• Packaging Mechanic

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Packaging Mechanic sets up, troubleshoots, provides preventive maintenance, and repair to packaging equipment in a manufacturing environment.

    This is a 2nd shift position with working hours of 3pm - 11:30pm.


    • Set-up, operation, and cleaning,  and repair of various packaging equipment,  e.g. Bottle Filler, Bottle Unscrambler, Cartoners, Labelers, Powder Fillers, Stick pack machines, Induction Sealer, Labeler, Case Tapers, Tube filler, Bundlers etc.
    • Perform corrective and preventative maintenance aseptically
    • Troubleshoot major mechanical or electrical breakdowns.
    • Effectively communicate and  multi task.
    • Respond to equipment faults and error messages, to assess potential product impact and act to identify and address root cause. 
    • Identify improvement opportunities in given processes / procedures.
    • Maintain area orderly and clean during all operations.
    • Training of other Packaging Mechanics.
    • Assist in the design / redesign of process equipment as production requirements warrant.
    • Assist in quality investigations and CAPAs.
    • Other duties as assigned.





    • 3+ years working in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment
    • Solid understanding of cGMP practices and concepts, SOP, Lock Out Tag Out, and OSHA regulations required
    • Ability to read, comprehend and follow SOPs written in English
    • General mechanical and electrical troubleshooting  skills necessary to diagnose, disassemble, repair and reassemble packaging equipment.
    • Knowledge of packaging equipment set-up, adjustments, and packaging documentation is preferred.
    • Ability to lift 35 lbs. for short periods of time.
    • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment
    • Must be able to move about the facility
    • Must be able to work overtime as needed
    • Knowledge of Serialization, or SAP a plus



    • High school diploma /Trade School Required,
    • Equipment / Trouble Shooting Training desired.


    • Packaging or related experience is required.
    • Skills and experience in both mechanical and electrical systems.
    • Sterile Background a plus.


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