Job Description

The Production Technician is responsible for operating, troubleshooting, adjusting, maintaining and repairing various pieces of computerized and manual packaging equipment, while maintaining quality, production output and on-line delivery during their shift. Also, providing leadership and mentorship to production associates in area.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate, maintain, and adjust production equipment to run at standard speeds and centerline conditions so as to enhance productivity and efficiency to meet production goals
  • Performs the mechanical changeover/set up of mechanical equipment based on specifications
  • Troubleshoot any mechanical equipment issues in order to produce high quality products that meet required specifications
  • Ability to perform mechanical adjustments and basic repairs to reduce mechanical downtime
  • Complete prescribed preventative maintenance tasks to improve uptime
  • Understand cycle time concepts and sources of unreliability to focus on critical areas of improvement
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement activities to enhance productivity, lower costs, and improve quality
  • Effectively process batches within specifications to meet department batch execution targets by ensuring optimal run rates in support of schedule adherence
  • Provides leadership to production associates in area regarding proper equipment operation and directing tasks on shift

Requirements

  • Strong mechanical aptitude competency
  • Experience troubleshooting and providing mechanical assistance to production manufacturing equipment
  • Must be able to utilize hand tools, pneumatic tools, gauges and other measuring instruments
  • Ability to provide mentorship, and leadership to a small team
  • Experience in a food manufacturing environment an asset
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently, in a fast paced working environment
  • First Aid, Forklift, and Health and Safety Certification will be considered advantageous

Shift: Day Shift will run as a classic continental Shift

Midnight Shift will run Continental with no weekends worked

Payrate: $22.00 + Shift premium

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