Line Mechanic – Industrial Maintenance

Job Title
Line Mechanic – Industrial Maintenance
Company or Organization
Kraft Heinz
Beaver Dam
Job Description
This position is responsible for the operation of plant production lines to achieve the target line efficiency and provide direction to the employees working on those lines. The employee should be familiar with all production equipment to the extent that he/she can make adjustments, repairs, and perform routine maintenance on the lines. The employee monitors all areas within their process to ensure that a quality product is produced to supply customer demands in a safe working environment. The employee awarded this position should be flexible and able to work extended hours and/or weekend work as necessary to cover business needs as well as some adjustment to shift/hours.


Enforce compliance with all company policies, safety rules and GMP’s
Provide leadership, direction, and assistance to employees in all phases of line processes; including production, sanitation, maintenance and quality
Responsible for routine repairs and on-line adjustments
Responsible for daily inspection checklists of equipment in assigned area
Assist in accident investigations as needed
Be the leaders in modifications to machines, methods, or processes, which will result in efficient, lower cost, quality production
Write necessary maintenance work orders for improvements beyond scope of expertise, such as electrical and utilities
Monitor, understand, and assist in all operations of the process on a continued basis to maximize production, minimize downtime, and ensure product quality
Perform required line setups, start-ups, changeovers, and shutdowns
Lubricate line equipment according to standard operating methods and frequencies
Create/update routine preventative maintenance plans in SAP and monitor maintenance performance measures
Perform major overhauls as needed
Perform PM01, PM02, and PM03 Work Orders as scheduled
Continuously improve various maintenance related skills
Continuously obtain new skills as technology dictates
Maintain a working knowledge of mechanical resources available, to include Vendors, Engineers, Outside Technicians/Experts
Provide break coverage for employees when required
Organize, update and maintain Bill of Materials in SAP and storeroom future state
Obtain necessary information to complete order form for needed parts
Ensure the proper packaging supplies are available for the shift
Complete time entry in Line Technician Schedule Log
Communicate all important information to Supervisor and Line Technician on the following shift
Utilize plant data systems, emails, and Tech bulletins
Participate in recycling effort
Maintain proper housekeeping standards in maintenance shop and packaging lines
Must hold valid Fork Truck License
Must hold valid Arial Lift License
Conduct effective Green Room Meetings as assigned
Perform all other duties as assigned by management or required by business needs
Must progress through the Line Mechanic progress program to advance to Maintenance Class IV – Line Mechanic
Support Plant Quality Systems