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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

companyParagon Staffing, LLC
locationLinden, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Paragon Staffing, LLC is a company that specializes in connecting job seekers with employers who are seeking temporary, contract, or permanent positions.

Due to the growth, Paragon Staffing, LLC is looking for qualified industrial maintenance mechanics to join our team! We take the stress and trouble away from finding each individual the right employment opportunity!

This position consist in the repairs and maintains plastic molding machinery and electro-mechanical equipment such as motors, pneumatic tools, hydraulics, conveyor systems, electrical devices and production machines and equipment. 


  • Perform and complete hydraulic and electrical troubleshooting.
  • Repair of molding machines, supporting equipment and facility repair.
  • Installation of new assets, electric, plumbing and mechanical along with building auxiliary  equipment repairs.
  • Complete preventative maintenance of assigned functions.
  • Maintain assembly production equipment on a daily basis to ensure they are running to optimum performance.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and PLC troubleshooting.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and electrical testing equipment. 
  • Communicate real time status of Assembly operations with Team Leader throughout the shift.
  • Make necessary and/ or routine machine adjustments and to repair equipment in an effort to provide continuous production.
  • Responsible for knowing how to operate all machines and equipment in order to understand their function and repair them
  • Responsible for making tooling changes (size) within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate management.
  • Replaces or repairs parts on machines such as bearings, filters, wiring, valves, gauges and switches and other electrical parts and equipment.
  • Initiates purchase order for parts and machines, lubricates, and cleans parts, start devices to test their performance.
  • Required to participate in on-call program and may be required to work additional hours as required.
  • Follows all safety rules and procedures and observes the operations to insure a safe environment.


  • 3+ years experience in the role
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Full and complete understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, electricity, and PLC troubleshooting.
  • Must have strong PLC troubleshooting capability and ability to read and program code.
  • Must have good working knowledge of all aspects of electrical controls, mechanical assembly, plumbing, and heating, ventilating and air conditioning related control systems.
  • Experience with Injection Molding for plastic packaging for industrial use.

Work Schedule
1st Shift
7:00AM to 7:15PM (Rotating Schedule)

Up to $45/hr. – Depending on Experience (DOE)

This job is taking place in Somerset, NJ

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