Lead Maintnance Mechanic


Manufacturing and Production

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Elmwood Park

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Hackensack, NJ - (USA) 505 Main St NJ Hackensack , NJ 07601

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Job Description

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to perform maintenance (PM) and machine adherence to keep the production floor operating.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime.

* Must have a sense of urgency to production lines break downs.

* Understand/follow production schedule to ensure effective changeovers on packaging equipment.

* Supports all changeovers on all packaging equipment are completed in an efficient manner.

* Conduct creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements.

* Experience in food manufacturing/processing.

* GMP, SQF, HACCP experience

* Good understanding of repairing conveyors, chains, motors, light electrical repairs.

* Knowledge of general building repairs.

* Coach/train operators on equipment settings.

* Work with team members and operators to ensure the daily production schedule is followed


* Wexxar Box erectors, 3M Case sealers

* Video jet, Webber Labelers

* Avatar 3200 pouching/Bagging ( VFFS)

* Ohlson Multi-head weighers/scaling systems

* Hobart mixers, Urschel grinders

* Bosh flow wrappers, Hydrauflake flakers and slicers, FCS multiformers

* Hydraulic systems


Oversees and supervises safety initiatives, including but not limited:

* This position will require a very safety oriented person to perform maintenance duties in a team environment

* Participates in safety meetings

* Takes ownership of safety processes; performs maintenance safety program audits (Lockout/Tag out, Fall Protection, PPE).

* Ensure machinery in area is safe and working optimally; maintain constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.


* Minimum 5+ year's mechanical and electrical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

* Strong electrical experience with processing and packaging equipment, required

* Experience in food manufacturing is strongly preferred

* Working knowledge of PLC's frequency drives, motor controls, instrumentation

* Must be able to read and comprehend ladder logic, electrical schematics, procedures and manuals

* Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.

* Willingness to work off shift, weekends, and holidays

* Perform other duties as assigned.


* High School diploma and/or GED, required

* Technical school experience, preferred