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Journeyman Mechanic

Location: 

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Job ID:  51623
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Maintenance

Mechanic, Cold End Maintenance

Primary Purpose:   

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Cold End Maintenance and/or Supervisor, Finish is responsible for safe and efficient manufacturing and maintaining department equipment in a manner that provides for a sound quality product.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions especially for LockoutTagout, Chemical Handling, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Exhibit a thorough knowledge of machines and mechanical principles involved in the repair and overhaul work, including timing, synchronizing, and aligning the mechanical action so that, under power, the assemblies are mechanically coordinated.
  • Comply with safety policies and practices and participate in the plant Safety Program.
  • Participates, collaborates and complies with all company maintenance programs and practices.
  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines; following diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Provide accurate reporting of safety, production, efficiency, quality and potential problem areas to operate the department in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Oversee all critical points of the process to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Maintain a safe work environment for self and all team members and equipment through daily maintenance, 5S, and housekeeping activities.
  • Work with team members to make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Troubleshoot and analyze equipment problems.
  • Make all necessary adjustments/repairs to equipment to maintain all safety, quality and productivity goals.
  • Perform various jobs of responsibility on a rotational basis.
  • Assist with new equipment installation, equipment overhauls and other projects as required.
  • Support LSS (Lean Six Sigma) teams that will drive out waste and reduce operation costs.
  • Shall understand the Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and Food Safety Standards
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 Skills & Competencies:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess the ability to teach, train and facilitate job tasks
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Troubleshooting – determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Equipment Maintenance – performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to read a blue print or interpret sketches.
  • Able to use small hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Intermediate math skills with the ability to divide in all units of measurement, compute rate, ratio and percent
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others with a positive “can do” attitude and maintain a safe, cohesive work environment

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five years of mechanical experience
  • Three years of experience in high volume manufacturing

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certificate/license in industrial or mechanical skills
  • Work experience in manufacturing

 

Site Specific Qualifications:

  • Ability to work all shifts including rotating 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime.

Mechanic, Cold End Maintenance

Primary Purpose:   

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Cold End Maintenance and/or Supervisor, Finish is responsible for safe and efficient manufacturing and maintaining department equipment in a manner that provides for a sound quality product.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Understands and complies with position related safety SOPs and work instructions especially for LockoutTagout, Chemical Handling, Machine Guarding, Housekeeping, and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Exhibit a thorough knowledge of machines and mechanical principles involved in the repair and overhaul work, including timing, synchronizing, and aligning the mechanical action so that, under power, the assemblies are mechanically coordinated.
  • Comply with safety policies and practices and participate in the plant Safety Program.
  • Participates, collaborates and complies with all company maintenance programs and practices.
  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems and production machines; following diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Provide accurate reporting of safety, production, efficiency, quality and potential problem areas to operate the department in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Oversee all critical points of the process to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Maintain a safe work environment for self and all team members and equipment through daily maintenance, 5S, and housekeeping activities.
  • Work with team members to make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Troubleshoot and analyze equipment problems.
  • Make all necessary adjustments/repairs to equipment to maintain all safety, quality and productivity goals.
  • Perform various jobs of responsibility on a rotational basis.
  • Assist with new equipment installation, equipment overhauls and other projects as required.
  • Support LSS (Lean Six Sigma) teams that will drive out waste and reduce operation costs.
  • Shall understand the Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and Food Safety Standards
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

 Skills & Competencies:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess the ability to teach, train and facilitate job tasks
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Troubleshooting – determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Equipment Maintenance – performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to read a blue print or interpret sketches.
  • Able to use small hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Intermediate math skills with the ability to divide in all units of measurement, compute rate, ratio and percent
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others with a positive “can do” attitude and maintain a safe, cohesive work environment

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Five years of mechanical experience
  • Three years of experience in high volume manufacturing

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional certificate/license in industrial or mechanical skills
  • Work experience in manufacturing

 

Site Specific Qualifications:

  • Ability to work all shifts including rotating 8-hour shifts including weekends, holidays and overtime.

 

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion.
Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

•    Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
•    Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
•    Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. 

Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.
We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. 

We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
 


Nearest Major Market: Seattle