Maintenance mechanic a

Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment.  Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble.  Disassembles machines and repair or replaces broken parts.  Adjusts functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary.  Cleans and lubricates parts.  Orders replacement parts.  Inspects completed repairs.  Performs all work with adherence to safety procedures.

Position Functions

  • Repairs all malfunctioning machinery and equipment

  • Handles installation of new machinery and project planning.

  • Develops preventive maintenance procedures for all primary, and auxiliary equipment used in all manufacturing, and all equipment related to the physical plant

  • Assists in coordinating and scheduling outside machine repairs with suppliers to ensure the minimum impact to manufacturing activities

  • Assists in maintaining equipment preventive and safety records in regards to all state and federal regulations and to all ISO and QS procedures. 

  • Evaluates & diagnoses machine problems and develops corrective action procedures to eliminate re-occurance 

  • Provides guidance to all other department personnel. 

  • Assists in training of new hires and department transfers. 

  • Assists in developing the corrective means and methods for continuous improvement.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • H.S. graduate or equivalent. 

  • 2 year Technical school a plus.  

  • 3-5 years mechanical and electrical background, with 2 years practical experience in commercial or industrial business. 

  • Knowledge of Weiss-Aug machinery required.

Mental Demands:

Must be capable of handling several assignments at the same time, meeting critical deadlines, and being in stressful situations

Equipment Used:

  • Power tools 

  • Machine shop equipment 

  • Electrical related tools / instruments 

  • Metal fabrication equipment 

  • Brazing / welding equipment 


Must be able to diagnose & trouble-shoot complex machinery & plant equipment problems. This must be done in a quick and timely fashion to minimize machine down time.


  • Materials list for job 

  • If job is too complex and we need outside service                                                           

  • Keeping an inventory of department stocking parts


Trouble shooting and repairing equipment

This position is for our Weiss-Aug East Hanover | NJ location.