Mechanic A (i) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Leonia, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

The Mechanic/Technician A is responsible for performing maintenance activities as required to support all plant operations and assist the maintenance supervisor and/or lead (when and where applicable) in supporting the overall maintenance effort and team.

This role requires for the associate to adhere to: all EHS policies and procedures in order to keep themselves and others safe; all Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) that are in effect in order to assure a consistent quality and quantity of product produced.

*** NOTE: This position is 3rd shift with shift differential pay***

*** Monday - Friday 10PM - 6:30AM ***

Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate “Safety First/Safety Always” attitude and work habits in all aspects of job performance and perform job duties to the highest quality standards possible
  • Execute daily assignments to include but not limited to coordinating, supporting and performing all required plant reactive, preventative, proactive, project and setup support maintenance activities
  • Assess, troubleshoot and repair manufacturing/facilities issues (to include researching technical data, procuring parts, performing hand-on repairs and assisting in the coordination of contractor support as needed) in a timely fashion and with minimal supervision
  • Utilize the site’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to properly document maintenance actions and assist in training fellow mechanics/technicians on the proper use of the system, to include assisting in the analysis of maintenance issues/trends to make improvement recommendations
  • Assist in training, coaching and mentoring fellow mechanics/technicians on proper maintenance practices to include but not limited to safe work practices, equipment theory of operation, proper troubleshooting techniques and best-practice repair procedures, etc.
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for following all safety rules, SOPs, cGMP guidelines and sets the example for proper housekeeping as well as tool and material control and assists in enforcing the same expectations amongst their peers on the maintenance team
  • Personally demonstrate and avidly encourage a continuous improvement culture within the maintenance team by actively participating in continuous improvement processes and projects and by completing assigned projects on time and with high-quality results
  • Communicate effectively with associates at all levels (within and between departments) verbally and in writing and assist in coordinating maintenance resources (manpower and material) to best support the production effort
  • Comply with company policies and procedures, maintain regular work attendance and support short-notice overtime requirements when needed
  • Assist maintenance supervisor in allocating maintenance associate and equipment resources required to safely and efficiently support production and maintenance department goals and expectations and assists in leading the maintenance department/effort in the absence of the maintenance supervisor and/or lead
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor 

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have the ability to use all standard tools of the trade including electrical test meters
  • Must have significant experience working with mechanical equipment, preferably in a manufacturing or packaging environment
  • High level of organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task and follow-up when responses are needed

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.