The Production Line Mechanic will be responsible for all production maintenance, including product quality control, line maintenance, and repair of line machinery and equipment. This role involves applying mechanical expertise in determining work methods and procedures for producing quality product. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Follow, without exception, all work instructions and safety policies, including use of all PPE and safety equipment
Examine machine controls to install plate changeovers and start up machines for production needs when required
Perform routine preventive maintenance checks on all production equipment and machinery
Repair basic mechanical components and replace parts on machines such as bearings, filters, wiring, valves, gauges and switches
Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of problem
Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments
Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements
Lubricate and clean machinery and support equipment to maintain housekeeping and preventive maintenance standards within the plant
Document and track changeover times and record
Accomplish all work orders to maintain safety; reduce downtime; decrease scrap; improve quality production; and improve plant efficiency
Follows all safety rules and procedures including Lockout/Tagout program, housekeeping, and 5S standards and observes the operations to insure a safe work environment
Perform other related duties as assigned
Job Requirements Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
3-5 years' experience in a maintenance related position within a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience
Ability to interpret documents such as procedure manuals, blue prints, schematics, charts, diagrams, etc.
Ability to use precision measuring devices including amp meters, electric meters, and hydraulic gauges
Basic understanding of systems, equipment and schematics
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Good troubleshooting skills
Basic mathematical skills used to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use decimals and fractions
Ability to perform work in a mature and professional manner, demonstrate personal responsibility, and perform all assigned duties
Must be able to work overnight hours
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Incumbent must be able to read technical documents, letters, forms and reports and communicate verbally, and in writing, to internal and external customers, employees, suppliers and vendors.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is expected to work within the plant for the majority of their shift. The noise level in the work environment is usually high and ear protection is mandatory while on the plant floor.