Knowlton Development Center is Hiring A Mechanic!


KDC is Hiring a Mechanic!

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Job Description: The incumbent is responsible for assisting mechanics with the repair of production equipment. Receives coaching from all the mechanics and is provided increasing responsibilities. This position requires an understanding of GMP and other government requirements, applicable company and customer Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and all safety regulations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complies with OSHA Safety, FDA and cGMP requirements.
  • Sets up equipment for production runs.
  • Helps perform preventative maintenance.
  • Performs minor repairs with little supervision.
  • Capable of performing wash-ups on the filling equipment.
  • Performs daily equipment checks.
  • Understands and uses lockout/tag-out procedures.
  • Working with Line Leader, tracks, plans and initiates washouts and changeovers.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and timely documentation including changeover logs, cleaning logs, wash out logs, machine maintenance logs and other department reports.
  • Responsible for reporting downtime when assigned to a line.
  • Reports any equipment malfunctions or other abnormal condition to the area Maintenance Mechanic.
  • Assist mechanics with Preventative Maintenance (PM) on assigned production equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, neat and safe work area.
  • Assist other machine operators and mechanics with changeovers.
  • Performs additional tasks or duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED

At least 1 year mechanical experience

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