Automation Technician/Programmer in Woodbridge Township, NJ at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 12/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Woodbridge

Requisition ID:005303--Plant

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Basic Function:

The production line mechanic will be responsible for all production maintenance, including product quality control, line maintenance, and repair of line machinery and equipment. This role involves applying mechanical expertise in determining work methods and procedures for producing quality product. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



    • Day to day trouble shooting, repair and installation of low and high voltage (single / three phase) industrial electromechanical & control systems for utility & production equipment.
    • Create parts list and determine best routes for conduit runs and wiring in accordance with NEC code and applicable standards. This includes both building electrical and machine electrical panels.
    • Assist in maintaining documentation for existing and new equipment, control and building power system installations.
    • Provide assistance to mechanical installations as directed.
    • Work independently in troubleshooting and repair problems with PLC and HMI related components when required.
    • Be able to obtain back-up PLC and HMI programs from a server to reload and reboot PLC and HMI programs to restore faulted equipment.
    • Assist with system startups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing.
    • Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of equipment or systems.
    • Repairs or replaces defective components.
    • Experienced in the use of electrical diagnostic equipment such as multi meters, amp clamps and meggers to test electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections, defective parts and replaces or repairs to suite.
    • Interface with production management and maintenance staff to ascertain problems with equipment.
    • Disassembles replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components. Must read and interpret electrical and electronic drawings, schematics, blueprints, engineering drawings and sketches to determine problem and make appropriate repairs.
    • Must be competent to make electrical/mechanical diagnostic evaluation and prescribe corrective action.
    • Test and calibrate electrical/electronic systems and components to ensure that they are operating properly or locate defects.
    • Uses computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs for records and tracking.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical/mechanical problems in the robotic systems.
    • Devises, sets up and operates electronic instrumentation and related electro mechanical or electro pneumatic/hydraulic apparatus used for operation of mechanical or electrical equipment or drives.
    • Utilize technical materials such as equipment manuals, SDS, safety materials, system drawings, Process and instrument Diagrams (P&ID's), schematics and blueprints to troubleshoot and maintain systems.
    • Writes procedures, work instructions, work orders, and maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests in the SAP system.
    • Maintains program backups for control system programmable devices such as controllers and touch screen displays.
    • Must have working knowledge and experience with Rockwell software such as RS Logix 5, RS Logix 500, RS Logix 5000, Panel Builder 32, and Factory Talk View.
    • Installs, calibrates and repair process instruments.
    • Performs other duties relating to the overall effort as directed.
    • Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds 
    Must be able to work overtime if required


Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in writing, programming, and trouble-shooting PLC / HMI controllers and facility electrical work is desired.
  • PLC certificate preferred from a reputable educational entity.
  • Must be competent to make electrical/mechanical diagnostic evaluation and prescribe corrective action.
  • Competencies: Be able to read, interpret, and modify electrical prints and schematics and document all self-created changes.
  • General understanding of explosion proof and intrinsically safe work environments.
  • Knowledge of applicable NEC and NFPA codes.
  • Complete understanding of Plant electrical systems, including DC voltage and AC voltage from 24V to 480V.
  • Must be a certified forklift 


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