Packaging Mechanics

Established essential manufacturer is in need of Packaging Mechanics for all shifts in Morris County, NJ.

Job Description:

Under limited supervision, the Packaging Technician position consists of the running, repair and maintenance of packaging equipment; performs related work as assigned.

Responsible for installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing production related equipment/systems/such as bottling, blistering, bundling, etc. Debugging equipment and performing the changeovers for the packaging lines.

Conducting maintenance and repair of equipment, including: Cartoners, Wrappers, Tube Fillers, Case Packers, Palletizers, etc.


  • Repairs packaging equipment as needed.
  • Performs regular and preventive maintenance of packaging equipment to eliminate unscheduled downtime.
  • Performs changeovers in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Perform all work in accordance with c GMP’s, housekeeping, good safety practices, and environmental regulations.
  • Participate in team process and maintain good customer, supplier and employee relationships.
  • Initiate purchase of required tools, parts, and materials and maintain accountability for tools /parts issued.
  • Upgrade skills and knowledge as equipment and technology develops.
  • Perform all work to reflect a personal commitment to quality craftsmanship and job ownership.
  • Notify Supervisor of mechanical breakdowns that will take twenty (20) minutes or more to repair.
  • Become familiar with PLC’s (Programmable Logic Controls) and ladder logic.
  • Report health/safety hazards to immediate supervisor or EHS Department and make appropriate repairs.

**Additional Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses, rebuilds, modifies and repairs packaging equipment.
  • Make recommendations for equipment upgrades and modifications.

Top Skills:

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


Must have high school Diploma or GED.

Must have a good mechanical aptitude and thrive in a fast paced environment.

Training in the repair and maintenance of production/mfg equipment

Ability to work OT

Willingness to learn

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