Maintenance Mechanic

Location Allentown
Discipline: Manufacturing and Production, Pharmaceutical, Technical
Salary: $27.00 - 42.00/hr
Job ref: 196
Published: 4 months ago

Thompson First Group is currently seeking a qualified Maintenance Mechanics for a local client in Allentown, PA. Candidates who have a background working as a Maintenance Mechanic in an industrial setting are encouraged to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Sets up various automated packaging machinery including removal of previous tooling, removal and replacement of covers and guarding for access of cleaning crew.

  • Performs all Preventative and Demand Maintenance activities, including Calibration of packaging equipment as required.

  • Execute all Packaging Machinery Validation/Engineering Studies as required.

  • Monitors mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.

  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.

  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.

  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.

  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.

  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.

  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance and completes documentation.

  • Lubricates and cleans parts.

  • Logs data into process check sheets.

  • Starts devices to test their performance.

  • Operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.

  • Initiates parts requisition order for parts and machines.

  • Report set up hours to QAD.

  • Performs electrical troubleshooting including fuse testing, motor and relay replacement, and robotic component handling systems, PLC controllers, setup and adjustment of online printing, barcode scanning, and OCR/OCV vision equipment.

  • Calibrate measuring gauges including Temperature Controllers and related Thermocouples, Air and Vacuum gauges, and Timers.

Thompson First Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.