Shift Mechanic
Genpak LLC

Carthage, Texas

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Maintenance "Shift" Mechanic


REPORTS TO: Maintenance Manager / Maintenance Supervisor


JOB TYPE: Full Time



As a member of the maintenance team, you will be responsible for repairs and preventative maintenance on machinery / equipment, processes, and buildings. This role will utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to perform work record history and identify parts usage in a timely and effective manner.


  • Always work in a safe manner following all established safety rules and regulations.
  • Repair and maintain mechanical equipment such as extruders, thermoformers, chillers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, conveyors, and other production equipment.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all production and facility equipment as directed.
  • Follow all established Maintenance practices in regard to SAP, Preventative maintenance paperwork, parts usage, and ordering.
  • Continuous improvement in speed and accuracy of product changeovers and maintenance plans.


  • Must provide and maintain appropriate tools and toolbox to perform all necessary job functions.
  • Fabricate repair parts using machine shop equipment: drill press, welder, hydraulic press, etc.
  • Complete production line changeovers based on production requirements.
  • P/M motors, pneumatics, conveyor systems, packaging systems, extruders, thermoformer, lift trucks, and all other production equipment.
  • Maintain equipment parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate needed equipment parts, and supplies; by checking inventory and completing a purchase requisition form for parts and materials.
  • Troubleshoot and repair high speed automation bagging, case erecting-sealing, palletizers, shrink wrapper machinery.
  • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices, using overhead hoist crane, hand and power tools.
  • Determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts, using rulers, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Unload "incoming" product/material for receipt into facility and placement into facility as business demands.
  • Assist in machine and building deep cleaning and sanitizing as per GMP policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by performing general housekeeping, complying to GMPs, SQF, Yum Brands and Panda Express policies.
  • Work overtime as business demands, including monthly training meetings as mandated by OSHA and plant sanitation certifications.
  • Operate powered industrial Forklifts, Scissor Lifts, and Articulating Boom Lifts.
  • Inspect, maintain, clean molds, dies, and tooling.
  • Assist all facility shut down and start up procedures correctly and completely.
  • Perform or assist in necessary repairs to building including but not limited to:
    • Plumbing
    • Roof
    • Silos
    • Heating and Air on Conditioning systems
    • Dock door and shelters
    • Chiller systems
    • Parking lot
    • Building additions/ renovations
    • Equipment modifications and updates.
    • New equipment installations.

Must be able to work the "Shift Work schedule" which includes every other Sunday.

The Company has the right to alter or add job functions to meet business demands as necessary.


  • Must take initiative to quickly troubleshoot and repair mechanical, pneumatic, air compression, hydraulics, electrical systems, and automation issues as they arise.
  • Experience in troubleshooting mechanical breakdowns, diagnostics, electrical systems and reading and understanding of electrical blueprints, schematic, and mechanical drawings.
  • Automated Production Line Maintenance: 2 years (required)
  • Air Compressor theory of operation and maintenance, troubleshooting: 2 years (required)
  • Refrigeration theory of operation and maintenance, troubleshooting: 2 years (required)
  • Fabrication / Welding: 1 year (required)
  • Troubleshooting Electrical Systems: 2 years (required) *If qualified and authorized.
  • Knowledge of PC and Network based software including Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Database applications. (plus)
  • Knowledge of the Plastics Industry, specifically extrusion and thermoforming processes and equipment. (plus)


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 4 years or greater of related work experience.
  • Any mechanical aptitude training or machining education is a plus
  • Will be trained and certified for fork truck, scissor lift and articulating boom lift operation, hazardous materials handling.

Powered Industrial Truck Certification (forklift, clamp, sissor lift, etc.)

Lockout/Tagout Certification

This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of Genpak LLC. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder's responsibility.

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