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

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Holbrook, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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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 B is responsible for ensuring that machines and tools are in good working conditions to enhance efficiency and prevent malfunctions. 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:

  • Adheres to industrial safety practices and regulations such as: 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; operation of machine and auxiliary equipment.
  • Develops One Point Lesson (OPL) and Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs) as needed.
  • 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.
  • 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. could be needed at this level
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and maintenance shop
  • Adheres to all SOPs, cGMPs, safety requirements and procedures

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional maintenance experience in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment required
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience required
  • Technical Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Military experience a strong plus
  • Strong computer skills, including strong CMMS knowledge
  • Must be able to read blueprints, shop drawings, and generate rough sketches as needed
  • Advanced mathematical, reading and writing skills
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have the ability to use all standard tools of trade including: hand tools, power tools, and machine shop tools
  • Ability to use electrical tools such as an oscilloscope and/or electrical test meter
  • Ability to operate machinery such as lathes, mills, drill presses, and welding machines preferred
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Continuously look for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards
  • Physical ability to lift, stand, climb, bend, etc.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish)

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 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings