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General Mechanic/Electrician

Company: Novolex
Location: Avondale
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?

Novolex is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

Our Sustainability Commitment

The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.

How You'll Perform the Role

Responsible for electrical work and general mechanical duties throughout the plant and on machinery; this is a comprehensive list of responsibilities. There are several levels of proficiency, which can be attained through the testing procedure.

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:

Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures. Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.

Follow all federal, state, local, corporate and plant rules, procedures, and guidelines associated with electrical safety.

Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.

Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.

Follow all PPE and GMP's policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.

Ensure that all quality standards are maintained when performing job duties.

Review electrical malfunctions as they occur in order to determine cause and solution.

Monitor radio and respond to calls as needed.

Review electrical malfunctions as they occur in order to determine root cause and solution.

Understand Ohm's law.

Proficient using a multimeter.

Keep plant lighting up to date.

Control wiring knowledge (24vdc and 120vac)

Strong understanding of VFD's

Ability to read ladder logic and troubleshoot PLC's

Able to bend conduit and pull wire

Knowledge of wiring step-up and step-down transformers

Understand how to read schematics

Handle all electrical wiring, repair, modifications and upgrades as needed in the plant.

Ensure electrical dangers are minimized for employees.

Order parts as needed

Monitor plant equipment and facilities in order to discover and prevent potential problems.

Handle emergency repairs as quickly as possible in order to minimize downtime.

Repair air valves as needed.

Repair and monitor all broken machine parts.

Repair and rebuild drive motors as needed.

Remain familiar with all electrical equipment used in plant.

Act as Emergency Action Support.

Replace any lights.

Keep accurate records on work completed.

Ensure that electrical dangers are minimized for employees.

Meet/achieve production goals set forth by management.

Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

What We Need From You

Candidate Requirements:

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience

Three to five years of industrial electrical experience is needed.

Must have proper electrical education training and be able to pass the NOCTI

Must have basic reading, math and communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.

Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.

Reaching above shoulders

Use of fingers

Walking; 8 hour

Standing; 10 hour

Kneeling 1/2 hours

Bending 1/4 hours

Visual ability

Depth perception

Hearing ability

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  • Holiday pay Day 1
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life eligible on day 61 of employment
  • 401(K) eligible on day 91 of employment
  • Free associate degree for employee, legal dependents/spouse available.

    With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.

    Community Engagement
    At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.

    Training and Development
    We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization

Keywords: Novolex, Avondale , General Mechanic/Electrician, Other , Avondale, Arizona

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