Maintenance Mechanic

Employer
Maryland Packaging
Location
Elkridge, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Who Is Maryland Packaging? Located in Elkridge, Maryland off Route 100 and a second location off Commerce Drive in Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland Packaging manufactures and packages food products under private labels, drink mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry - retail outlets, food manufacturers and food service businesses. We create differentiating products consumers prefer with unmatched quality, science, innovation and service. As a company recognized for exceptional commitment to employees, Maryland Packaging offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacations. Summary of Maintenance Mechanic Position Monitors and maintains smooth plant operation, including production and packaging processes, support systems and facilities. With little or no supervision, disassembles / assembles, repairs, constructs, overhauls, maintains and installs all types of new and existing processing and packaging equipment and conveying, hydraulic and air systems as required. Performs preventive and predictive maintenance tasks. Responds to calls for service to any line in a timely manner. Independently troubleshoots equipment that is in need of repair or that is operating at a substandard level. Makes repairs and adjustments in a timely fashion to ensure as little downtime as possible. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Work in cooperation with engineering, technical and production supervisors or outside contractors as directed. Form, fabricate, and assemble components for repairs and/or modifications to existing equipment as well as experimental projects. Assist other maintenance personnel as needed. Address building maintenance issues as required. Clean all machinery, equipment and tools as required. Keep work areas and maintenance shop neat and orderly. Comply with all safety and GMP requirements. Complete required and appropriate paperwork. Perform other tasks as directed. Position Requirements High School Education, GED minimum education, 2 years trade tech or equivalent preferred. 2 years experience in factory maintenance preferred. Must have factory experience and possess good trouble shooting abilities as well as knowledge of processing operations. Ability to read, write and interpret documents. Ability to communicate, read and write in English in order to understand and follow work, GMP and safety instructions. Must be able to work any day and/or shift including weekends and holidays. Must have physical ability and strength to perform assigned tasks. Required to lift and/or carry up to 55 pounds While performing the duties of these jobs, employees are regularly required to stand, talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or feel, push / pull, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach with hands and arms 2/3's of the time. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes that occur on the production line. Must be able to communicate and work in a team environment.

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