Maintenance Mechanic

Lakeland, Florida
Installation, Maintenance & Repair (Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations)
Job Type
US$ 16.38 - US$ 16.78 per hour
Ref. Number
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

An Industry leader in manufacturing single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, offering more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Working Schedule: Initial training 6am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday then move to permanent position on Night Shift. Must be available to work nights and weekends.

Full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Day-to-Day Role:

- Uses analytical troubleshooting skills to make repairs and corrections based on observation of equipment in operation and product defects.
- Dismantles defective machines and equipment to gain access to problem area or to install new or repaired parts.
- Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment or other problems. Repairs or replaces defective parts in machinery.
- Rebuilds assemblies and internal drives
- Performs machine conversions and major overhauls to equipment
- Realigns and adjusts machine components
- Inspects used parts to determine if they meet acceptable standards for use in equipment.
- Repairs and replaces gages, valves, pressure regulators, and related equipment.
- Lubricates and cleans parts including bearings, shafts and gears
- Tests machines following repairs to ensure good product quality prior to returning machine to service.
- Performs preventive maintenance functions.
- Orders parts as required and uses computerized maintenance system to keep accurate maintenance records
- Informs appropriate management personnel of equipment and parts needs.
- Complies with all company plant, safety, and GMP's rules.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM

- Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
- Ability to work overtime as needed
- Ability to work every other weekend
- Ability to work with limited supervision
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, overtime, and weekends

High School

1-4 years

- Two (2) years mechanical experience working on high-speed manufacturing equipment.
- Two (2) years of experience working with mechanical pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems
- Diagnostic and trouble-shooting skills to analyze mechanical problems


Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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