Randstad MECHANIC - PACKAGING in Somerset, New Jersey



Somerset, NJ


US$ 22 - US$ 25 per hour

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Randstad USA Manufacturing & Logistics

DescriptionOur Client in the Food Industry located in Somerset N. J, is seeking 2 full-time MECHANIC - PACKAGING. For 1 st. & 2nd shifts.

Company offers an excellent Health Benefits, Vacation & PTO package.

Pay is between $22 to $25 an hour depending on experience.


- Responsible for the continuous and uninterrupted functioning of all packaging line systems and equipment

- Interacts with plant and production management, and the maintenance department


1. Troubleshoot and repair all packaging line systems and equipment including vertical form and fill bagging machines, rotary cartoners, weigh scales, tapers and conveyors

2. Make changeover adjustments to product bag, box size changes and to the machines

3. Report food safety and quality issues to Plant management and SQFP

4. Follow PIM Brands GMP rules

5. Monitor fellow employees for adherence to GMP's.

6. Perform preventive maintenance to ensure all packaging equipment functions properly

7. Grease, oil, clean, adjust and track all appropriate places as set forth by manufacturer's recommended PM schedules

8. Provide accurate and timely documentation of work in the equipment logbooks, communications , and verbally to coworkers during shift hand offs

9. Assist in the training of others

10. Maintain machinery to comply with customer specifications as well as manufacturers specifications

11. Maintain and repair all machinery such that food safety and quality is ensured

Working hours: 8 hour day, 1 weekend day


--High School education or equivalent is required

--Practical experience in troubleshooting and diagnosing all major pieces of packaging equipment required

--3-5 years experience in repairing of manufacturing packaging equipment.

--Must be able to competently adjust and repair packaging equipment in a timely manner

--Must be skilled in mechanical repair, equipment set up, preventive maintenance and equipment changeovers

-- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, properly complete documentation (daily time sheets, line changeover sheets, critical control point sheets, etc.) and equipment logbooks is essential

--Basic math and computer skills are preferred

--Willing to be trained

--Ability to read, speak, and write English is required

Please Note: Allen Bradley PLC/ Electrical experience is required.

If interested apply online at randstadstaffing.com , or call, Gene Cintron at 908-835-5219 and send your resume to gene.cintron@randstadusa.com

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