Position Description

Industrial Machinery Mechanic (Recycle)
Location PA - King of Prussia
Employment Duration Full time
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First Quality was founded in 1989 and, in nearly three decades, has grown to be a global privately held company with over 4,000 employees. Its corporate offices are located in Great Neck, New York, with manufacturing facilities and offices in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, and Canada. First Quality is a diversified family of companies manufacturing consumer products ranging from Absorbent Hygiene (adult incontinence, feminine care, and baby care), Tissue (bath and towel), and Industrial (print and packaging materials), serving institutional and retail markets throughout the world. First Quality focuses on private label and branded product lines.


Our core business philosophy is built on a proud culture driven by safety and quality, respect, humility, integrity, customer focus, and teamwork. With leading edge manufacturing technologies and processes and visionary leadership, First Quality is positioned to continue significant growth in the coming years. We are seeking experienced Support Systems Mechanic for our First Quality Retail Services company located in King of Prussia, PA.  This position will take personal responsibility to prevent accidents and injuries by observing established working rules, follow the directions of supervisors, practice the principles taught in safety training and provide ideas to further strengthen our program.


Primary responsibilities include:


  • Adheres to all Safe Work Practices (SWP) and organizational policies and procedures. Must abide by all safety requirements and attain safety goals.

  • Determines by regular inspection if each system is operating properly, achieves and maintains most efficient system performance.

  • Repairs and reports all mechanical problems on daily sheets and records on Maintenance/PM sheets.

  • Troubleshoots mechanical and identifies electrical issues.

  • Reports problems that can’t be solved immediately to the Lead Mechanic or Maintenance Manager.

  • Interfaces with Line Mechanics/Operators to determine performance of support systems.

  • Prioritizes all repairs, replacements and overhauls following acceptable trade practices.

  • Keep all mechanical components of machines in clean and good working order.

  • Checks for spare parts and keeps parts room informed of usage.

  • Understand and comply with OSHA safety regulations and safety devices including lock out tag out policy.Ensure all guards are in place and working properly after preventative maintenance.

  • Support and coordinate with all function within the department on a daily basis.

  • Ability to run shop equipment and follow safety rules.

  • Reports all safety hazards to maintenance manager. Become familiar with MSDS sheets.

  • Special projects as assigned by maintenance manager.Projects to be completed in a safe and timely manner.

  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of Maintenance Manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.



The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:


  • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent required.

  • Must be familiar with sheet metal work.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write the English language and perform basic mathematical skills. Must be able to pass minimum required standard on all competency tests.




Excellent compensation and benefits, which are effective the first day of employment!


First Quality is committed to protecting information under the care of First Quality Enterprises commensurate with leading industry standards and applicable regulations.  As such, First Quality provides at least annual training regarding data privacy and security to employees who, as a result of their role specifications, may come in to contact with sensitive data.




First Quality is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, or protected Veteran status.

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