Set Up Mechanic

Company: Pharmavite® LLC ( Learn More )

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US-AL-Opelika
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Full-Time
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Job Description We currently are seeking a dynamic, strategic, and innovative Set Up Mechanic. This key position will be based in our facility in Opelika, AL. For more than 45 years, Pharmavite has been a trusted leader in the wellness industry, recognized for providing quality vitamins, minerals and supplements under our Nature Made® brand name. Who We Are: Our mission is People creating new products for better health worldwide. What We Do: Our vision is inspiring the healthiest you through more complete nutrition... Wherever you are in life. As a member of the Pharmavite team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package featuring medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, and long term disability coverage. In addition, employees enjoy educational assistance, credit union membership, substantial discounts on our products, and 11 paid holidays per year. Position Summary: As a member of the Packaging Line Team, will perform a variety of semi-skilled mechanic work to perform precision set-up of all packaging equipment for Changeover and be capable of operating all packaging production equipment: Unscrambler, IMA Filler, Cottoner, NJM Capper/Sealer/Retorquer, NJM Labeler/Optel Vision System, Accraply Neck Bander/Sleeve Bander, and Polypack indexer/Orienter. Perform basic preventive maintenance and minor mechanical repairs, mechanical adjustments, HMI screen set-up, be responsible for disassembling, cleaning, re-assembling, adjusting and installing tooling in support of production operations in accordance with production standards. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: • Plan changeover schedule for each packaging line to include changeover parts are cleaned and inspected prior to each changeover, review changeover checklist, set-up and start-up each piece of packaging equipment, and support line until steady state operation is achieved. • Use hand tools, portable power tools and material handling equipment to perform a precision set-up during production line change over. • Identifies and performs adjustments to improve production during line operation to meet all production requirements, including line speeds, quality, efficiency, daily production output and required change over times, OEE. • Performs routine preventive maintenance on equipment by making regular inspections and completing assigned preventive maintenance work orders. • Troubleshoots malfunctions in equipment and performs minor repairs. • Assist senior mechanics in diagnosing problems in order to learn to perform complex repairs. • Issues maintenance requests for major repairs. • Maintains all required documentation including cleaning logs, maintenance logs and production records. • Performs all duties in compliance with safety rules, Standard Operating Procedures and current Good manufacturing Practices. • Assists in the operation of production equipment by performing the duties of a Packaging Line technician and Packaging Line Lead when necessary. • Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or the equivalent. Certification: None Experience: Requires a working knowledge of the packaging operation, usually resulting from a minimum of one year experience. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Requires: • Sufficient mechanical aptitude to perform routine repairs, adjustments and precision set-up procedures on packaging equipment. • The ability to safely work with standard hand tools and portable hands tools. • Read, write and speak English fluently in order to communicate equipment problems, read and understand operating manuals and maintain written records. Physical Requirements: Stand/walk and perform physical labor for most of the working shift. Pull, push, squat, etc. to accomplish repairs. Intermittently lift loads of up to 50 pounds. Environment: Intermittent exposure to noise levels loud enough to require the use of hearing protection. Warm or cold temperature levels, fumes, vibration, dust, etc. sufficient to cause minor discomfort. The need for the employee to wear a uniform, hair net, safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, dust mask, respirator, protective gloves and back support, as necessary. Safety: Responsible for the safety and well being of themselves and all other employees on the shift by maintaining an organized and safe work environment at all times. Supervisory Responsibility: None Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet. Visit our Product Web Site: www.naturemade.com/ Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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