MAINTENANCE MECHANIC I - 3rd SHIFT
Company: NOW Foods
Posted on: November 19, 2023
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following.
Other duties may be assigned.
Under direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, assigns jobs and
tasks and monitors the progress of production and maintenance
Installs, operates, maintains, repairs, lubricates, checks and
troubleshoots complex processing and high speed packaging machinery
and other equipment in the facility.
Performs PM and repair work in accordance with company processes
and procedures. Tracks and supports PM activities.
Documents work and completes reports using NOW's computerized
Maintenance software (CMSS) and paper forms. Initiates purchase
order request forms for parts and supplies.
Provides general production support and training as required.
Trains and mentors lower level maintenance mechanics.
Actively participates in root cause analysis and other plant
continuous improvement initiatives. Recommends and implements
continuous improvement ideas.
Seeks out ways to improve equipment performance and quality of
product. Recommends changes related to equipment use to increase
efficiency. Keeps the supervisor informed of problem areas.
Trains, mentors and orients maintenance employees new to the
department, acquainting them with the details and functions of
their new jobs, and how these responsibilities relate to the
functioning of the company as a whole. Responds to and answers any
questions new employees may have during their scheduled shift
Operates as a replacement worker for absent or vacationing
Complies with safety and GMP requirements.
SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
Supports a culture of safe production and operations; follows all
safety rules and procedures. Actively participates in the safety
program by: engaging in training activities to learn what
constitutes a safety hazard; reporting safety concerns to the
supervisor, submitting safety suggestions, and correcting or
reporting to the appropriate people when an employee sees a
workplace health or safety hazard, until it is resolved. Assists
with communicating safety information to new employees. Fulfills
responsibilities as outlined in the company safety management
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or
technical school; or two to five years related experience and/or
training (electrical, machine shop, machine troubleshooting,
pneumatics, hydraulics, OSHA standards, lock-out/tag-out, etc.); or
equivalent combination of education and experience. General
knowledge of electric, welding and machine shop required. Food or
pharmaceutical industry experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to
communicate effectively to coworkers and supervisors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and
statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Basic computer skills required, including proficiency in Microsoft
Word and Excel. Must have excellent interpersonal, coaching,
training and team-building skills. Excellent organizational,
planning and attention to detail. Initiative to complete tasks on
time with minimal supervision required.
Ability to work other shifts and weekends and to travel to other
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe 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 regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms, including overhead reaching and horizontally on a ladder;
ascend and/or descend stairs; bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or
The employee must regularly lift, move (in some cases drag items),
slide, raise and/or place:
Step on and off ladders and equipment at 24 inches.
Grasp 50 lbs. of force.
Push and pull 42 lbs. of force at 36 inches.
Lift up to 60 lbs. from floor to waist.
Lift up to 60 lbs. from 31 inches, carry for 5 feet and return to
31 inch surface.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here
are representative of those an employee encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently
works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently
exposed to herbal aromas, dust, and/or airborne particles. The
employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in
outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes,
cold, and heat. The employee is required to travel to other
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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