Production Mechanic Job Description

Production Mechanic Job Description

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Production mechanic provides full technical support to production area including but not limited to, equipment set up, ensuring quality expectations and monitoring multiple high-speed assembly machines.

Production Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Observe all safety and quality rules and procedures
Ensure adherence to applicable policies and procedures - Must be able to work both independently and as a team member
Adhere to all safety procedures a
Cutting, sizing, and measuring state of the art composite materials in accordance with process sheet instructions
Disassembly and assembly of aircraft components
Manipulating state of the art materials by stretching and heating to secure material to form molds
Performing composite and metal fabrication finishing work within extremely tight tolerances to achieve required quality requirements
Check machines in operation on a continual basis in order to detect problems
Submit accurate production reports daily and timely
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management, including food safety

Production Mechanic Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Production Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: LOTO, ASE, GMP, CPR, APICS

Education for Production Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the production mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Industrial, Industrial Technology, Fashion, Associates, Education, General Education, Welding, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Skills for Production Mechanic

Desired skills for production mechanic include:

Plant quality standards
Hydraulic and pneumatics
Mechanical principles in a high-speed can manufacturing line
Procedures
Hardware configurations
Applications
But not limited to
Company policies
Computer theories
Electrical

Desired experience for production mechanic includes:

Must be able to read a manual micrometer, dial indicator and calipers
Must have experience working with close machine tolerances, using a micrometer and dial indicator and apply the results to the work being performed
Proven ability for attention to detail the ability to pay close attention to the process control requirements based on customer needs
Quality first attitude and ability to work effectively in a team environment
Flexibility to work both day and night shifts as required
Prefer 3-5 min

Production Mechanic Examples

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Production Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a production mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for production mechanic
  • Communicates and documents all daily and project work activities, and is able to safely perform the most complex, difficult assignments with minimal to no direction and can answer questions or train other personnel in those areas
  • Maintain all major mechanical systems safe and in operation during production, including platemaking, pressroom, post press and newsprint, , central plant systems such as HVAC, power distribution, and lighting
  • Restore operations in the event of power outages or other events that cause downtime in critical systems
  • Operates and troubleshoots manufacturing line equipment to ensure all machinery in assigned area is properly set-up and demonstrating established production requirements
  • Performs preventative maintenance and line change-overs in an efficient and effective manner
  • Notify supervisor or leads of any non-standard or sub-performance operational issues quality and safety issues
  • Interacts with Maintenance, Metrology and Engineering team members manufacturing and other internal/external customers
  • Inspects job site and equipment to be dismantled, erected or moved
  • Responsible for efficient operation, corrective and preventive maintenance of Aseptic vial fill/finish, Metered-Dose Inhaler, Dry Powder Inhaler and relative support processes
  • Help maintain parts inventory
Qualifications for production mechanic
  • Candidate must have their own basic tools
  • A high school graduate or equivalent with 3+ years working experience as a mechanic (high-speed manufacturing setting is preferred)
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a maintenance/production mechanic or a similiar role
  • Experience in High-speed packaging environment, and troubleshooting skills is preferred
  • Must have recent applicable experience
  • Five+ years of relevant work experience in an industrial repair and maintenance department of a large-scale printing operation
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Production Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a production mechanic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for production mechanic
  • Perform preventive and routine maintenance procedures on various type of production machinery
  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Understands and assists in implementing safety procedures and cGMP’s
  • Order equipment and or parts from appropriate suppliers as needed
  • Lead the revision and implementation of LOTO program across site, with EHS and support all EHS programs
  • Operate as back up to Manufacturing Technician when needed
  • Perform scheduled set-ups and changeovers on assigned mechanical equipment
  • Perform repair/replacement of equipment on production lines
  • Determine the root cause of mechanical equipment failure
  • Ability to pay attention to detail ability to pay close attention to the process control requirements based on customer needs
Qualifications for production mechanic
  • Experience with maintenance of mission critical production automation systems strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of related mechanical experience
  • Journey level knowledge and domnstrated proficiency with electro-mechanical systems, general machine shop practices and HVAC systerms
  • Able to work all shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Minimum of 2 yrs experience in maintenance field required
  • Able to handle change in team requirements such as rotation of roles, work schedules and unexpected events
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Production Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a production mechanic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for production mechanic
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair batteries and chargers as needed
  • Also provide mechanical support for production machines and related equipment by finding causes of problems, proposing and implementing solutions by performing appropriate repair and maintenance work
  • Prepare reports and logs to keep department management, production operations and all shifts informed on on-going repairs, problems, potential solutions
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain all packaging and support equipment to optimize efficiency and quality
  • Conducts line changeovers and makes necessary set-up and adjustments as required by the production schedule
  • Perform line alteration, rebuilding as necessary
  • Assist in Engineering on equipment installations
  • Repair and fabricate parts as required
  • Oil, lubricate, and check equipment and production lines
  • Operate forklift trucks as required to move equipment or materials
Qualifications for production mechanic
  • 2 years experience fixing mail/bindery equipment
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have the ability to use all standard tools of the trade
  • Preferred experience in a food/pharmaceutical/ or printing environment but not a requirement
  • Associate’s degree in a technical curriculum with 3 years experience in aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing / processing OR 6 years maintenance experience in aseptic pharmaceutical manufacturing / processing
  • BMS experience is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting of production lines
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Production Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for production mechanic
  • Manage, motivate, develop and provide direct leadership to maintenance staff
  • Evaluate incoming work notifications, prioritize and ensure that all scheduled work orders are completed in the allocated time
  • Review completed work orders for correctness and completeness
  • Perform periodic inspections of recently maintained equipment so as to observe the quality of the maintenance performed and the operating condition of the equipment
  • Assist with the implementation of capital projects
  • Provide fast and efficient response for emergency breakdowns and service calls
  • Communicate status of preventative maintenance work orders and other assignments to production manager and manufacturing support team
  • Facilitate and lead on-the-job and safety training for the maintenance team
  • Supervise contractors and vendors while performing work for the maintenance department on company property
  • Ensure compliance will all required federal and state regulations to ensure that corrective action requests are dealt with in an effective and timely manner
Qualifications for production mechanic
  • This position also requires the ability to read and understand service manuals
  • Must be able to work in conditions that may be unfavorable
  • Work schedule may vary but is mainly a Monday thru Friday dayside job
  • A High School diploma or equivalent, with a strong preference for trade school or vocational training and a minimum of two years mechanic experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven problem solving and troubleshooting skills with industrial equipment
  • A mechanical aptitude with the ability to working independently, using manuals to learn and master equipment operation and solve production issues
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Production Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of production mechanic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for production mechanic
  • Report mandated safety, quality, productivity and efficiency results
  • Accomplish high quality position and shop welds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of Boiler Plant operations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Production Manager
  • Replace and maintain bearings and gears in Funk, Allison, and Clark transmissions
  • Maintain heavy equipment such as track hoes and front-end loading style equipment, Caterpillars and Motor Graders
  • Repair and maintain various hydraulic systems
  • Operate large manual hand tools and electric, pneumatic, or hydraulic hand tools such as drills and impact wrenches
  • Occasionally operate other heavy equipment as required
  • Responsible for pulling skids of finished product from production floor to Q-area with hand truck
Qualifications for production mechanic
  • The ability to pass a written mechanics test
  • Current openings on 2nd and 3rd shift
  • Must provide personal tools and toolbox
  • Intermittent bending/stooping/reaching/crouching/walking
  • Full time regular employees
  • Three to five years’ maintenance experience in an industrialized environment

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