• Packaging Mechanic

    Location US-OH-Old Fort
    Job ID
    Manufacturing & Production
  • Overview

    What we’re about:

    • Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
    • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
    • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
    • Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

    We currently have an excellent opportunity located at our Manufacturing plant in Old Fort, OH: 992: Wednesday 7:00AM-3:30PM, Friday 7:00PM-7:30AM, Saturday 7:00PM-7:30AM and Sunday 7:00PM-3:30AM


    Position Overview


    Maintains, times and repairs high speed packaging equipment while maximizing production requirements that meets/exceeds manufacturing specifications.

    What you’ll do:

    • Multi-skilled with strong mechanical aptitude and abilities and a solid electrical background.  Must have a basic proficiency in welding and machining (lathe, mill, drill press, band saw).
    • Must be able to read mechanical and electrical blueprints.
    • Troubleshoots, adjusts, times and makes all repairs to packaging department equipment – Pack lines, palletizer, stretch wrappers, and all raw materials conveying equipment – with minimal downtime.
    • Preventive maintenance on all packaging equipment.
    • Fabricates stock parts for the packaging equipment – Hi-speed rails, bushings, etc.
    • Repairs/rebuilds motors, brakes, pumps etc. when necessary.
    • Tracks electrical problems on all equipment including the PLC’s.
    • Performs machine change over’s and sets-up all packaging lines to ensure vertical startups for increased production
    • Assist in meeting high quality standards and production quotas in the Packaging Department.
    • Subject to overtime as needed to meet production demands
    • Familiar with the plant food safety program and basic HACCP principles
    • Work any shift during the week as well as weekends
    • Must be self starting/can work without direction.
    • Use safe operating procedures and judgment including Lock Out Tag Procedures specified by Old Fort Facility.
    • Operate forklift in a safe and timely manner.
    • Follow all facility rules to maintain quality and integrity of both raw materials and finished products
    • Lift 50 pounds consistently


    What you’ll need:

    • Minimum of a High School Diploma / GED is required
    • Minimum two years Mechanical Experience


    What we’ll offer:

    • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
    • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
    • Career ownership & development
    • Diversity & Sustainability

    Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance; the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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