Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician

Union City, CA posted on September 21

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Mark Martin Oakland, CA (94615)
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Emerald Packaging, a leader in the flexible packaging industry is looking for an experienced Maintenance Mechanic with excellent mechanical and electrical experience. Previous experience in manufacturing needed, familiarity with printing presses desired. Applicants should be self-motivated, able to work independently with little direction and have the ability to operate in a fast paced work environment. Candidates must have the following experience:

ELECTRICAL Knowledge Requirements:

  •   Strong understanding of AC/DC theory

  •   Fully versed in the use of a DMM

  •   Knowledge of how to use an oscilloscope

  •   Knows PLC's, particularly Allen Bradley, IIS and XDC

  •   Programming and tuning VFD and DC drives

  •   Familiar with lighting T5, T8 and Sodium Vapor including photocells and motion sensors

  •   Understand how to read Schematics and modify if necessary

  •   Understand temperature controllers and feedback devices (TC, RTD, J type, etc.)

  •   Familiar with oxidizers a plus

  •   Troubleshoot and repair air compressors

  •   Familiar with proximity sensors

  •   Familiar with photo eyes

  •   Ultrasonic transducers a plus

  •   Must have the ability to differentiate between electrical and mechanical problems

MECHANICAL Knowledge Requirements:

  •   Good mechanical aptitude

  •   Working knowledge of idlers and bearings

  •   Working knowledge of gear boxes

  •   Working knowledge of diaphragm pumps

  •   Ability to do metal fabrication

  •   General machine rebuilding

  •   Working knowledge of pneumatic systems

  •   Working knowledge of hydraulic systems

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Work overtime needed, including weekends, to meet department needs.

  2. Help with emergency evacuation procedures.

  3. Be available when bag department reopens after weekly shut down.

  4. Be on call via pager at all times. Respond to any calls from the company immediately.

  5. Identify and take courses to improve maintenance knowledge.

  6. Responsible for reporting any food safety issues

  7. Responsible for complying with all GMP's


  1. At least four years of experience maintaining and repairing flexographic presses and bag machines.

  2. Ability to maintain and repair electronic equipment.

  3. Ability to work with management, coworkers and supervise individuals.

  4. Knowledge of math and measurements.

Benefits Included: 

Vacation, Sick Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance & more!

Emerald Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants on thebasis of race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physicalor mental handicap, veteran status, or any other basis protected by Federal, State or local law or ordinance.