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Setup Mechanic - Plastics

Shelton, CT 06484

Posted: 11/06/2023 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 23-00176

Job Description

Our client is a very large employer located in Shelton. They have over 300 employees and are a plastics manufacturer. They make many of the plastic containers you find in your local grocery store. The company has a 24/7 operation with a lot of stability and growth opportunity. Many of their employees are highly tenured. They are currently seeking Setup Mechanics.

Why Work Here:?
  • Very large and stable, growing company.
  • Discounts on phone bill plus grocery bill.
  • highly tenured internal team.
  • Discounts on pet insurance car insurance.

  • Installs tooling and performs set-ups, as well as corrective and preventative maintenance on thermoforming machines and auxiliary equipment, such as grinders, vacuum pumps, motors, gear boxes, and hoists.
  • Conducts mechanical, pneumatic, and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Performs root cause analysis to identify causes of defects and troubleshoots problems.
  • Identifies, retrieves, and replaces machine components from the stockroom;creates and fulfills orders via a cloud-based parts management system.
  • Escalates issues to a set up technician (recognizing source and scope of problems and communication).

  • 2-3 years of experience in the manufacturing, industrial, electrical or auto mechanic industry.
  • Technical: Ability to use calipers, tape measure, protractors, pressure gauges, temperature thermocouples.
  • Technological: Ability to use cloud-based parts management system (NexGen) to create and execute work orders.
  • High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED).
  • Vocational technical community college, or formal military mechanical and/or technical training a plus.
  • Thermoforming, extrusion machinery, or packaging equipment is a plus.

Pay Rate:
$24-$27 per hour.

Night Shift: 6: 50 PM - 7: 05 AM

***This position works 12 hour shifts whose days change every other week. The benefit is you have 3 and 4 days off every other week!
Example shift:
Week 1 - Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
Week 2 - Sun, Wed, Thurs


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Chris O

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