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Maintenance Mechanic


Bloomsburg, PA, United States

Job ID:  37532
Estimated Travel:  0%
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Talent Area:  Operations & Manufacturing - Maintenance

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Operations Team Leader and/or general supervision, is responsible for safety, quality, and production by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment. This position is considered a “subject matter expert” and will support the team through process improvement, coaching, mentoring, and training. This position involves being able to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain a variety of mechanical production and facilities equipment ensuring maximum capacity and efficiency of plant operations and compliance with all safety requirements.

Job Duties: 

  • Ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locate, analyze, and repair sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Understand and operate production machines to safely produce a sound quality product and ensure overall equipment effectiveness in accordance with established standards and guidelines.
  • Inspect manufactured product for faultiness and follow quality protocol when flaws are discovered. Inspecting output samples using industry-appropriate methods, such as comparing to standards, measuring dimensions, and examining functionality. Recording results by completing reports, summarizing re-works and wastes and inputting data into quality database.
  • Make all necessary adjustments / repairs to equipment to maintain all safety, quality, and productivity goals.
  • Coach, mentor, and train other team members towards problem resolution.
  • Oversee all critical points of the process to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Provide accurate reporting of safety, production, efficiency, quality, and potential problem areas to operate in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Assist in trial runs, defective product isolating/sorting and machine breakdowns.
  • Perform various jobs of responsibility on a rotational basis.
  • Assist with new equipment installation and/or overhauls.
  • May be required to work on plant projects.
  • Be available for callouts in cases of emergencies and breakdowns.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Work with others to make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Forklift operations as required.
  • Operate production lines and relieve personnel for breaks as required.
  • Shall understand the BRC Food Safety Policy, GMP’s, HACCP Principle and BRC Food Safety Standard.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Associate Degree in an industrial mechanic concentration or equivalent technical certification preferred
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude (written skills test & hands-on test required)
  • Sound understanding of handling and using tools and measuring devices (aptitude test required)
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team, coach, train, mentor, and facilitate job tasks
  • Ability to solve complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Intermediate math skills with the ability to divide in all units of measurement, compute rate, ratio, and percent (aptitude test required)
  • Must have the ability to quickly recognize and plan for changing work duties and events.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate people and maintain a safe, cohesive work environment
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work all shifts including 8 or 12- hour shifts, daylight, and off-shifts as well as weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 75 pounds.  There is no continual lifting.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition.  Good hand eye coordination is necessary.


Work Environment:

This position works in a manufacturing environment and around machinery that produces noise. The noise level in the work environment is very loud. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned personal protective equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (<40 degrees) to extreme heat (>95 degrees). The atmosphere contains fumes, dust, and odors.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.