Manufacturing Mechanic


Manufacturing and Production

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Portsmouth, NH - (USA) 51 Islington Street Suite 3 NH Portsmouth , NH - 03801 Phone : 603-742-1961



Job Description

Job Objective

The Manufacturing Mechanic is responsible for ensuring that the manufacturing equipment and room are maintained, repaired, and updated as needed for efficient, cost-effective, safe manufacturing environment and meet regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

1. Perform preventive maintenance on all manufacturing equipment and maintain accurate and thorough records.

2. Conduct regular inspection of equipment to identify repairs needed, safety issues, etc.

3. Assist in training Manufacturing Line Operators on safety programs that relate to maintenance (i.e. lock-out/tag-out program).

4. Recommends, evaluates, and installs new equipment and/or line improvements.

5. Reviews and works towards reducing production downtime caused by equipment issues.

6. Coordinate and oversee maintenance and repairs using outside vendors to ensure timely completion within approved budget.

7. Maintain cleanliness of work areas.

8. Ensure equipment is designed for timely and efficient changeovers.

9. Continuously improve on the process/equipment with a focus on safety, quality and efficiency.

10. Maintain adequate supply of spare parts.

11. Respond to off-hours calls for building and equipment issues as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

1. Follow and trains staff on all company policies and procedures for safety, quality, and sanitation with regard to maintenance and equipment, including food safety.

2. Perform other job duties as assigned including assisting with other facilities and mechanical repairs as needed

3. May be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week periodically as business needs require, including evenings and weekends

4. Exhibit and promote manufacturing teamwork guidelines.

Education, Experience, and Skills

1. Technical or trade school graduate

2. 5+ years experience in maintenance/repair of production equipment

3. State of Maine boiler maintenance license (4th class or higher) preferred

4. Must have valid driver's license with no restrictions

5. Must be able to bend, stretch, reach, climb ladders, life 50 lbs. on occasion and stand for several hours at a time.