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Agriculture Mechanical Packaging Service Rep



Mechanical Packaging Service Representative is responsible for safely maintaining, repairing, replacing and modifying all company-owned and customer-owned packaging machinery with optimal quality and efficiency

Position Requirements and Demands:

  • Able & willing to travel to 3-4 months at a time (MI, TN, NJ, NY, NC, SC, GA, FL, TX, and Mexico)
  • Able to work weekends and holidays; common to work Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays during produce season
  • Ability to walk, stand, on concrete and uneven surfaces for 8-12 hours/day
  • Must have very effective organizational and communication skills.
  • Previous mechanical service experience, 2-4 years preferred
  • Positive Attitude
  • Professional Appearance
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a valid driver license and passport
  • Must have a driving record in good standing

Position Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain company & customer owned packaging machinery such as: case erectors, trayformers, bliss machines, cornerpost machines, case sealers, stitchers
  • Diagnose machine problems and order necessary parts through operations manager
  • Develop regular preventative maintenance schedule to ensure ideal machine operation, minimize risk for machine downtime during season, and prolong life of machines
  • Maintain proper inventory of normal wear & tear parts a for packaging machinery at warehouse, customers’ facilities, and in truck
  • Alert operations manager and sales rep of potential issues or persistent problems at customer (packaging and/or machinery)
  • Train customer appointees how to operate machine on a daily basis and how to perform daily/weekly cleaning
  • Maintain organized documentation, inspection records, etc
  • Rebuild packaging machinery during downtime
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner while in front of the customer and coworkers
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of Pratt’s and the customer’s objectives including productivity, safety, quality, customer service and cost goals; daily work activities should support achieving those goal
  • Serve as a resource to other mechanics to help resolve mechanical issues
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment at all times
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