Thorne - Maintenance Mechanic

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Maintenance Mechanic

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all production mechanical equipment. Qualifications and requirements include:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Support the maintenance, operation, and repair of all production related systems and equipment by ensuring: 

  • All preventative maintenance is performed at the appropriate interval and is completed by the assigned due dates. 
  • Work is completed in accordance with SOPs and equipment manufacturer service guidelines. 
  • Promptly address mechanical breakdown issues, equipment adjustments, and equipment change outs.
  • Maintain all assigned equipment areas in a constant state of inspection-readiness, including cleanliness, safety, and compliance with cGMP requirements. 
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Quality on new system installations or modifications. 

EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES / PROFICIENCIES – Satisfactorily achieving and/or meeting the following Experience, Competencies, and Proficiencies are essential duties of the job: 

Experience and/or Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Technical degree or certificate is preferred. 4 years of maintenance experience in manufacturing maintenance is required. 

Language Ability: Employee can read and understand written directions in English. 

Math Ability: Employee can add, subtract, multiply, and divide in the units of measurement, using whole numbers and decimals (for example, grams). 

Reasoning Ability: During disassembly and assembly of machines, employee can discern that the parts and tools are the correct ones for the tasks at hand. 

Computer and Technical Skills: 

  • Employee can use a computer to receive and submit work requests, document work, send/receive email, research parts, and complete basic calculations accurately. 
  • Develop and deliver on assigned objectives within requested timeframes. 
  • Possess good interpersonal skills. 
  • Engage others in a positive manner. 
  • Possess strong attention to detail. 
  • Possess strong verbal and communication skills. 
  • Raise issues and concerns promptly. 
  • Document and present work in a clear and concise manner. 
  • Possess knowledge of the computers and software required to accomplish the Responsibilities of the job. 


  • Being able to meet the Physical Demands of the job is an essential duty of the job. 
  • Must be able to work while wearing a half-mask respirator or full-air respirator for up to four hours at a time and be able to follow Thorne Respiratory Protection Program guidelines. 
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as circumstances arise during a shift. 
  • Must be able to operate, activate, use, prepare, and clean equipment or machinery, occasionally grasping with force and using twisting wrist movements.
  • Must be able to hear and converse with supervisors and other employees. Must be able to see and read small print. Must be able to work in a moderate noise level environment. 
  • Must be able to move or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor, occasionally, during a 10-hour or 8-hour shift. Must have sufficient range of motion with arms and hands to reach overhead and to the side, often repetitively, during a 10-hour or 8-hour shift. Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder while carrying up to 20 pounds of materials.

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