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Cat Litter Packaging Mechanic

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Maintains, times and repairs high speed packaging equipment while maximizing production requirements that meets/exceeds manufacturing specifications.

This is at the Old Fort, OH Facility. We currently have two available shifts:

Shift #916: Thursday & Friday 7:00am-3:30pm; Saturday & Sunday 7:00am-7:30pm

Weekend #992: Wednesday 7:00am-3:30pm; Friday & Saturday 7:00pm-7:30am; Sunday 7:00pm-3:30am

Base hourly rate is $28.23 plus shift premiums. This position we will also be offering a $1500.00 sign on bonus!

Essential Functions:

  • Multi-skilled with strong mechanical aptitude and abilities and a solid electrical background.  Must have a basic proficiency in welding and machining (lathe, mill, drill press, band saw).
  • Must be able to read mechanical and electrical blueprints.
  • Troubleshoots, adjusts, times and makes all repairs to packaging department equipment – Pack lines, palletizer, stretch wrappers, and all raw materials conveying equipment – with minimal downtime.
  • Preventive maintenance on all packaging equipment.
  • Fabricates stock parts for the packaging equipment as needed.
  • Repairs/rebuilds motors, brakes, pumps etc. when necessary.
  • Tracks electrical problems on all equipment including the PLC’s.
  • Performs machine change over’s and sets-up all cat litter packaging lines to ensure vertical startups for increased production
  • Assist in meeting high quality standards and production quotas in the Packaging Department.
  • Subject to overtime as needed to meet production demands
  • Work any shift during the week as well as weekends in Cat Litter Department.
  • Must be self starting/can work without direction.
  • Use safe operating procedures and judgment including Lock Out Tag Procedures specified by Old Fort Facility.
  • Elevates any conflicts in the production schedule, performance, or quality issues to the appropriate parties
  • Maintains a clean and safe operating area by following 5S program to include, sweeping the floor, dumping the trash, and removing extraneous items
  • Support other department functions as necessary
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Use safe operating procedures and judgment
  • Follow all facility rules to maintain quality and integrity of both raw materials and finished products
  • Lift 50 pounds consistently

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma / GED is required
  • Minimum two years Mechanical Experience


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