Automated Equipment Mechanic

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Carestream Health

Carestream Health Inc. 

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream’s diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.  

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Compensation $23.00/hour minimum to $29.00/hour point ($48k-60k annually).

*This range reflects Carestream’s good faith estimate to pay fairly as starting wage. Offers will be tailored within the range based on the selected candidate’s experience, industry knowledge, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process, as well as geographic market differentials for the position.

Position Summary:

This Associate level Mechanic provides manufacturing machine maintenance support to the Rochester Film Finishing production team.  This position plays an important role in ensuring the reliability of production equipment, contributing to the overall success of the manufacturing process.  Using their mechanical knowledge, education, and experience, this person is responsible for maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment used in the production process, ensuring the manufacturing equipment has minimal downtime. 

40 hours per week, Monday – Thursday, 5:50AM to 4:20PM

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct routine and preventative maintenance on manufacturing machinery and equipment to ensure optimal performance and prevent breakdowns.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors regarding maintenance issues.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and parts usage.
  • Participate in safety training programs and promote a safe working environment.
  • Identify and troubleshoot routine mechanical issues to minimize downtime.
  • Actively participates in reliability meetings.
  • Adhere to safety regulations and protocols.

Required Skills & Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • 2+ years of mechanical education or experience relative to a mechanic being able to work independently.
  • Previous experience with the use of hand and power tools.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-directed with a desire to learn a skilled trade.
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week, Monday – Thursday, 5:50AM to 4:20PM

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with mechanical systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, radio frequency sealing, electrical systems, machine shop equipment including mills, lathes, dress presses, grinders, or diagnostic equipment is helpful.
  • Training or education in industrial maintenance, mechanics, or a related field is helpful.
  • Previous experience as a manufacturing, building or automotive mechanic is helpful.
  • Previous experience working with a variety of manufacturing machinery and equipment is desirable.
  • Safety consciousness and a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work collaboratively within a team.
  • Computer knowledge helpful (MS Office, SAP, etc.)

Work Environment:


Physical Requirements:

Standing: 25-50%

Walking: 25-50%

Sitting: 25-50%

Bending: 25-50%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 25-50%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 1-25%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 1-25%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

All Carestream employees must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 3708 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester