Pack Tech I-PACKTECH-2
American Sugar Refining Inc. - Baltimore, MD

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Description/Job Summary The Packaging Technician installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and dismantles packaging equipment and related equipment associated with the refinery

  • Monitors equipment operations and preforms mechanical repairs and adjustments as necessary
  • Inspects and replaces pneumatic and hydraulic hoses
  • Diagnosis and repairs mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic malfunction(s)
  • Diagnosis and repairs circuit and component issues
  • Install and dismantle packaging and related equipment
  • Reports the general condition of equipment and recommends replacement when necessary to supervisor
  • Responsible for:
    • setup, start-up, and operation of packaging machines
    • minor and major adjustments before start-up and during operation
    • for completing and keeping required packaging reports, logs, and other paperwork
    • requisitioning materials and parts
    • preventive maintenance
    • machine and work area cleanliness
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by his/her Supervisor

Required Skills Ability to:
  • respond with troubleshooting methods under time and delivery pressure.
    work from blueprints, drawings, sketches and verbal orders
  • program and maintain coder system
  • perform repairs and tests on mechanical packaging equipment such as clutch assemblies, gear head motors, reduction drive units and high pressure glue pumps
  • perform minor and major adjustments to machines
Must have:
  • basic computer skills
  • electrical, electronics, pneumatics, and welding skills and experience

Required Experience
  • At least two years consistent work history as a mechanic in a manufacturing environment

Required Education
  • High school diploma or GED

Required Qualifications Must be:
  • willing to work nights, weekends, rotating shifts, holidays and overtime as needed.
  • able to work in loud production environments
  • able to work in extreme temperatures
  • thoroughly knowledgeable of measurement and weighing systems
  • 18 years of age or older
Ability to:
  • lift up to 50lbs frequently
  • reach and use arms in a repetitive motion frequently
  • stand and walk constantly, bend and stoop occasionally
  • work in safe and proficient manner
  • work in confined spaces
  • be certified to operate a forklift and other mobile industrial equipment.
  • work independently as well as a team player
  • be certified to operate a forklift and other mobile industrial equipment.
  • able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
Must have:
  • strong knowledge of Food Safety, Regulatory, and Good Manufacturing Practices is preferred
  • strong knowledge of packaging equipment and packaging process or mechanical aptitude
  • a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency