Assembly Line Maintenance Technician - Moses Lake, WA

Employer: Joyson Safety Systems Acquisitions LLC

Job Description:
SUMMARY:
Perform basic tasks requiring skill in electronic, pneumatic controls, hydraulic or mechanical systems related to processing of air bag inflator components. Set up, maintain and repair a variety of process, assembly and test equipment. Perform set-ups on equipment and processes. Work under the general direction of production supervisor, engineer, and/or supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.)
This position requires the ability to egress buildings per established building evacuation procedures, without assistance.
• Accomplish basic machine or electrical component repair requiring precise settings.
• Provide problem solving where results are less critical to the process.
• Complete preventive maintenance on equipment as required.
• Utilize statistical process control techniques to identify production problems.
• Generate production reports that catalog and summarize production information.
• Develop and document preventive maintenance guidelines for equipment.
• Bring all irregularities to the attention of appropriate engineers.
• Make suggestions for improvement of process quality/productivity.
• Data recording and reporting.
• Planning/organizing of processing events.

- Employee will work in a plant where propellants are manufactured and assembled. Employee must work safely and protect other employees through following proper procedures and be attentive in all training sessions. Unsafe conditions should be noted and reported to a supervisor or manager.
- Teamwork and cooperation with fellow employees are expected at all levels of the company. Full participation in continuous improvement activity is essential of the success of the organization and its employees.
- Participate in the solution of problems in the employee’s area of work. Be willing to make suggestions and to take responsibility for proper implementation of approved changes.
- Perform necessary tasks and work hours needed to accomplish departmental and company goals.
- Employee must wear prescribed uniforms and personal protective equipment while at work.

Tech 1 - Entry level- candidate has mechanical/electrical aptitude and potential to learn but little or no experience or training.
Successfully complete the 90 day buy off packet and continue the job training (OJT).
Score a 3.0 or greater on the 90-day and 3.2 or greater on the 6 and 12th month review.
No written warnings in the 12 months of employment. A position must be available to be promoted.

Tech 2 – Tech 1- with 1-year line mechanic/electrical experience and/or some education. Score a 3.2 or greater on last performance review. No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Demonstrates the ability to work with operators, operate all stations, and explain the process flow.
• Successfully complete the Technician 2 buy off packet.
• Ability to train others in areas of expertise

Tech 3 - Tech 2- with 2-5 years line mechanic/electrical experience and/or some education. Score a 3.4 or greater on last performance review. No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Successfully complete the Tech 3 buy off packet
• No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted Ability to use Microsoft window system
• Ability to act as backup lead
• Ability to train others in areas of expertise
• Ability to find timers on plc and change them, find and change pallet information, and change drive numbers for vibratory feeders
• Shown ability to work with operators, operate all stations, and explain the step by step operation of each machine.
• Ability to troubleshoot, complete projects, and pass down reports effectively. .
• Understand SPC charts and fill them out
• Ability to plumb pipe fittings, PVC fittings, and poly fittings.
• Ability to change out and rebuild gear boxes, replace belts on conveyors, dismantle solenoid valves and clean them, dismantle cylinders to clean and install rebuild kits.
• Ability to replace bearings and races, roller bearing or trust bearing included.
• Shown ability to understand what oils and lubricants are for, read mechanical drawings, and work with vacuum cubes
• Able to change out 3 phase motors and dc motors, use multi-meter, explain potentiometer, explain ac and dc voltages, wire up basic relay systems, read a prox information, explain how bowl and flat feeders work, replace prox wires and load cells and scales
• Ability to explain what a reed switch is, describe basic electronic components, and show basic wiring codes and techniques
• Ability to manually move the Fanuc robots, adjust hydraulics control pumps, change welders’ positions, reset faults on laser, adjust shield gas, replace gas bottles, rebuild burnish tools, rebuild station stops,
• Ability to explain how backfill station works, adjust vacuum switches, polish crimp tools, adjust crimps, change labels, replace filament in Alcatel unit, replace encoders, and setup electrical station

Tech 4 - 6-10 years Line experience in industrial maintenance or line mechanic experience in manufacturing. Go-to experienced Assembly Tech. Is familiar with all Assembly equipment and processes, meets all tech level requirements, and is back up for the lead technician. Score a 3.6 or greater on last performance review. No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Successfully complete the Tech 4 buy off packet and Robot buy off
• Ability to act as backup lead
• No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Ability to train others in areas of expertise
• Ability to cover for other shifts, stay late or come in early as needed
• Able to use Microsoft word and excel to design documents, build basic auto-cad drawings, do histograms on any input.
• Able to go online to any SLC, PLC, or RS 5000 controller and check I/O system, change configuration on Panel views, write a basic ladder logic program on the trainer, load data collection on computer, perform a simple program edit, and explain how a part change is done in the programming.
• Have advanced knowledge of the different welding processes we have on site
• Have advanced knowledge of the vision station and cameras
• Able to train, replace joints and reteach points for our Fanuc Robots
• Have advanced knowledge of the helium stations Inficon and Specto side
• Able to do PM on all machines, work with engineer on projects, suggest kaizen line improvements, show ability to train other techs and advanced troubleshooting skills.
• Explain how thermal couples work, 3 different ways pumps can work, how the analyzer cell works on the Alcatel units, how the scrubber systems work, how the pallet readers work, how a load cells works, how the air purge works in the back bay.
• Explain how LVTD transducer works, how an intrinsically safe barrier works, the difference between sink and source inputs, how AC motor starter control circuit works, how AC to DC power supply works
• Able to follow wiring diagrams to aid in trouble shooting.
• Ability to touch up the points on all Fanuc robots, adjust Keyence lasers, troubleshoot the propellant loaders, rebuild chiller pumps, rebuild upper and lower bearing on welders, replace brushes in dc motors, replace all motor on the line.
• Able to handle beam alignment on laser, adjust parameters on all barcode printers used in assembly, get on servo motors and adjust settings, troubleshoot the vision systems.
• Explain how the banner and Keyence mini-screens work.
• Knowledge of the operating principles, set-up, and operation of the HCI gas fill machine
• Knowledge of the operating principles, set-up, and operation of the X-ray machines
• Knowledge of the operating principles, set-up, and operation of the BBS and E-cup machines
• Knowledge of multiple plant processes whether it be more than one assembly line or knowledge of the propellant process

Lead Technician- Tech 3 or 4 relevant experience in industrial maintenance or line mechanic experience in manufacturing. Provides guidance and instruction for at least one other Assembly Tech. Meets all tech level requirements and is familiar with all Assembly processes and equipment. Coordinates job task work order assignments for other Techs. Score a 4 or greater on last performance review. No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Able to fill in for the Maintenance Supervisor
• Have the ability to work with difficult people
• Ability to train others in areas of expertise
• Able to schedule, staff line appropriate, provide direction, instructions and guidance
• Ability to train, listen and learn
• Listen to team members' feedback, distribute reports to the appropriate personnel, delegating tasks to their members, including themselves
• May be required to write reports or add in additional documentation
• No written warnings in the last 12 months. A position must be available to be promoted.
• Ability to cover for other shifts, stay late or come in early as needed
• Extensive knowledge of the assembly lines and Plant operations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or two-step
instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variable.

QUALIFICATIONS
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
- See above Summary for all Technician Level I-IV requirements
- High school level math including decimals, percentages, and averages.
- Able to read engineering drawings.
- Mechanical or electrical component assembly techniques.
- Skilled in the safe processing and handling of hazardous material.
- Assembly/test equipment operation.
- Computer literacy.
- Statistical process control.
- Technical writing.
- Substantial skills in a technical area of expertise such as: electronics, pneumatics, controls, mechanics or hydraulics.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Requirements:
- AA degree with a CS, or Electrical emphasis or equivalent trade or military schooling Experience Welder (tig).
- Knowledge of Cognex and Keyence cameras.
- Programming sequential function, and function box.
- Mechanical set up and troubleshooting, Electronic controls, knowledge and experience in basic PLC and Allen Bradly software (ladder logic), Electrical system Pneumatic controls, Hydraulic, Basic welding theory.
- Good communication skills (written and verbal)

LANGUAGE SKILLS: None

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
See above Summary for all Technician Level I-IV requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
• Must be able to properly lift 45 lbs.
• Considerable exertion, high endurance.
• Alertness essential.
• Mobility all day/standing.
• High noise level.
• Must be able to color code.
• Must be able to climb ladders
• Must wear personal protective equipment as required, including supplied air hood, protective coveralls, boots and gloves as directed by safety procedures in the performance of routine tasks.
• Must be able to stand on your feet for long periods of time

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be able to work in small enclosed areas in and around equipment. Indoor work environment and may be exposed to outdoor hot/cold environments.

Must be able to pass a drug/alcohol screen and a background check on criminal/work history.

We are an Affirmative Action/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Qualified Candidates may send resume to wajobs_hrjoysonsafety.com

Contact Person: Rhonda Duff
Phone: 509-762-3120
Email: rhonda.duff@joysonsafety.com
Location: Moses Lake , WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: $24.84-$35.48 HR - DOQ

Posted on June 07, 2021

©2021 Perry Technical Institute Careers at Perry Tech Contact Policies

Home

2011 W. Washington Ave Yakima, WA 98903 USA 509-453-0374