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.