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Job Title:

Maintenance Mechanic


Position Summary:

The Maintenance Mechanic plans and performs work that requires thorough knowledge of mechanical, pneumatic, and or electrical components, properties of various materials, principles other industrial maintenance relates skills such as welding, pipe fitting, machine assembly, or machinist.  


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot & Perform repairs on bag machinery and support equipment as directed by maintenance supervisor.
  • Comply with all safe work procedures when performing tasks, such as but not limited to Lock Out / Tag Out, & Confined Space.
  • Repair machine defects found other than scheduled when discovered.
  • Report any machine defects identified during repairs that cannot be corrected to Maintenance Supervision.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping on the job site.
  • Improve skill level either by training or on the job experience.
  • Be a team player, assisting fellow mechanics or other employees requiring help.
  • Work required overtime to complete repairs of down equipment.
  • Strive to perform work in a timely manner, reducing machine down time to a minimum.
  • Maintain a “zero defect” attitude and perform repairs once.
  • Ask questions if not familiar with the repair or procedure.
  • List of expected skill areas to be held or obtained, (not all are required):
    • Machinist
    • Pipefitter
    • Electro-pneumatic troubleshooting
    • Mechanical troubleshooting
    • Machine assembly and installation
    • Welding, brazing, burning
    • Building repair, general maintenance
    • Air compressor or HVAC maintenance
    • Electrician


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or GED required
  • Technical Degree preferred, but willing to count years of experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an industrial maintenance/production environment.
  • Ability to communicate in a written and verbal manner.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Lifting a minimum of 50lbs
  • Carrying a minimum of 50lbs
  • Reaching above shoulders and use of fingers
  • Walking—8 hours
  • Standing—10 hours
  • Kneeling and Bending—1 hour
  • Visual, Hearing Ability and Depth Perception


Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Elizabeth
State:  NJ

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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