Job ID R-385094 Date posted 01/14/2021 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Back-Up Line Mechanic *Days (AFA)

Job Description Summary

Perform routine and non-routine adjustments and repairs to production equipment within the cell. Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment and machinery malfunctions and make major and minor repairs as required.   Determine the need for additional support from the Senior Maintenance Mechanic and/or the Electronic Technician.   Perform preventative maintenance on all production machinery within the cell on a scheduled frequency to assure optimum equipment efficiency with minimum downtime.   Monitor equipment within the cell to identify machinery components which are nearing failure and schedule repairs to be made.   Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures.   Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.

Job Description

This position is for  a Day (C) Shift  6AM-6PM

1.Examine inoperative or malfunctioning production equipment and machinery and diagnose source of trouble (mechanical, electrical, or electronic).   Determine what support functions are needed (mechanical or electronic) and coordinate and assist with repairs.
2. Dismantle machinery and perform routine and non-routine repairs.   Replace broken or defective standard parts with stock items.
3. If a defective part is not a stock item, coordinate the manufacture of replacement parts with the Senior Maintenance Mechanic.
4. Reassemble machines and fine tune and adjust equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.
5. Oil, lubricate, and maintain production equipment to support of the Preventative Maintenance Program.   Adhere to the established Preventative Maintenance schedules and remain in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.   Keep required maintenance records.
6. As required, perform functional operating adjustments on equipment when requested by Machine Operators or Production Supervisors to obtain quality production.
7. Participate in training and cross-training efforts of the mechanics and operators.
8. Assist the machine operators with set-up and changeovers to ensure minimum downtime.
9. Participate in plant safety programs and ensure equipment within the cell is operating in a safe manner.   Understand and use the lockout/tag out system.
10. Know and understand scrap, up-time, and volume.
11. Operate equipment to meet production needs of team.
12. Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
13. Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
14. Other duties as assigned


  • Safety- Thinks Safe, Acts Safe! Reports any accident or potential accident immediately.
  • Quality- Determines the cause of quality problems and take appropriate action per our quality procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement/Delivery- Actively participates in Continuous Improvement teams and activities, including lean manufacturing, 5S, blitzes, Shift Start-up, updating PVD boards, etc. Meets or exceeds department KAS completion goals
  • 5S- Maintains equipment and an organized clean area by performing tasks such as sweeping, mopping, and wiping down equipment.

Required Competencies/Skills:

High School Diploma or GED is required.

  • Must be able to read & write in written English and communicate in verbal English
  • Can effectively work in a team setting and communicate effectively across the department
  • Punctual and accountable for attendance in accordance with company policies to ensure production
  • Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature with the skill to recognize any deviations from specification
  • Ability to operate independently within the constraints of approved process-related documentation
  • Ability analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic
  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of a Windows environment

Work Environment & Essential Physical Functions:

  • This position is in a clean room or laboratory manufacturing environment and the physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (Per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990)
  • The incumbent may be frequently required to stand and/or occasionally sit for extended periods of time. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required. While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, kneeling, balancing, crouching, pushing/pulling, repetitive grasping, hearing, twisting, lifting, frequent use of hand to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers. 
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to climb.
  • The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift to 20 lbs., frequently lift up to 10 lbs., occasionally pulling/pushing up to 30 lbs., frequently pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs., frequently carry up to 5 lbs.
  • The position will almost always have exposure to work near moving mechanical equipment, and potential temperature fluctuations. 
  • Occasionally the position will have exposure to fumes, airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, cleaning compounds and solvents.
  • The incumbent may be exposed to noise levels in the work environment moderate to loud.
  • Employees must have normal field of vision corrected to 20/40 in each eye and must have hearing sufficient to safely operate material handling equipment in a manufacturing/distribution environment.
  • The incumbent must be willing and able to wear required PPE such as, safety glasses, face mask and/or shield, hearing protection, safety shoes, hair and beard net and smock.

Shift: 12 hour rotating shift (6AM-6PM - or - 6PM-6AM) Scheduled to work 7-days in a 14-day period (2 on, 3 off, 2 on, 2off, 3 on, 2 off - every other weekend is scheduled off)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Sandy

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