Under general supervision, performs journey-level duties in ensuring that machines and equipment are properly maintained or repaired when necessary by personally completing repairs.
Essential Job Functions
This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
• Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
• Troubleshoots or performs necessary repairs on various types of production and packaging equipment.
• Performs preventative maintenance on production machinery according to PM schedules.
• Performs general maintenance including welding and basic electric; fabricates and installs parts when necessary, and documents all repair or maintenance work done on any equipment.
• Assists in training and coaching other Maintenance Mechanics.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge and Skills
• Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements.
Equipment operations and maintenance practices.
Standard Operating Procedures for equipment operations including safety rules and regulations.
• Mechanical, electrical and pneumatic control systems, chillers and water systems.
• Mechanical and electrical principles and applications.
• Food or pharmaceutical equipment.
• Troubleshooting problems with production equipment.
Complying with all Company policies and procedures.
• Following all Company safety rules and regulations, recognizing hazards and taking appropriate corrective action.
• Analyzing and troubleshooting minor problems with equipment, identifying solutions, recommending and implementing methods, procedures, and/or techniques for resolution.
Performing preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment and operating systems.
• Designing and fabricating components, assemblies or machine modifications.
Maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
• Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.
Understanding and following written and oral instructions.
• Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals contacted in the course of work including outside vendors, contractors or suppliers.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
: Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling, stooping and crouching climbing and walking, vision to monitor, occasional lifting of equipment or materials weighing up to 75 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment. Work is performed in a manufacturing environment.
: High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by hands-on or vocational school training, and a minimum of two (2) years of mechanical maintenance experience, preferably in food, cosmetic or pharmaceutical industry in a manufacturing environment; or two (2) years of satisfactory work experience as a Mechanic I, Equipment Maintenance, or an equivalent combination of training and experience, and valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving history.
Watson Pharmaceuticals - 16 months ago