3rd Shift Mechanic/Operator, Maintenance 301

Sunsweet Growers, Inc.

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Fleetwood, PA
Third Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Under direction of Supervisor, responsible for the installation, modification, operation, repairs, and preventive maintenance of equipment plus break relief/support for machine operators.  Must be capable, with minimal supervision, of responding to and diagnosing equipment malfunctions and breakdowns, making required adjustments and repairs, and/or coordinating adjustments.  Must complete written reports as required. 

PRIMARY DUTIES:                                                       

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair and report on production and plant equipment malfunctions and breakdowns. Make necessary repairs or adjustments of malfunctioning equipment with minimal supervision.

  • Perform initial and routine machine set-ups and changeovers.

  • Working from engineering drawings or instructions, installs, relocates, or modifies plant equipment.

  • Operate equipment and provides break relief/support as required or instructed.

  • Performs preventive maintenance and reports accomplished PM duties to supervisors.|

  • Fabricate, assemble, and install parts and equipment utilizing various hand or power tools. Must be capable of operating tools such as grinders, sheet metal shears/brake, drill press, saw, welders, etc.

  • Assists in training of maintenance staff and machine operators as requested.


  • Works closely with electricians in installation, modification, and repair of plant equipment.

  • Assists with the identification of required spare parts and maintains inventories through communication with      

  • Parts Department.

  • Operates forklift and ensures materials necessary to perform job efficiently and safely are available.

  • Operates CIP systems or cleaning equipment to maintain sanitary Facility and Maint. Shop environment.


  • Must be experienced in computer and PLC usage and operations.

  • Must have an understanding of maintenance procedures, parts, fabrication/welding, and repairing production and/or Plant equipment.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Must pass company-paid physical. Must be able to move up to 50 lbs. frequently, 70 lbs. occasionally.