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Maintenance Mechanic

  2021-10-13     Threshold Enterprises, Ltd.     19 Janis Way / Scotts Valley     Hourly based on applicable experience   

Established in 1978, Threshold Enterprises is a well-known national nutritional supplements distributor and manufacturer of award-winning Source Naturals® and Planetary Herbals™ brands. The company's brands are sold through more than 7,000 store Health Food Store and internet channels. The company has grown significantly through exceptional channel relationships, product innovation and the reputation of its brands for potency, quality and value. Threshold Enterprises is one of Santa Cruz County's larger employers, with over 550 employees.

Shifts Available:  Day, Swing, Night

Summary of Job Duties

Under supervision, perform a wide variety of skilled mechanical duties to maintain, troubleshoot and install manufacturing and packaging equipment. Perform repairs, modifications, and preventive maintenance on manufacturing and packaging equipment and systems.

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Perform preventive maintenance on manufacturing and packaging line equipment to minimize line downtime.  Maintain a maintenance log on each piece of equipment ready and available for inspection.

  2. Diagnose and correct problems under guidance of a manufacturing mechanic to optimize manufacturing and packaging line productivity and minimize downtime.

  3. Comply with G.M.P.s for the proper set-up, maintenance and operation of equipment.

  4. Maintain inventory of spare parts for manufacturing and packaging equipment.

  5. Investigate and correct minor electrical problems as needed.

  6. Follow company and OSHA hazardous material handling requirements. 

  7. Clearly communicate with the Manager/Supervisor/ Planner regarding the status of projects.

  8. Communicate with management on open items and their progress.

  9. Perform all other tasks as assigned by Threshold management. 

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  1. Two years general maintenance experience.

  2. Two-year related experience with Packaging production line or manufacturing equipment.

  3. Good experience in Electrical and Welding

  4. Good DMV printout.

  5. Ability to work multiple shifts or schedules (Flexible short duration between all shifts)

  6. Ability to reach, lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.

  7. Must be able to pass a company test with a minimum of 80%

Skills and/or Training Desired:

  1. Knowledge of Food and Drug G.M.P.s (CFR  111)

  2. High school graduate.

  3. Electrical Control Systems

  4. Mechanical Systems

  5. LOTO

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