Production Mechanic I

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Miramar, FL, US, 33025

Company: Apotex


Aveva Drug Delivery Systems is a global leader offering a full range of research, development, and manufacturing capabilities to produce transdermal pharmaceutical products that can improve the quality of life, usage, and compliance rates for patients.


Job Summary

Under general supervision, operates and performs routine troubleshooting, and repair of all packaging equipment and systems, and conducts packaging line changeovers and mechanical set-up of all packaging equipment in accordance with the packaging schedule.

Job Responsibilities

  • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures and state, federal and local laws.
  • Performs routine troubleshooting and repairs of packaging and processing equipment, and mechanical control systems.
  • Performs packaging line set-ups and changeovers.
  • Monitors Packaging Line during production in order to maintain optimum efficiency by proactively addressing issues a keeping line within operating parameters
  • Reports all major and unresolved downtime issues to the packaging section leader.
  • Complies with all company equipment, safety, OSHA rules and regulations.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures.
  • Maintains maintenance work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Supports department goals for output and efficiencies.
  • Supports Engineering Technicians in performing Preventive Maintenance in production equipment as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  • Operates in accordance with our Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, and all established regulatory, compliance and safety requirements.
  • Performs all work in support of our Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent, and prefer hands-on or vocational school training
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements.
    • Production equipment operations and maintenance practices.
    • Standard Operating Procedures for equipment operations including safety rules and regulations.
    • Basic electrical and pneumatic control systems.
    • Mechanical aptitude and basic mathematics.
    • Troubleshooting of packaging equipment problems associated with die cutting/punching of transdermal patches, web alignment, pick & place, cartoning and other packaging and labeling equipment components.
    • Complying with all Company policies and procedures.
    • Complying with all Company safety rules and regulations, recognizing hazards and taking appropriate corrective action.
    • Analyzing and troubleshooting of problems with packaging equipment.
    • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
    • Understanding and following written and oral instructions.
    • Reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals contacted during work.
  • Experience
    • 1-3 years of experience as a set-up mechanic in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


At Aveva Drug Delivery Systems, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Aveva Drug Delivery Systems offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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