Alburtis, PA 18011 | Full Time Temp to Hire

Post Date: 04/19/2018 Job ID: MEC-LP Industry: Manufacturing Branch: Pay Rate: $21-$32

The Mechanic reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and/or Manager or designee and is responsible for dismantling, repairing, relocating, modifying, maintaining, aligning, overhauling and installing fixed & semi-fixed pharmaceutical production machinery, equipment and systems. Direct knowledge in blister equipment, capping and filling machines.  Cartoning equipment and vision systems is a plus.




  • Facilitates line set-ups, disassembly and movement of machinery.
  • Observes, tests, and evaluates operation of machinery and equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction and making necessary repairs or modifications.
  • Repairs, replaces, adjusts, and aligns components of machinery and equipment.
  • Fabricates replacement parts.
  • Cleans and lubricates parts, equipment, and machinery.
  • Welds to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, and assemble new equipment.
  • Enters codes and instructions to program computer-controlled machinery.
  • Use of pneumatics.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical wiring and components of machinery
  • Experience repairing packaging machinery (i.e. Shanklin, Videojet, Tape Machine, Pallet Wrappers, Conveyors).
  • Responsible for making repairs in an acceptable amount of time to limit the down-time of the production
  • Other duties as assigned


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required, for a period of 8-12 hours per day, stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle or feel objects, controls, or tools.
  • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


Cathi Brown
Senior Account Representative

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