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Plant Mechanic in Fairless Hills, PA at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

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Job Description

Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs to plant production and processing equipment. On afternoon or midnight shift including: screening operation and associated conveyors, automatic packaging lines consisting of belt conveyors, baggers, weigh scale, bag heat sealer, palletizer and stretch wrap machine. Responsible for keeping his/her work area safe, maintaining good housekeeping, and efficient operation of the facility. 



  1. Diagnose and troubleshoot plant production and packaging equipment, sensors and controls.
  2. Perform repairs of equipment to maintain an efficient operation and returns equipment to safe operation.
  3. Lubricates services equipment and components to minimize breakdowns.
  4. Responsible for completing proper maintenance records and preventive maintenance assignments.
  5. Assists with spare and repair parts ordering, complete Storeroom part withdrawal paperwork.
  6. Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and maintains associated records in an accurate and timely manner.
  7. Observes all Federal, State and Company safety regulations.
  8. Maintains assigned work areas in a neat and orderly fashion.
  9. Reports all breakdowns, damage, bad product and/or spillage to supervision immediately.
  10. Performs all required safety and quality procedures, including lock out/tag out as required.
  11. Dismantles equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  12. Inspects and diagnoses used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Prior mechanical and/or electrical equipment and mobile equipment experience preferred as well as experience in an industrial environment
  • Minimum four (4) years of maintenance experience in a production packaging environment.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with Mechanical/Electrical Apprentice program or Technical School graduate in Mechanical /Electrical program and related experience.
Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.




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