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Maintenance Mechanic- 1st Shift- MN

Wis-Pak, Inc.

Location: North Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Permanent, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 13, 2023
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Maintenance Mechanic- 1st Shift- Mankato, MN
North Mankato , MN
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Job Description
Job Brief
Under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager or the Maintenance Lead Person, the Maintenance Mechanic maintains the quality performance of production, auxiliary and repairs equipment to enhance an efficient and safe plant operation.
JOB DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Note: The job functions relate to the job, not the individual)
• Provide timely response of all trouble calls. Diagnose and remedy problems as requested. Document tasks completed.
• Repair and replace equipment and apparatus in an efficient, sanitary, and safe manner. Document tasks completed and time required.
• Perform preventative maintenance work and document tasks completed, time to complete, and any deficiencies found.
• Perform greasing and oiling of machinery.
• Perform daily checks on air compressors.
• Make daily adjustments as needed.
• Perform maintenance on forklifts as needed.
• Perform maintenance in the Waste Water Pre-Treatment Plant.
• Will be required to do others daily duties in their absence.
• Perform start-up and shutdown of equipment, involving the energizing and de-energizing of equipment.
• Perform bench repairs in a timely manner, but, not to preclude responding to trouble calls or performing preventative maintenance tasks. Operate power tools, hand tools, welding, and cutting equipment or man lifts when required.
• Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion and to conform to all quality and safety regulations.
• Report all unsafe operating conditions, practices, and personnel. Accountable for providing complete and accurate daily maintenance work reports.
• Follow written or verbal instructions in performing assigned maintenance tasks. Maintenance tasks may include building repairs, metal fabrication, and cement and tile work when needed.
• Daily housekeeping as needed.
JOB DUTIES/MARGINAL FUNCTIONS (Not fundamental job duties)
• Perform sweeping, mopping, and general clean up.
• Provide breaks to machine operators.
• Requisition parts as needed.
• Requires education as normally acquired in a technical school, or equivalent experience.
• Good communication skills and willingness to train and share information with coworkers.
• Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
• Must be available to varying workloads, emergency call-ins, and for travel to technical schools.
• Exposed to damp, noisy areas, air conditioning, changing climate conditions, both inside and outside.
• Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds on a daily basis.
• Must supply own tools and toolbox.
• Must be willing to get a State of MN Boiler License within 90 days.
This list of job duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Physical Activities
1. Average hours per week: 45
2. Shift: 1A/1B Crews (6am-6pm) 2A/2B Crews (6pm-6am)
3. List the type of equipment or tools used for this position, and indicate the frequency of use:
(Occasionally 1-33%; Frequently 34-66%; Continuously 67-100%)
Hand tools, electrical drills, saw, etc.
Electrical drills, saws, etc.
Forklifts, Jacks
Boom Lift
Cut off saw
Welder, Horizontal band saw
4. Percentage of time during the normal workday the employee is required to:
Sit/Drive 5 % Twist 1 % ( 70 degrees)
Stand 10 % Crawl 1 %
Walk 69 % Kneel 1 %
Lift 5 % Drive 5 %
Squat 1 % Climb 1 %
Bend 1 % ( 45 degrees)
Reach above shoulders 1 %
5. Maximum consecutive time during the normal workday for each activity:
Sit 30 minutes Twist 5 minutes ( 70 degrees)
Stand 30 minutes Crawl 15 seconds
Walk 5 minutes Kneel 10 minutes
Lift 12 seconds Drive 10 minutes
Squat 2 minutes Climb 15 seconds
Bend 5 minutes ( 45 degrees)
Reach above shoulders 2 minutes
6. The weight required to be lifted each normal workday :
(Occasionally 1-33%; Frequently 34-66%; Continuously 67-100%)
Not Required
Up to 10 lbs.
Up to 20 lbs.
Up to 35 lbs.
Up to 50 lbs.
Up to 75 lbs.
Up to 100 lbs.
Over 100 lbs.
Describe and explain the lifting and carrying requirements. Examples: the distance material is carried; how high material is lifted, etc.
* Required to lift machinery parts up to 50 lbs. from floor level to bench level (42").
* Required to lift parts up to 75 to 100 lbs. into machinery from floor level up to 18".
* Required to wear a tool belt most of the time weighing 10 to 15 lbs.
7. Repetitive use of hands:
X Simple grasping: amount of weight varies lbs. frequency 50 % of time
X Pushing and pulling: amount of weight 30 lbs. frequency 25 % of time
X Fine manipulation: describe: Fine tuning adjustments to all machinery.
8. Repetitive use of foot or feet in operating machine controls:
Not required
X Required; describe frequency and pressure required: Occasionally 2 lbs. Only when using drill press which has a foot-activated switch.
9. Sensory requirements (speech, vision, smell, touch, hearing):
* Time spent: inside 7.5 hours; outside .5 hours
* Temperature: X normal range (degrees)
* Humidity: X normal range humid dry
* Atmosphere: X fumes X odors X dust/dirt
Gas poor ventilation
Describe: Occasional welding fumes. Normal atmosphere in production (some odors and light dust present, no more than outside or in your home). Higher CO2 content in filler rooms. Some acid fumes by water plant.
* Special Hazards: X mechanical X electrical X chemical
explosive X radiation X other
Mechanical - operations of machinery in general.
Electrical - panels, extension cords, and electrical hand tools.
Chemical - sulfuric acid, ammonia, chlorine, oil, and grease.
Americium 241 (level sensing machines)
* Protective clothing required:
Not required
X Required: describe: Full face shield, rubber elbow-length gloves, and full rain suite are all required when working with acid. LOTO equipment. Safety glasses, ear plugs, impact resistant and slip resistant footwear and other PPE as outlined in the company safety policies.
Job Qualification Requirements an Individual
Must Meet to be Eligible for the Job
Mandatory Job Requirements
The requirements that an individual MUST absolutely possess to perform the essential functions of the job.
* Must be able to walk, climb, bend, squat, kneel, sit, push and pull.
* Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
* Must be able to lift 100 lbs.
* Must possess basic reading, writing, and mathematical skills.
* Must be able to work up to 7 days per week.
* Must have own tools.
* Must be able to perform Machinery Maintenance.
* Must be able to use all hand tools.
* Must be able to use all power tools.
* Welding skills.
* Plumbing skills.
* Basic electrical knowledge.
Non-mandatory Job Requirements:
Not absolutely required, but will enhance applicant / employee changes for success.
* PLC programming/troubleshooting.
* Problem solving skills.
This employer utilizes E-Verify.
Wis-Pak is an EEO Employer.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Job Summary
Wis-Pak, Inc.
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Experience