Posted on: October 13, 2021
Responsible for the scheduled, unscheduled and preventative
maintenance and repair of a wide variety of beverage manufacturing
and packaging equipment requiring a strong mechanical skills base
to include: hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, conveyor systems
and PLC usage.
- Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information
obtained from operators in order to diagnose equipment
- Clean, lubricate, and adjust parts, equipment, and machinery.
- Disassemble machinery and equipment to remove parts and make
- Examine parts for defects such as breakage and excessive
- Observe and test the operation of machinery and equipment in
order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing
- Operate newly repaired machinery and equipment to verify the
adequacy of repairs.
- Reassemble equipment after completion of inspections, testing, or
- Repair and maintain the operating condition of industrial
production and processing machinery and equipment.
- Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of
machinery and equipment.
- Study blueprints and manufacturers' manuals to determine the
correct installation and operation of machinery.
- Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new
parts, and assemble new equipment.
- Demonstrate equipment functions and features to machine
- Record parts and materials used, and order or requisition new
parts and materials as necessary.
- Record repairs and maintenance performed.
- Enter codes and instructions to program computer-controlled
- Sometimes repairs or modifications are performed when blueprints
and manufactures specifications are unavailable or incomplete.
- Applies a wide variety of methods, procedures & techniques to
layout, install, align, repair, overhaul, & maintain various types
of machines encompassing mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and
electrical systems & operation principles.
- Utilizes safety and security practices and procedures following
established rules and regulations and maintains a safe, clean, and
secure work environment.
- Communicate with management, engineers, mechanics, and equipment
operators to advise them if there are any potential mechanical
- Execute the maintenance work schedule as provided by his/her
supervisor. Proper execution of the work schedule will require
strategic decisions to ensure the scheduled work will be completed
within the period scheduled. This effort requires the Lead to be
aware of CIP, sanitation and other periods of downtime.
- Keep the assigned Lead informed of all issues which may affect
the operational capability of the area processes and equipment.
- Seek assistance from the Lead on the work priority when confusion
or more tasks than manpower exists.
- Examine jobs to be done and determine scope and best way to
accomplish the work. Consult with requester, maintenance planner,
and/or supervisor when necessary.
- Obtain one-lines, drawings, instructional manuals and special
procedures, as needed, from files or other sources. Make any
additional sketches, diagrams, etc., necessary to clarify the
intent of the work order.
- Ensure the safety needs are given a top priority in operations
support and work execution. Some examples are Arc Flash/Shock
Hazard safety, confined space entry, LOTO, hazardous materials,
hand tool safe use, etc.
- Have complete knowledge of plant's processes and packaging
- Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in the execution of
the work schedule and operational support. Ensure the shop is
maintained in a safe and orderly fashion.
- Protect the integrity and quality of product at all times.
- Attend meetings and supports continuous improvement
- Recommend equipment to be included in preventive maintenance
- Suggest improvements to all maintenance processes, including
planning scheduling, preventive maintenance, corrective
maintenance, CMMS, storeroom operations, etc.
- Promote the conservation of energy.
- Maintain close contact with assigned maintenance crew, the
production supervisor and equipment operators.
- Keep the maintenance supervisor and/or manager properly informed
on all abnormal or critical situations and seeks advice on matters
outside of their knowledge or authority.
- Make recommendations for system improvement.
- Recommend additions to storeroom stock.
Shift start: Based on route
Shift length: 10 hours
Mon - Friday, weekends required
- Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 90 days
- Paid time off
- 401(k) plan
6 months of manufacturing experience preferred in the operation of
high-speed production machinery and monitoring of product quality.
Must supply own tools per the Maintenance required tool list
Experience with hydraulics, controls, welding, electrical, PLC’s,
machine tools and pneumatics Working knowledge of hand and power
tools Able to read one-line diagrams, blueprints and schematics.
Basic computer skills
- Must pass drug screen
- Must pass background check
- Must be at least 18+ years old
We are the world’s largest independent bottler for retailers and
A-brands in Europe and North America. We combine production of
retailer brands and contract manufacturing for branded beverage
companies on an effective multiuser production platform that
benefits from scale advantages and additional services. Our
production platform covers over 60 manufacturing sites in Europe,
US, Canada and Mexico providing customers with close proximity and
reliable service across geographies. Our global supply chain
expertise and local innovation capabilities offer an almost
unlimited variety of soft drinks, fruit juices and other beverages,
manufactured to individual customer specifications and
Keywords: Refresco, Paterson , Maintenance Technician, Other , Wharton, New Jersey
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