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Line Mechanic - ALL SHIFTS

Apply Now Job ID R-331107 Date posted 02/15/2019

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Starting Pay: $19.00

Assist the Sr. Line Mechanic and BU Mechanic and Equipment Specialist to produce quality products according to schedule. Maintain and repair equipment and automated machinery. Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment and machinery malfunctions, make repairs and/or adjustments. Perform routine preventative maintenance on all production machinery on a scheduled frequency to assure optimum equipment efficiency with minimum downtime. Often this individual will be required to identify machinery components which are nearing failure and take pro-active measures to prevent failure from occurring.

  • Works with assigned team and department to achieve quality and production goals to ensure they follow quality and manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures.  Responsible for root cause and corrective actions of equipment (QN's).
  • Examine inoperative or malfunctioning production equipment and machinery and diagnose the source of trouble (mechanical or electronic).  Get additional support when needed.
  • Dismantle machinery and perform routine and non-routine repairs.  Replace broken or defective standard parts with stock items.
  • Coordinate the manufacture of specialized replacement parts with the Machine Shop when defective parts are not stock items.
  • Reassemble machines, fine tune and adjust equipment under both static and dynamic conditions.
  • Oil, lubricate, and maintain the production equipment in support of the Preventative Maintenance Program.  Adhere to established Preventative Maintenance schedules to remain in compliance with Federal Drug Administration standards.  Keep required maintenance records.
  • Participate in training and cross-training efforts of Process Technicians, Mechanics, and Equipment Specialists.
  • Participate in plant safety programs and ensure equipment is operating in a safe manner. Understand and use the lockout/tag out system.
  • Perform functional operating adjustments on equipment when requested by the Machine Operators or Production Supervisors to obtain quality production.
  • Certify on equipment specific to department and support operators when needed.
  • Support with Engineering and/or EM projects/protocols, as needed.
  • Support Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.
  • Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Education:  High School diploma or GED.  
  • Minimum Experience: 2 - 5 years directly related experience repairing industrial equipment and machinery.
  • Must have a working knowledge of pneumatic, electrical, electronics, and mechanical systems. 
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English.

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Sandy

Additional Locations

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