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Maintenance Mechanic Entry in Warren, PA at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

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Job Description

*This position requires PLC experience, education, and training*

Mauser Packaging is one of the largest manufacturers of rigid metal and plastic containers in North America. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry. Mauser Packaging offers comprehensive packaging for a wide variety of applications. Mauser Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities/females/vets/disability.

Title:     Maintenance Technician/PLC                     Location: Warren, PA


General Summary of Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Under minimal supervision, perform electronic, electrical, or mechanical troubleshooting and repair moderately complex problems with equipment used in the manufacturing process
  • Dismantle, adjust, repair, perform preventative maintenance and assemble equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches and drawings
  • Assist production in all phases of process from training to TPM
  • Perform equipment modifications as directed by Engineer


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Mus be able to connect to PLC via laptop for troubleshooting applicable equipment
  • Must be able to operate electrical/electronic test equipment
  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical drives and be able to use manuals for troubleshooting purposes
  • Must have the shown the ability to complete electrical projects, modifications, and repairs to the highest standards
  • Must be able to troubleshoot to determine need for replacing/installing circuit boards
  • Must be able to troubleshoot communication systems in PLC
  • Must be able to replace PLC processor
  • Must be able to perform back-ups of PLC software programs
  • Must be able to install/maintain PLC hardware
  • Must be able to install/maintain/troubleshoot servo motors
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electronic, mechanical, and electrical equipment
  • Inspect, dismantle, and reassemble mechanical and electrical production equipment
  • Works from engineering drawings, rough sketches, manuals, verbal instruction, schematics, operating or repair manuals, blueprints, or layout plans
  • Communicate daily with associates to assist and learn problem solutions for associated production equipment
  • Develop maintenance materials on specific areas of expertise
  • Make maintenance decisions based on production priorities and available resources
  • Provide guidance to associates in proper maintenance techniques
  • Maintain working knowledge of spare parts to include recommending maximum and minimum levels
  • May assist Engineering with various projects
  • Attend Maintenance meetings
  • Training and implementation of TPM in specific areas including audits and reporting on results
  • Perform routine audits and report on TPM completion


 Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Keep work area clean
  • Miscellaneous jobs in the production area, as needed.

Job Requirements

Education Required:

  • Related technical school or equivalent experience (mechanical and electrical). Requires the use of fairly complicated drawings, mathematics, handbook formulas, variety of precision measuring instruments
  • Some trade knowledge in s specialized field or process equivalent to one to three years of trade training
  • Four to six years of direct hands-on experience with maintenance and repair of production equipment


Physical Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 10 lbs. regularly and 35 lbs. occasionally throughout the shift
  • In a one hour period throughout the work day, approximately 45 minutes standing, 5 minutes kneeling/ stooping and 10 minutes walking
  • Requires good hand/eye/foot coordination.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel and/or crouch for extended periods of time.     
  • While performing the duties of this job, the individual is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Vision: 20/20 corrected and normal hearing range.
  • Able to work in a non-climate controlled environment – cold in winter months and hot in the summer months.


Other Comments: This is a day shift, five-days per week position with an occasional Saturday. Shift starts at 6:00 am and will work until production orders are complete for the day. Employee must utilize all safety and personal protective equipment (PPE), as required. PPE is provided – hard hat, ear plugs, safety glasses, etc. and reimbursement for steel-toed safety boots/shoes. Employee must be able to maintain strict quality standards consistent with ISO 9001 compliance.



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