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Manufacturing Technician Position in the Forks of the River Area

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality required
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers in improving the performance of equipment and processes and participate in the implementation of ideas that reduce downtime and improve overall productivity.
  • Assure equipment availability and readiness to meet the production schedule requirements and throughput rates for workcenters throughout the plant.
  • Maintain uptime on all production equipment to meet throughput rates on a consistent and reliable basis.
  • Diagnose machine problems quickly, perform effective troubleshooting of equipment, tools and process to maintain production of machinery. Provides technical support to others, as required.
  • Complete set ups in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with all scheduled production requirements.
  • Assure that spare parts are stocked and available for immediate use, to minimize downtime. Fabricates new parts from raw stock using machine tools when required.
  • Records and maintains data on performance of equipment, tooling and processes in a concise, accurate method and communicates exceptions to other team members.
  • Provides quality instruction, education and support to other Manufacturing Technicians and production operators.
  • Demonstrates safety awareness and executes safety policies and procedures at all times. Insures the safety of others by sharing of knowledge as it pertains to our facilities, equipment and employees.
  • Maintains a safe and orderly work environment, wherever duties are performed.
  • Assists in any/all other areas as directed, to meet the needs of customers.

 

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/OTHER SKILLS:

  • HSD / GED required.
  • Additional training/education, up to and including a 2 year associates degree in a technical discipline.
  • An understanding of intermediate math skills including geometry and trigonometry.
  • Proficient with various measurement tools.
  • Proficient with a variety of machining tools.
  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Has attained additional skills/proficiency in areas such as:
  • Welding/Fabrication
  • Hydraulics
  • Pneumatics
  • Electrical/Electronics
  • PLC programming
  • Set-up/troubleshooting, repair and maintenance experience in a machine based manufacturing environment.

 

PROFILE:

  • Ability to keep several projects moving forward at the same time.
  • Self-motivated, able to work with little supervision.
  • Able to work with and receive direction from many individuals besides his or her direct supervisor.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Initiative to pursue changes in the work place that provide a competitive advantage.
  • Provides input to insure continuous improvements throughout the plant.
  • Ability to understand and work with company wide priorities.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Desire and ability to help others improve their technical skills.

 

FABRICATION/MECHANICAL:

  • Ability to fabricate machine structures and support members.
  • Ability to fabricate components for mounting of equipment, tooling, or devices.
  • Ability to dismantle, rebuild, refurbish, or install equipment.
  • Ability to read a variety of engineering and schematic drawings.
  • Repair and lubricate machines.
  • Has attained additional skills/proficiency in areas such as:

Welding (tool steel, cast iron, aluminum)

Hydraulics

Pneumatics

Electrical/Electronics

 

 

ELECTRO/MECHANICAL:

  • Ensure that all production equipment is maintained in a state of electrical/mechanical readiness to respond to scheduling requirements.
  • Troubleshoot any production equipment and/or facilities electrical malfunctions in an accurate and timely manner, and restore such equipment to a state of readiness as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
  • Perform mechanical setups and changeovers as required.
  • Install properly sized electrical services for new and relocated manufacturing equipment in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of Electrical Codes and Regulations, as they apply to the facility and manufacturing equipment.
  • High skill in reading and understanding electrical schematics and translating that knowledge to physical circuitry.
  • Experience in PLC and PC ladder logic programming.

 

 

 

 

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