Maintenance Assistant-1st shift

Location: Newburyport, MA
Date Posted: 06-09-2017
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JOB FUNCTION:
 
To properly provide support to the manufacturing operations while ensuring a proper production flow to the production lines. This is considered a developmental position. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
         
                            
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                           
  • Performing preventative maintenance procedures on plant equipment but not limited to all Production equipment including: mixers, production conveyor belts, slicers, pallet jacks, pumps, dishwashers, ovens etc.
  • Cleaning plant equipment as part of preventative maintenance
  • Helping perform emergency repairs as needed
  • Completes all related daily and maintenance reports
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, and sanitary work area at all times
  • Participate in the yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions
  • Must adhere to the plant’s policies plans
  • Follows all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
   ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Actively participates in Continuous Improvement projects and processes
  • Must communicate with others to ensure proper production flow to avoid line downtime.                            
  • Job tasks will be performed in a safe and professional manner and oriented to prevent the  disruption of the production line.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • One to three years of training in maintenance related discipline (electrical, plumbing, metals,welding, pneumatic, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to become familiar with any applicable OSHA regulations (e.g. hazard communication, lockout/tag out, etc.) and apply this knowledge to daily duties
  • Must have the ability to learn basic of pneumatics, mechanical repair and general maintenance
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds constantly
  • Possessing normal to excellent manual dexterity and motor skills
  • Possessing good eye-hand coordination
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bilingual communication skills (English/Spanish) is a plus.
 
 
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