New Jersey Technology & Manufacturing Association



Job Description & Summary


Position Summary

Maintains electrical and electro- mechanical production machinery to insure machine operates properly and within set specifications; refers advanced troubleshooting or repairs to Maintenance Mechanic.


Job Elements & Position Responsibilities

  • Repairs, sets up and troubleshoots production machinery independently
  • Reads inspection gauges
  • Performs recordkeeping duties
  • Communicates engineering issues and creates work requests
  • May issues parts to machines using Mobisys in order to record in SAP
  • Performs safety checks on production machinery and is responsible for following lockout procedures
  • Monitors multiple high-speed assembly machines and acts as a backup to the Assembly Technician
  • Performs housekeeping duties


Required Qualifications


  • Must possess high school diploma or GED




  • Must have knowledge of electrical and pneumatic systems
  • Must have mechanical skills/aptitude (as determined by testing)
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally throughout the shift, 1 to 2 times every 4 hours. Lifts 30% and reaches above shoulder 20% of shift.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, lift, bend, crawl and stoop continuously throughout the shift. Bends 30%; stands 50% and walks 50% of shift.
  • Must have good vision in order to perform visual inspection duties.
  • Must be able to hear warning signals and verbal alerts to avoid injury during manufacturing process.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team, have high energy level and be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be able to discern shades of color and color differences relating to component parts used in the manufacturing process
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English in order to communicate and understand relevant information relating to quality and production issues
  • Must possess basic math skills
  • Must possess basic PC skills

Marginal Job Functions

  • May train new Assembly Mechanics
  • Performs visual inspection on components, work in process and finished goods
  • Fills hoppers on production equipment and assists or fills in for the Stockhandlers and Assembly Technicians as needed
  • Performs simple computer functions using a PC


Competencies by Cluster


Leading Others

  • Fostering Teamwork

Communicating and Influencing

  • Attention to Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Building Collaborative Relationships

Preventing and Solving Problems

  • Diagnostic Information Gathering
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Forward Thinking
  • Technical Expertise

Achieving Results

  • Initiative
  • Results Orientation
  • Thouroughness


  • Personal Credibility
  • Flexibility