Maintenance Mechanic

MAC Incorporated

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Maintenance Mechanic Ontario, California
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Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic
                 Packaging Level III

Department: Operations
Reports To: Facility and Equipment Maintenance Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Responsible for lubrication of all packaging, screening and grinding equipment when required. Responsible for advanced levels of mechanical, electrical and fabrication repairs on packaging and processing equipment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying  with Lockout/Tagout policies and procedures along with Safety/PPE rules and regulations.

Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines.

Completes  weekly schedule of lubrication on all chains, bearings and all parts sliding, rotating or rolling to include every moving part of all processing and packaging equipment when required. 

 Changes date coding equipment daily or as often as needed. 
Inspects and services all drop point spray tips when required.

Blowdowns  all electrical motors on a monthly basis or as often as  required.

Changes  facility light bulbs/tubes when required. 

Additional requirements:

Ability to perform advanced level electrical component replacement like variable frequency drives and ac motors. Also programming and uploading/downloading of preset VFD parameters.

Ability to adjust, remove and replace conveyor belts, pulleys, chains and bearings.

Ability to operate oxy/acetelyne torches for advanced  cutting and heating operations. 

Ability to operate plasma cutting equipment.

Ability to perform advanced  welding functions with arc and MIG wire feed welders.

Under direction from Facility and Maintenance Manager, assist in component and machinery design and reconstruction.

Ability to troubleshoot any and all electrical,mechanical and structural breakdowns during a production shift safely and perform repairs to minimize downtime.

Ability to maintain and change out consumable parts in grinding/processing equipment, including proper hardfacing and component build-up while using and knowing appropriate welding/hardfacing materials.

Ability to perform advanced AC/DC electrical troubleshooting.

Working knowledge of design/prep and painting of fabricated equipment.

Ability to install EMT and ridged electrical conduit.

Ability to start and run all mechanical and automated packaging and processing machinery.  

Supervisory Responsibilities                               

This position has not Supervisory responsibility. 


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information; Completes daily job cards with tasks completed and hours required for each activity.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.

Diversity – Promotes a harassment-free environment.

Quality Management – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.

Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses.

Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.  Attends and participates in operations department safety meetings.  Exhibits safe behaviors and attitude.  Takes responsibility for personal safety and safety of department. Submits quarterly WSI suggestion. 

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience  

High school diploma or minimum five years machinery related servicing and repair experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.                     

Language Skills                               

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively and communicate ideas during safety and group meetings.

Mathematical Skills                               

Ability to calculate basic addition, subtraction and multiplication for instructions and processes. Basic geometry skills for equipment/machinery design.

Reasoning Ability                               

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills     

Basic understanding of Word and Excel.                                              

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. If greater than this, assistance or machinery is required.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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