• Packaging Mechanic

    Job Functional Area
    7:00 pm - 7:30 am
  • Overview

    International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for Engineering Technician in our Philadelphia, PA facility.


    • Analyzes electrical, mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment and plans for and takes corrective actions. Makes necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
    • Ability to troubleshoot data communication problems i.e. Ethernet IP, RS485, RS232.
    • Adjusts production lines by setting up assigned equipment parameters for changes in material, size or product. Tests equipment for quality of operation when changes are completed.
    • Examines, tests and measures equipment for quality specifications, using gauges and instruments and records data on appropriate forms. Checks equipment for visual defects.
    • Handles all preventative maintenance duties and tracks and records that PM’s are completed as needed.
    • Trains machine operators in their essential duties and safety precautions required when working on the equipment.
    • Proactively advises supervisor of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action required.
    • Responsible for maintaining a neat, clean and safe working environment at all times and notifies supervisor immediately of any safety concerns, accidents or injuries are observed.
    • Understands and adheres to all Company policies, procedures, SOPs and safety regulations.
    • Ensures accurate and timely completion of all equipment logs and documentation.
    • Understands and adheres to all cGMP and FDA regulations.
    • Accepts new and/or ongoing projects within facility as required while meeting required timelines.
    • Other duties as assigned.







    • Two year associate degree or equivalent trade school technical training in related field is required.
    • Minimum of three years manufacturing experience with Allen Bradley controls is required.
    • Prior experience in pharmaceutical, medical device or food industry preferred.
    • Familiar with computer hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability and compatibility with new and existing systems
    • Requires proficiency in several programming languages and control device networks for PLCs, PCs or DCS systems. Familiar with Allen Bradley software, controls and VFDs.
    • Requires advanced knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, motor controls logic. Knowledge of CMMS preferred.
    • Willingness to work as needed within a team environment in support of company goals.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to read and comprehend SOP’s, Batch Records and training documents.
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to learn new equipment and skills is a requirement.
    • Team player; works well with others
    • Willingness to work overtime as needed.


    IVC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V – EOE


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