Packaging Line Mechanic Job Profile and Description

Packaging Line Mechanic mostly works in large manufacturing units and is responsible to optimise the production and packing of goods by ensuring the seamless functioning of all machinery. Such individuals require having a sound understanding of all safety norms and following industry standards of functioning. Packaging Line Mechanics work under the guidance of a supervisor and require working in shifts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the timely production and packaging of goods in a facility.
  • Inspecting the machinery to ascertain the proper functionality of the same.
  • Conducting regular repair, service and maintenance activities on the manufacturing machinery.
  • Appropriately handling repair and testing tools and other equipments.
  • Complying with all corporate policies and the Occupational Safety and health administration rules (OSHA) while carrying out all work processes.
  • Reporting damages and other malfunctions to the supervising authority.
  • Obtaining feedback from the production department regarding the functioning of the machinery.
  • Coordinating maintenance processes with the production department in a way in which the production output and packaging is least affected.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should have excellent written as well as verbal communiqué skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines.
  • Should have the potential of working in a team and effectively managing shift timings.

Education and Qualifications

  • High School degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree in mechanical, electrical engineering, or any other related discipline with about 2 – 3 years of experience as a packaging line mechanic.