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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic (Food & Beverage Manufacturing)

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Paterson, NJ
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 04, 2019
Job ID
Position: Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Position Summary:   The primary responsibility of this position is to perform maintenance (PM) and machine adherence to keep the production floor operating.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preventative maintenance (PM) according to PM schedule to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Must have a sense of urgency to production lines break downs.
  • Understand/follow production schedule to ensure effective changeovers on packaging equipment.
  • Supports all changeovers on all packaging equipment are completed in an efficient manner.
  • Conduct creative problem solving to identify and perform equipment improvements.
  • Experience in food manufacturing/processing.
  • GMP, SQF, HACCP experience
  • Good understanding of repairing conveyors, chains, motors, light electrical repairs.
  • Knowledge of general building repairs.
  • Coach/train operators on equipment settings.
  • Work with team members and operators to ensure the daily production schedule is followed

  • Wexxar Box erectors, 3M Case sealers
  • Video jet, Webber Labelers
  • Avatar 3200 pouching/Bagging( VFFS)
  • Ohlson Multi-head weighers/scaling systems
  • Hobart mixers, Urschel grinders
  • Bosh flow wrappers, Hydrauflakeflakers and slicers, FCS multiformers
  • Hydraulic systems

Oversees and supervises safety initiatives, including but not limited:
  • This position will require a very safety oriented person to perform maintenance duties in a team environment
  • Participates in safety meetings
  • Takes ownership of safety processes; performs maintenance safety program audits (Lockout/Tag out, Fall Protection, PPE).
  • Ensure machinery in area is safe and working optimally; maintain constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.

  • Minimum 5+ year’s mechanical and electrical maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong electrical experience with processing and packaging equipment, required
  • Experience in food manufacturing is strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge of PLC’s frequency drives, motor controls, instrumentation
  • Must be able to read and comprehend ladder logic, electrical schematics, procedures and manuals
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to work off shift, weekends, and holidays
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High School diploma and/or GED, required
  • Technical school experience, preferred

No sponsorship visa (H1-B, etc) candidates at this time, sorry.
Qualified candidates must submit their resume in Microsoft Word format along with at least three professional references to:
Phil Montoya
Director of Sourcing
3735 SW 8th Street, Suite 205
Miami, FL 33134
P: 832-266-1610
Fax: 305-520-0138
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