Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Packaging Mechanic

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Manufacturing/Warehouse - Production


Position Description:

Under close supervision, performs limited or routine preventative maintenance duties in ensuring that machines and equipment are properly maintained or repaired and assists skilled mechanics in performing complex maintenance duties.


Essential Job Functions: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.



Main Areas of Responsibility 

  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
  • Assists in troubleshooting or performing necessary repairs on various types of production and packaging equipment. 
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on production machinery according to PM schedules.
  • Performs set-up, change-overs and troubleshooting of blister packaging machines, cartoners, case packers.
  • Performs general maintenance including welding and basic electric; fabricates and installs parts when necessary, and documents all repair or maintenance work done on any equipment.
  • Assists skilled mechanics in performing maintenance duties.
  • Performs related duties as assigned. 



  • Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling, stooping and crouching climbing and walking, vision to monitor, occasional lifting of equipment or materials weighing up to 75 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment.
  • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Equipment operations and maintenance practices.
  • Standard Operating Procedures for equipment operations including safety rules and regulations.
  • Mechanical, electrical and pneumatic control systems.
  • Mechanical and electrical principles and applications.
  • Food or pharmaceutical equipment.


Preferred Skills/Qualifications 

  • Performing preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment and operating systems.
  • Complying with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Following all Company safety rules and regulations, recognizing hazards and taking appropriate corrective action.
  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.
  • Understanding and following written and oral instructions.
  • Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals contacted in the course of work.



High School diploma or equivalent, and prefer hands-on or vocational school training, and a minimum of one (1) year of mechanical maintenance experience preferably in food, cosmetic or pharmaceutical in a manufacturing environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 





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