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Mechanic A (i) in Bayport, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bayport, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/18/2019

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.

NOTE: This is a 3rd Shift Opportunity. Hours are 11:00pm - 7:30am, Sunday - Thursday, Overnights. There is a Shift Differential for this role. 

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.

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/packaging/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 and lead 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

NOTE: This is a 3rd Shift Opportunity. Hours are 11:00pm - 7:30am, Sunday - Thursday, Overnights. There is a Shift Differential for this role. 

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.

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/packaging/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 and lead 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