Assembly Technician in Superior, WI at Barko Hydraulics LLC

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Position
The assembly technician performs complex assembly of forestry and material handling equipment according to established specifications and instructions. Performs calibration, adjustments and final checks to ensure high quality products. Reports problems to the Operations Manager.
Essential Functions
Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations. Escalate all unsafe conditions so they can be promptly addressed.
Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to department supervisor immediately.
Accurately follows work assignments as required by highly-variable daily duties:
oMechanical, hydraulic and electrical assembly.
oMaterial handling.
oStandard housekeeping.
oSafety and quality audits.
Performs multiple processes to complete mechanical and electrical assemblies, using hand tools and power pneumatic tooling.
Reads and interprets schematics and drawings, communicating with Engineers as necessary
Checks inventory of assigned task and area daily. Reports potential parts shortages to prevent stock outages to Lead personal or supervisor.
Abides by the methods and procedures inherent in position as directed by management.
Assists with maintenance on company equipment when necessary.
May perform occasional welding, machining, finishing, etc. as required, in so far as existing personal capabilities allow.
Executes safety and facility improvement projects.
Completes tasks as directed by manufacturing schedules with minimum supervision.

Competencies
Job Knowledge: Understands the tasks assigned and has the necessary skills to complete them. Takes care of company tools and materials.
Quality of Work and Quantity of Work: Completes work assignments accurately and completely, pays attention to detail while working safely at all times.
Teamwork and Communicate Effectively: Offers assistance willingly, makes a positive contribution to morale, shows sensitivity to and consideration of others feelings, and accepts positive feedback. Responds positively to change, offers suggestions for improvements, remains calm and professional under pressure. Keeps manager informed of work progress and other necessary information. Maintains a positive relationship with management and other workers, listens effectively.
Continuous Improvement: Demonstrated a commitment to continued performance improvement and development. Identifies and communicates developmental goals. Takes steps to continue personal learning and growing.
Customer Focus: Thinks from the customers perspective when assembling the machine.
Dependability, Adaptability, and Reliability: Reports promptly to work and respects proper use of company time. Follows all policies and procedures according to the employee handbook. Can be counted on to carry out assignments. Overcomes obstacles to meet goals. Accepts personal accountability for his/her actions. Maintaining effectiveness in reaching set goals by adapting to changed circumstances. Tasks, responsibilities, and people.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of the job.
While preforming the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand on a concrete surface throughout an eight-hour work shift. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb and balance. The employee is occasionally required to ascend and descend work platform stairs, reach overhead, bend, crouch, kneel to floor level, and assume awkward positions to access installations.
The employee must regularly lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This position is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This position may work overtime beyond 40 hours a week dependent on various business needs.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
The ability to rapidly learn and retain the knowledge required to assemble the product with a consistent high-level of Quality.
High School Diploma or equivalent, 2 Year Degree is preferred.
Knowledge of similar equipment and assembly processes.
Problem solving skills and understanding of Lean techniques is a plus. (Kaizen, 5S / visual management, Standard Work).
General knowledge of computers and mobile devices
Travel
No travel is expected for this position.
Other Duties
Please note that this job is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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