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Mechanic B (i) in Holbrook, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 3/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Holbrook, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/24/2019

Job Description

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.

Please Note: This is a 12 hour per day, 1st Shift Position (5:00am-5:30pm). Associates will work a rotating Bi-Weekly schedule that will include working every other weekend.

The Mechanic B is responsible for keeping machines and tools in good working conditions to enhance efficiency. The associate, as a full functioning technician, performs the complete range of maintenance, repair and service activities, responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of the product.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Follows industrial safety practices and regulations such as: Lockout-tagout (LOTO) procedures, fall protection, personal protective equipment, and all other mandatory safety procedures related to the job
  • Uses Root Cause Analysis to investigate operational errors and recommends corrective action where needed for a positive result
  • Coaches and motivates associates to identify and resolve safety related issues
  • Develops One Point Lesson (OPL) and Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) 
  • Coaches others on the operation of machine and auxiliary equipment
  • Cleans and lubricates machinery, performs basic diagnostic tests, checks machine performance, and tests damaged machine parts to determine whether machine repairs are necessary
  • Performs effective and efficient equipment changeover
  • Performs preventive maintenance repairs and/or emergency repairs to production equipment
  • Electrical: construct and fabricate parts using power or hand tools and specifications. Review specifications to plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures. Test all assemblies, installations, or repairs on electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures. Assemble and install electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
    o Electronics: Responsible for troubleshooting Control Cabinet; replace P.C. Boards, relays and input-output modules, VFDs and PIDs; Install and troubleshoot different indicators: Voltmeters, Tachometers, Totalizers, Counters, Timers and others; able to work and adjust transducers and indicators (4-20 ma).
  • Mechanical: Advanced troubleshooting technique used to diagnose the root of the problem and inspect, repair, and test machinery. When not engaged in active repair operations, the associate is expected to assist in or perform high-level technical inspections
    of industrial machinery within the facility and document their activities. Modifies and/or replaces parts on all production and facility equipment as needed; also calculates the speed ration
  • Pneumatic/Hydraulic: Maintains replaces and repairs all pneumatic/Hydraulic equipment and troubleshoot complex pneumatic system issues
  • Plant Systems- Monitor and Maintain Boilers, Air compressors, air conditioning, dust collectors, and other plant utility systems. Identify energy loss and correct issues
  • Additional Trades: Some additional trade skills such as welding, carpentry, plumbing etc.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and maintenance shop
  • Adheres to all SOPs, cGMPs, safety requirements and procedures

Job Requirements

Please Note: This is a 12 hour per day, 1st Shift Position (5:00am-5:30pm). Associates will work a rotating Bi-Weekly schedule that will include working every other weekend.

The Mechanic B is responsible for keeping machines and tools in good working conditions to enhance efficiency. The associate, as a full functioning technician, performs the complete range of maintenance, repair and service activities, responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of the product.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Follows industrial safety practices and regulations such as: Lockout-tagout (LOTO) procedures, fall protection, personal protective equipment, and all other mandatory safety procedures related to the job
  • Uses Root Cause Analysis to investigate operational errors and recommends corrective action where needed for a positive result
  • Coaches and motivates associates to identify and resolve safety related issues
  • Develops One Point Lesson (OPL) and Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) 
  • Coaches others on the operation of machine and auxiliary equipment
  • Cleans and lubricates machinery, performs basic diagnostic tests, checks machine performance, and tests damaged machine parts to determine whether machine repairs are necessary
  • Performs effective and efficient equipment changeover
  • Performs preventive maintenance repairs and/or emergency repairs to production equipment
  • Electrical: construct and fabricate parts using power or hand tools and specifications. Review specifications to plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures. Test all assemblies, installations, or repairs on electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures. Assemble and install electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
    o Electronics: Responsible for troubleshooting Control Cabinet; replace P.C. Boards, relays and input-output modules, VFDs and PIDs; Install and troubleshoot different indicators: Voltmeters, Tachometers, Totalizers, Counters, Timers and others; able to work and adjust transducers and indicators (4-20 ma).
  • Mechanical: Advanced troubleshooting technique used to diagnose the root of the problem and inspect, repair, and test machinery. When not engaged in active repair operations, the associate is expected to assist in or perform high-level technical inspections
    of industrial machinery within the facility and document their activities. Modifies and/or replaces parts on all production and facility equipment as needed; also calculates the speed ration
  • Pneumatic/Hydraulic: Maintains replaces and repairs all pneumatic/Hydraulic equipment and troubleshoot complex pneumatic system issues
  • Plant Systems- Monitor and Maintain Boilers, Air compressors, air conditioning, dust collectors, and other plant utility systems. Identify energy loss and correct issues
  • Additional Trades: Some additional trade skills such as welding, carpentry, plumbing etc.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and maintenance shop
  • Adheres to all SOPs, cGMPs, safety requirements and procedures