Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd shift (Direct Hire) in New Brunswick, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

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Job Description

Pharmaceutical Company in North Brunswick, NJ  is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Maintenance Mechanic for the 2nd shift.This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

About the company:
Specialize in dietary supplements and sports nutrition products, as well as nutraceutical/pharmaceutical raw materials


  • Mechanical and electrical work in the maintenance and repair of light to medium duty packaging
  • Processing and building equipment such as conveyors, elevators, blowers, sifters, burners, grinders, conventional & high-speed  packaging machines, tablet compression and encapsulation equipment, vacuum & hydraulic pumps, forklifts and air compressors. 
  • You will be working independently or with minimal supervision applying mechanical/electrical knowledge and considerable independent judgment in the repair, overhaul and remanufacturing of plant equipment.

About the role:

  • Perform typical building maintenance repairs through assigned work orders.
  • Requisition shop supplies and equipment such as replacement parts, hardware, lubricants, tools, testing instruments and gauges and preventative work order assignments.
  • Troubleshoot and repairs motor control centers, electro-mechanical drives and sub-electrical panels utilizing volt and amp meters.
  • Use micrometers, calipers, dial indicators and other precision instruments to determine working clearances on mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic components.
  • Troubleshooting and performance testing of production machinery. 
  • Troubleshooting, adjusting, and replacing AC and DC electrical equipment such as batteries, control stations, fuses, motor starters, relays, switches, and timers.
  • Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or replacing mechanical components such as motors, reducers, drive chains, sprockets, sheaves, pulleys, rollers, conveyor belts, bearings, and transfer plates.
  • Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing, and/or replacing pneumatic equipment such as diverters, air compressors, lubricators, hoses, and coils.
  • Inspecting, troubleshooting, repairing and/or replacing hydraulic equipment such as hoses, fittings, cylinders, and pumps.
  • Respond to emergency calls including snow removal, utility failures, and disaster response.
  • Undertake and complete projects and initiatives as defined and assigned by the upper Management
  • Serve as the contractor liaison and the liaison between the operations and maintenance groups for both the day-today and down-day planning.
  • Operates and/or repairs Mechanical Systems such as Boilers, HVAC/R, Compressed Air Systems, Pneumatics, Pumps, and Electrical.
  • Ensures full compliance with Company policies, procedures, GMP’s, Ethical Business Practice, and SOP’s at all times.
  • Able to work extended hours, sometimes without notice, and occasional weekend overtime.
  •  Must be able to provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
  • Participate in regulatory inspections from various organization such as OSHA, Environmental Protection, and Fire Department.


  • High school graduate or GED equivalent, Technical or Vocational training is a plus.
  • 3+ years in maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 2+ Years work experience in a regulated industry such as nutritionals, vitamins, food manufacturing is preferred.
  • License or certifications in electronics, pneumatics and/or hydraulics preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Painting, pneumatic, boilers, compressed air systems, pumps, hydraulic and Mechanical systems as required. PLC is a plus.
  • General PC proficiency and work order systems etc.
  • The ability to recognize a safety issue or potential safety issue
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers, management team members, and other individuals in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously; apply critical thinking.
  • Understands and is knowledgeable of cGMP, OSHA standards etc.
  • Able to read from schematics and blueprints.

2nd shift Schedule:  Monday- Friday 3:00 PM -11:30 PM

Pay Range:  $28.00-$30.00/hr

Candidates will submit resumes to Sr. Recruiter, Jennifer Cremonesi for review and consideration

Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.
Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. 
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer