Maintenance Mechanic in Valparaiso, IN at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/20/2022

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Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, personal care, paints and chemicals.

Basic Function:

This position requires the skill to troubleshoot and maintain plastics injection molding equipment and all ancillary equipment used in the process. Position repairs and maintains plastic molding machinery and mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulics, conveyor systems, electrical devices, and production machines and testing equipment. It also requires the fitting and installing parts into complex mechanical equipment. Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical systems is necessary. The use of common hand tools and power tools such as wrenches, pliers, electric drills, power saws, welders, etc. is necessary. In addition, uses precision measuring and testing equipment in performance of position.

This position works Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Follow, without exception, all work instructions and safety policies, including use of all PPE and safety equipment
  • Examine machine controls to install plate changeovers and start up machines for production needs when required
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance checks on all production equipment and machinery
  • Repair basic mechanical components and replace parts on machines such as bearings, filters, wiring, valves, gauges and switches
  • Observe and listen to mechanical devices in operation to locate causes of problem
  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments
  • Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements
  • Lubricate and clean machinery and support equipment to maintain housekeeping and preventive maintenance standards within the plant
  • Document and track changeover times and record
  • Accomplish all work orders to maintain safety; reduce downtime; decrease scrap; improve quality production; and improve plant efficiency
  • Follows all safety rules and procedures including Lockout/Tagout program, housekeeping, and 5S standards and observes the operations to insure a safe work environment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years’ maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Tooling and repair experience highly preferred
  • Experience with injection molding machines is highly preferred
  • Ability to interpret documents such as procedure manuals, blue prints, schematics, charts, diagrams, etc.
  • Ability to use precision measuring devices including amp meters, electric meters, and hydraulic gauges
  • Basic understanding of systems, equipment and schematics
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Good troubleshooting skills
  • Basic mathematical skills used to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and use decimals and fractions
  • Ability to perform work in a mature and professional manner, demonstrate personal responsibility, and perform all assigned duties

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

This position is eligible for the Mauser Packaging Solutions new hire retention program. This program aims to show of appreciation for the talents and expertise that the you will provide to the Mauser Packaging Solutions.

Bonus structure:

        • Upon 180 of active employment, you will be eligible for a $750.00 bonus. 
        • Payout will occur in three (3) installments.    
          • $250.00 payable after 30 days of employment
          • $250.00 payable after 90 days of employment
          • $250.00 payable after 180 days of employment

 

If at any time in the process you are voluntarily or involuntarily terminated from Mauser Packaging Solutions, you will no longer be eligible to receive the sign-on bonus incentive.

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