Production Mechanic

MAC Incorporated

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Production Mechanic SCOTIA, New York
Job Ref:
36360

PLANT IN SCOTIA NY IS LOOKING FOR 8 PRODUCTION MECHANIC. LOOKING FOR CANDIDATES WITH EXPEREINCE AS A MACHINIST BUT ALSO HAVE TO HAVE MECHANICAL SKILLS HANDS ON. 

ADDRESS FOR THE PLANT: SCOTIA, NY 

SHIFT:  2nd Shift- 3-11:30pm

MUST HAVE'S :
Mechanical aptitude; skills include, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, 
troubleshooting and repair of production machines 

MUST HAVE'S :
Mechanical aptitude; skills include, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, 
troubleshooting and repair of production machines 

Job Purpose: 
The production technician is responsible for the general safe operation, adherence to Good Manufacturing 
Practices (GMP) and overall productivity of multiple machines in the Servo and Dish departments. This position 
requires the person be able to effectively troubleshoot complex machine problems as well as rapidly address 
routine issues and tasks to ensure machine up-time is maximized throughout the work centers and efficiencies 
are met while maintaining expected quality and safety standards. 
Job Requirements: 
? Machine operator experience in a repetitive manufacturing environment is a plus 
? Mechanical aptitude; skills include, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, 
troubleshooting and repair of production machines 
? Must be capable of climbing ladders and/or stairs 
? Ability to stand for an 8 – 12 hour shift 
? Ability to lift up to 50 pounds throughout the day 
? Ability to work in a fast-paced, repetitive and team oriented environment 
? Perform basic visual quality inspection of finished goods 
? Must be capable of cleaning with chemicals using protective gear 
Job Details: 
The areas a production technician must be proficient in include, but are not limited to; machine operation 
(including rear and front end set-up and troubleshooting), maintaining speed and up-time on multiple machines, 
performing roll changes, clearing paper jams, pulling die heads (including associated paperwork), replacing 
knives and rubbers, shimming heads for levelness, operating print stations, completing print station set ups, 
maintaining glue assemblies, gathering supplies for the team including but not limited to ink, bags, labels, and 
boxes, also tracking box counts, number of roll changes, and downtime for daily paperwork, troubleshooting of 
poor quality dishes with proper corrective actions, training and support for both fellow technicians and packers, 
ability to understand the production schedule, able to effectively communicate and work as a team, as well as 
ability to communicate with the group lead and shift supervisor. The position also entails general housekeeping 
duties throughout and at the end of the shift and, when smooth operation is in progress, watching for general 
quality issues and assisting in packing product to maximize productivity of the line. 
Daily Job Duties: 
Primary Duties: 
? Comply and follow SQP’s food safety and workplace safety policies 
? Comply with good manufacturing practices as required
? Ensure that all safety guards are in place 
? Check product quality at each machine such as glue, knife cutting, print, and tray forming correctly 
? Strict adherence to established processes such as, head pulls, printer and roll changeovers, etc. 
? Ensure equipment is performing to standard expectations for speed and up-time to maximize efficiency 
? Check the most current production schedule per machine to ensure proper BOMs (including paper rolls 
already dropped behind each machine) 
? Coordinate priorities and prep for changeovers with other technicians, group leads, and shift supervisors 
? Troubleshoot and fix issues with the machines (including basic paper jams) then restart and monitor SQP – Production Technician Page 2 of 2
? Notify group lead and/or shift supervisor regarding any downtime which cannot be clearly diagnosed
? Clean glue heads and assemblies as required for functionality 
? Assist with cleaning and maintaining of neat work area 
? Communicate with outgoing shift regarding any pertinent safety , quality and production issues 
? Complete any paperwork assigned (head pull sheets, downtime tracking, etc.) 
? Training Junior technicians as production technician back up 
Secondary duties: 
? Stock cases, labels and bags for packers 
? Open and prep rolls for upcoming roll changes (including cleaning roll staging area throughout shift) 
? Provide guidance to packers (primarily done by the Senior packer) 
? Relieves packers and techs for breaks and lunches 
? Training of Senior packers in their job duties 
General: 
? Communicate with supervisors and maintenance of any issues (including issuing work orders for 
maintenance requests)

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