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Manufacturing Technician

Company: Holt Cat
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: This is a manufacturing position responsible for performing assembly and installation of components by providing mechanical and electrical services including inspections, diagnoses, and modifications following established procedures and guidelines. Able to work independently and as a member of a team to provide technical services that satisfy internal and external customer requirements to achieve manufacturing goals. An MFG Technician relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform functions of the job. Basic knowledge of standard and technical concepts, practices, and procedures. MFG Technician performs a variety of standard, complex, and technical tasks - mechanical and electrical; works under immediate supervision; a team member of product production and flow. The incumbent in this position is expected to model the following practices on a daily basis: 1) Demonstrate alignment with the company's mission and core business values; 2) Collaborate with key internal/external resources; 3) Participate in ongoing self-development. Essential Functions: * Follows guidelines and procedures to set up and provide mechanical/electrical services that satisfy customer requirements and achieves manufacturing goals * Learns new procedures utilizing drawings, blueprints, and symbols in coordination with current standard work for generator sets, engine packages, water tanks, and other manufactured products including custom product to meet customer requirements * Participate in Rapid Improvement Workshops (RIWs) and Kiazen events to continuously improve processes, safety, and quality * Learns skills to interpret blueprints, drawings, and installation processes * Assists in removal and installation of parts; disassembles and assembles components * Learns basic skills to complete work orders and assembly of products and their components * Ensures all installations/builds are in compliance with specific procedures and quality standards * Learns basics to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions and failures; participate in RCCA (Root Cause Corrective Action) team to eliminate reoccurrence * Performs and completes tasks with immediate supervision * Communicates job progress, issues, solutions, and improvements to team * Completes assigned jobs and tasks to minimize variance to job or project * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; e.g., Technician Training Path * Learns and performs processes as outlined in Standard Work to develop and maintain consistency between shifts and areas * Transports material in the area or between areas utilizing overhead crane, jibs, carts, magnets, and other devices * Works as a member of the manufacturing team to provide high-quality products that satisfy the customer (internal and external) and achieves manufacturing goals * Owns performance of equipment and work area through regular operator checks and maintenance resulting in operational equipment and work areas in good, clean, and orderly condition (Operator Performed Maintenance - OPM, and 5S) * Observes and adheres to all safety aspects/policies/training/call outs at all times and requires reporting of all near misses and incidents * Adheres to contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations * Assists with quality inspections, complete reports/documents and any other necessary paperwork and enforces required rework prior to customer * Communicate variances to established processes for an area or product * Performs other duties as assigned * Works overtime as required by workload and customers' needs * Requires regular and punctual employee attendance Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Basic knowledge of equipment and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance * Basic knowledge and proficiency with current computer software, related hardware, and machine electronic systems * Operation and control skills of equipment or systems * Learning equipment selection skills by determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job * Knowledge of safe work procedures and practices * Developing good work habits, accuracy and exceptional attention to detail, and quality of work and awareness * Ability to follow logical troubleshooting procedures * Ability to develop thinking and problem-solving skills to learn and understand Root Cause Corrective Action (RCCA) process * Preferred 3 & 4 DAVI Roller machine operator up to 5/8" thick x 15-foot wide Steel Plate * Required to work as part of a team with a strong work ethic being dependable, reliable, and honest with demonstrated integrity * Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair including an overhead crane * Ability to operate a conventional forklift * Ability to quickly and repeatedly operate the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions * Ability to be self-starting and self-motivated * Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands in order to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects * Verbal and written communication skills * Ability to read, write, and understand information * Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences * Basic knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, engines, gensets, and electrical * Shows planning and organizing skills required to prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; plan for additional resources Education and Experience: * High school diploma or equivalent required * One or more years of work-related experience preferred Supervisory Responsibilities: * None Travel: * None Physical Requirements: * A significant amount of time standing, walking, kneeling, crouching, stooping, climbing, and reaching * Constant movement and use of limbs, hands, this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina * Ascends/descends with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet and climbs up and down ladders and/or equipment * Routinely reacts to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work * Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue * Be able to maneuver safely and work underneath blocked and cribbed product * Frequently lifts and moves materials and equipment weighing

Keywords: Holt Cat, Corpus Christi , Manufacturing Technician, Engineering , Corpus Christi, Texas

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