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Mechanic III

Company Name:
Pharmavite
## Job Description
_Position Summary:_
Responsible for performing a variety of skilled mechanic work to set up production equipment, preventative maintenance, and complex mechanical and facilities repair. This is the senior level of the job family, and incumbents are expected to assume responsibility for trouble shooting and repairing the most complex mechanical, electrical and facilities malfunctions.
_Responsibilities:_
Uses hand tools, portable power tools, machine tools, electrical/diagnostic equipment, fabricating equipment, and material handling equipment to make repairs to facilities and equipment such as motors, pumps, conveyor belts, fans, etc; examines equipment to diagnoses problems; disassembles machines and repairs/replaces broken parts; constructs new parts; adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary.
Performs routine preventative maintenance on mechanical and electrical equipment such as making regular inspections and lubricating moving parts. Involved in development of Predictive Maintenance program
Completes production run set-ups and changeovers on manufacturing/packaging equipment as scheduled.
Accomplishes special projects including participating in the planning and design, and then making new installations, modifications and fabrications.
Overhauls/rebuilds equipment
Develops and maintains knowledge ranging from proficient to extensive in industrial equipment used by Pharmavite. Reviews maintenance manuals when troubleshooting a problem or to learn how to repair something.
Identifies needed parts and orders them, within approval limits, as necessary.
Involved in Continuous Improvement teams and participates in initiating projects.
Plans complex and long term projects, including materials and resource planning.
Uses computerized maintenance management system to access information.
Performs duties in compliance with standard operating and safety procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
_Minimum Qualifications:_
Education:
A High School Diploma or its equivalent is required. Technology courses preferred.
Certification:
Technical certification preferred.
Experience:
Requires a minimum of four years of related experience in Technical/Maintenance positions.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Requires:
Skills that range from proficient to extensive in the set up, repair and troubleshooting in industrial maintenance activities that are included in the following categories: mechanical, industrial electricity and fabrication (machining, welding, etc.).
Demonstrated knowledge in administrative and electronics categories.
High skill level in troubleshooting and, where no procedures exist, creating new methods to make repairs.
Demonstrated knowledge of Windows operating system and software applications (i.e. spreadsheets or data bases).
Fluent English skills to read/understand complex maintenance manuals, safety procedures, research technical publications for information, communicate with supervisors and others, and maintain routine records.
Physical Requirements:
Stand/walk and perform physical labor for most of the working shift. Pull, push, squat, etc. to accomplish repairs. Intermittently lift loads of up to 50 pounds.
Environment:
Intermittent exposure to noise levels loud enough to require the use of hearing protection. Warm or cold temperature levels, fumes, vibration, dust, etc. sufficient to cause minor discomfort. The need for the employee to wear a uniform, hair net, safety glasses, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, dust mask, respirator, protective gloves and back support, as necessary.
Pharmavite is a leading and growing US manufacturer, marketer, and retailer of quality vitamins, mineral and herbal supplements both domestically and internationally with a strong portfolio of brands such as Nature Made , SAM -e Complete , and SOYJOY . With over 35 years as a major force in the nutritional supplement business, Pharmavite was built on the premise of producing the highest quality nutritional products in the country and operates one of the most sophisticated, state-of-the art research and development facilities in the industry.
As a member of the Pharmavite team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package featuring medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, and long term disability coverage. In addition, employees enjoy educational assistance, credit union membership, substantial discounts on our products, and 11 paid holidays per year.
We currently are seeking a talented Mech III . This key position will be based in our Opelika AL facility.
Safety:
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
Supervisory Responsibility:
None.
Pharmavite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V
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Job Title: Mechanic III
Full Time / Part Time / Temp: Full Time - Regular
Shift: 24/7 Days Shift 5 Rotating
Area of Interest: Maintenance
City: Opelika
State: Alabama

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