Manufacturing Operator
KIRCHHOFF Automotive
Tecumseh,
4d ago

Manufacturing Operator

at our site in Tecumseh

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is a development partner to the automotive industry.We are active all over the globe as a full-service supplier for complex metal and hybrid structures in body-in-white, crash management systems, chassis applications and cross car beams.

The family-owned company was established in 1785 in Germany, today it is a part of the KIRCHHOFF Group, consisting of the KIRCHHOFF Automotive, KIRCHHOFF Ecotec, KIRCHHOFF Mobility, and WITTE Tools business units.

KIRCHHOFF Automotive is the largest business unit in the KIRCHHOFF Group, with 9,000 employees and about 30 production plants in 11 countries.

As a global player, we offer complex body components to our customers on the continents of Europe, Asia, and North America, in a cost-optimal logistics chain.

Our global production network includes the core technologies of forming, CNC wing bending, joining, lightweight design, and surface treatment, ensuring uniform manufacturing and production standards around the world.

We operate with a logistical chain optimized for cost means; products such as crash management systems, front-end frames, and cross members are assembled into complete components at JIT plants that are located in the immediate vicinity of our customers.

Your Tasks

  • Work safely, following safety work instructions.· Set up and operate assembly equipment as assigned.· Follow work instructions as outlined in Standard Operation Sheet (SOS), Job Element Sheet (JES), and / or packing instructions for all assigned operations.
  • Perform die change and set-up duties.· Load / unload parts in / out of welders, dies, trunions, and / or assembly fixtures.
  • Operate equipment that welds, stamps, presses, crimps, stakes, and / or rivets together parts and / or sub-assemblies.· Perform manual assembly, welding, and tapping operations as required.
  • Ensure quality and quantities of parts produced to meet required quality specifications and production rates.· Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Perform light, routine maintenance on assigned equipment.· Fill out all necessary paperwork associated with the job including but not limited to, some or all of the following : start-up checklist, pre-shift inspection sheet, labor tickets, scrap records, downtime tracking sheets, quality assurance checks, and product identification tags.
  • Any other reasonable request made by management.· Travel, including overnight travel, as required from time to time.· Work overtime before and / or after normal shifts and / or on weekends as assigned.
  • Be present at work, ready to work at the assigned time for every scheduled or voluntarily accepted work day.
  • Contribute to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment by applying the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support).
  • Comply fully with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Your Profile

    Skills (language, technical, computer etc.)· · Ability to read and demonstrate understanding of documents such as safety rules, work instructions, maintenance instructions, employee handbook, policies, and procedures.

  • Ability to apply basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing whole numbers, fractions and decimals;
  • ability to round numbers and to calculate averages.· Ability to apply common sense understanding and sound judgment to carry out detailed written or oral· instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.· Must be able to interact effectively with employees at all levels in a team environment.
  • Ability to use hands to grip, finger, handle and / or feel parts.· Ability to wear required personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to gloves, protective sleeves, safety glasses with side shields, and steel-toed shoes.
  • Ability to use hands, arms and wrists to work continuously throughout shift.· Ability to use tools which vibrate, such as grinders, drills, sanders, etc.
  • continuously throughout shift.· Ability to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, and write.· Ability to repeatedly lift, reach, push, pull, carry, bend, twist, and stoop with parts, boxes, or other objects weighing up to 40 pounds within allotted times.

  • Ability to use close vision, depth perception and adjust focus to visually inspect part quality to standards.· Ability to work overtime for shifts of up to 12 hours per day, seven days per week.
  • Ability to work in hot or cold environments.· Ability to work in loud environments requiring hearing protection. Education · Must possess high school diploma or GED.
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