Maintenance Mechanic

Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Posted: 03/24/2023 Industry: Maintenance Job Number: 32304

Job Description

Why work for this client?
A 30-year strong, manufacturing company
Focused on growth, efficiency, and continuous improvement as a company
Striving to provide opportunity, stability, & work-life balance for our employees

8-hour shifts
Temperature controlled production floor
401(k) with company match
Annual profit sharing
Tuition Assistance
Paid Holidays immediately after hire date
Paid Vacation
Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
Company-paid Short & Long-term Disability, AD&D, and Life Insurance

Position Summary (A Day in the Life)
This person will perform job duties with direction from the Plant Manager & Shift Supervisor. Duties also include being accountable for machine performance, and productivity.

Primary Responsibilities
Perform job duties in a safe manner (this includes wearing eye and hearing protection in designated areas).
Start and stop all equipment in a proper and safe manner.
Perform daily walk downs to ensure machines are at required efficiency and production levels.
Complete machine/line changeovers, including all downstream equipment (leak detectors, conveyors, flamers, box erectors, etc.) to maintain production orders and levels per production schedule.
With direct supervision of Quality Control personnel help perform first piece quality checks (OFC, T, E, etc.) with the known bottle specifications, while completing the proper documentation to support findings.
Prepare in-house computer system with proper codes (downtime, jobs, etc.) during changeover process.
Maintains proper paperwork, logs and records (work orders, machine problems, settings, mold maintenance, and mold design changes) as required.
Makes complete machine changeovers and calibrations (heads, molds, tooling, stretch-rods, blow pins, blow nozzles, etc.) without any assistance or set-up aids (Set-up Sheets, Cartridges, or Saved Programs) within specified time period.
Work closely with management with total hands on processing of all new products / materials to determine proper materials and cycle standards.
Perform daily walk downs to ensure proper levels of materials (virgin and regrind) are being introduced to the process.
Work closely with management on items (tooling, etc.) that need to be purchased or repaired for the processing portion of the equipment.
Order and maintain inventory/stock regarding items for the processing portion (tooling and mold components, etc.) of the equipment.
Complete new and old product/material samples as requested.
Work closely with maintenance to ensure equipment is at industry standard.
Troubleshoot equipment regarding processing issues.
Fill in when requested for other job duties/functions (Supervisors, Mechanics, Maintenance, etc.)
During the machine set-up process perform housekeeping duties such as keeping floor clear of debris (scraps, blobs, excess flash, preforms), cleaning machines in a safe manner in accordance with American Institute of Baking (AIB) regulations.
May be asked to cover for other shift Supervisors and Machine Operator / Mechanic (B or A Class) during personnel shortage (vacations, sick leave etc.)
If requested, enter production quantities into the in-house computer production/inventory systems.
Assist co-workers where needed.

Must have comprehensive mechanical tools to complete required machine tasks.
Must have basic mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical skills.
Requires constant visual attention, ability to discern flaws in containers.
Must know and be able to assist in the training of lower classification employees on the in-house computer inventory systems for production entries.

Physical Requirements
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must be able to lift 75-100 pounds occasionally.
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