Set-Up Technician

Manufacturing/Operations Bronx, New York


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

Essential Duties:

  • Monitor equipment while running to assure optimal throughput.
  • Provide line personnel with guidance on how to operate the equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of Packaging equipment to ensure minor troubleshooting and correct issues.
  • Inform Master Mechanic, Set-Up Mechanic and Supervisor of potential equipment issues/failures.
  • Disassemble/Assemble filling/packaging equipment as necessary.
  • Set Lot/Batch numbers and expiration date base on customer order.
  • Tool must be organized and clean and free of unnecessary parts.
  • Keep and maintain working area clean.
  • Perform equipment cleaning by dismantle and assemble equipment according to Equipment cleaning SOP in a specified time of execution. Ex filling equipment, transfer pumps, etc.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities of the Position Include:

  • Must be able to work different working schedule as deemed by business necessity.
  • Must be able to work extra hours with advance or no advance notification deemed by business needs.
  • Must be able to read and write in English and fill out paper work.
  • Ensure components have been checked by Supervisor and QA personnel before equipment set up.
  • Coordinate routine maintenance and perform minor repairs together with maintenance personnel.
  • Support and lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Document activities in Area/Equipment Log Book.
  • Document major activities in In-process Control Form.
Notify Supervisor, Master Mechanic, and/or Set-up & Cleaner Coordinator when equipment is ready.

Additional Position Requirements & Knowledge on the following equipment:

Comadis tube fillers
Waukesha Pumps
HV/HMM CAM carton machines
Cozzoli Machines
Monoblock 1&2 filling lines
Un-scrambler bottles
Graco Pumps
Campbell Wrapper machines
Jones boxing equipment
SAAS 6,9,15
Unit Dose Filling lines
Filz Alls liquid filler equipment

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; bend; push; pull; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift equipment or materials and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.