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Production Mechanic

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Cornelia
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Ethicon Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Production Mechanic located in Cornelia, GA!

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit

The Production Mechanic Safely and efficiently executes daily tasks related to the maintenance of Equipment for the production of Absorbable & Non-Absorbable, molded, and Needle manufacturing materials in an FDA-regulated environment. Typical tasks include Preventive Maintenance to equipment including the troubleshooting and repair of components, oil changes, testing, installing, and the removal of equipment.

Are you interested in joining a diverse team delivering outstanding results to our customers? Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

Key Responsibilities:

* Operate all portable power tools and hand tools in assigned production area, drills, wrenches, grinders, measuring devices and meters to trouble shoot and repair production equipment.
* Participate in and work with a production team environment. Receive direction from team members and production/engineering supervisor/facilitator.
* Work with limited direction in effectively diagnose problems and repair the equipment in a timely manner.
* Read and work from detailed wiring diagrams, machine blueprints and pipe layout diagrams. Ability to operate basic PLC controls on production equipment.
* Understand production machinery in order to effectively diagnose problems and repair equipment in a timely manner with little or no direction.
* Make decisions involving judgment as to the criticality of equipment during breakdowns, with the initiative to repair as needed for the process; and, provide direction to other lower level production mechanic. Including determining necessary tools and materials required.
* Ability to work independently towards a general result and identify creative solutions while conforming to specifications and safety requirements. Perform highly specialized troubleshooting and repair work with little or minimal direction.
* Perform work in a safe manner, as well as, keeping equipment clean and in safe working condition. Comply with all job specific safety procedures and utilize PPE when necessary.
* Use test equipment (Starett Gauge, Mitutoyo Gauge, Microscope, etc.) and applicable software systems as needed for the job (e.g. ComplianceWire, ADAPTIV, etc.)
* Accurately complete records as defined within the job procedures (e.g. manual and/or electronic documentation).
* Perform preventative maintenance on all production equipment in area assigned according to the schedule, keeping neat and correct records.
* Associates in this position are required to be "on call" as defined in the "On Call Policy" and the Fair labor Standards Act and are required by management to respond to emergency or essential work situations on established departmental schedules.



* Vocational, Certificate, Technical or Associates with 4 years of relevant work experience
* BASIC computer skills (i.e. Email, word processor, etc.)
* BASIC understanding of PLCs
* BASIC math skills: add, subtract, multiply, divide, percentages
* Manual dexterity and ability to work with small and intricate parts with precision
* Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job which include: Working in temperature regulated areas, climbing over, into and under machinery for repairs and maintenance, overhead work, pushing/pulling/reaching, repetitive hand motions, bending, stooping and lifting of weights up to 50 pounds.
* Must be willing and able to work one of these 8 hour shifts on a regular basis: 2nd shift (3:00pm - 11:00pm) Mon - Fri or 3rd shift (11:00pm - 7:05am) Mon - Fri (NOTE: All Times are approximate)


* CMMS experience
* CMMS Maximo is highly preferred

At Johnson & Johnson, we're on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world's healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-Georgia-Cornelia-655 Ethicon Circle


Ethicon Inc. (6045)

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Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Athens , Production Mechanic, Professions , Cornelia, Georgia

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