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Production Mechanic in Franklin Township, NJ at Synerfac

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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Job Description

Work for a Central New Jersey area leading manufacturer of popular brand confections and other fine foods.

Production Mechanic:

•Responsible for the continuous and uninterrupted functioning of all packaging line systems and equipment
•Interacts with plant and production management, and the maintenance department

1.Report food safety and quality issues to Plant management and SQFP
2.Troubleshoot and repair all packaging line systems and equipment including vertical form and fill bagging machines, rotary cartoners, weigh scales, tapers and conveyors
3.Make changeover adjustments to product bag, box size changes and to the machines
4.Perform preventive maintenance to ensure all packaging equipment functions properly
5.Grease, oil, clean, adjust and track all appropriate places as set forth by manufacturer's recommended PM schedules
6.Provide accurate and timely documentation of work in the equipment logbooks, communications , and verbally to coworkers during shift hand offs
7.Assist in the training of others
8.Maintain machinery to comply with customer specifications as well as manufacturers specifications
9.Maintain and repair all machinery such that food safety and quality is ensured
10.Maintain equipment to meet desired processing rates

  Job Requirements  


•2-5 years experience
•High School education or equivalent is required
•Practical experience in troubleshooting and diagnosing all major pieces of packaging equipment required
•Must be able to competently adjust and repair packaging equipment in a timely manner
•Must be skilled in mechanical repair, equipment set up, preventive maintenance and equipment changeovers
•Experience with Bosch, GEA twin bagger, and Matrix machinery is preferred

• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, properly complete documentation (daily time sheets, line changeover sheets, critical control point sheets, etc.) and equipment logbooks is essential
•Basic math and computer skills are preferred
•Willing to be trained
•Ability to read, speak, and write English is essential, fluent in Spanish and/or English are preferred

Kevin Stines
Synerfac Technical Staffing
Phone: 732-271-9333
Fax: 732-271-9110