Production Technician - AFCO
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: August 14, 2015
Organization: AFCO (Associated Fuel Pump Systems Corporation
City: Anderson, SC
Website: View Website
Wages/Salary: $22.01 per hour
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Two-year technical degree or apprenticeship program preferred. Must have good working knowledge of hydraulics/pneumatics as well as basic electrical knowledge including AC/DC motor controls. Analytical problem solving skills required. Previous manufacturing experience a plus. Automotive knowledge a plus. New Grad`s Welcome!
AFCO is a multinational joint venture between Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany and DENSO International America.
Under general supervision works as part of shift team to set up, operate, repair and perform maintenance on computerized and manual equipment. Demonstrates self-initiative to improve quality and to meet the production schedule while applying cost consciousness in all actions. Performs set ups and monitors equipment to facilitate changeover of various product types. Demonstrates knowledge of product, equipment, quality standards and process. Run the assembly area including answering machine faults, recovering down stations, performing production preventative maintenance, determine root cause for machine problems and repair minor problems, checking parts per working manuals, and finding root causes for quality problems, excess scrap, and machine false failures and aid in determining solution. Troubleshoots equipment, performs preventive maintenance, makes repairs as required. Makes periodic checks of tools, equipment, machines, jigs, fixtures, and gauges as applicable. Calibrates test equipment and gauges and otherwise ensures proper functioning. Checks and audits parts for dimensional accuracy using various types of fixed and handheld measuring devices. Controls parts flow and monitors production quantities. Ensures compliance of safety rules and programs.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs set ups and monitors equipment to facilitate changeover of various product types; makes machine and equipment adjustments necessary to maintain set up and ensure quality production; demonstrates knowledge of product, equipment, quality standards and process.
2. Responds to machine faults, recovers down stations; performs production preventative maintenance; determines root cause for machine problems and makes minor repairs.
3. Performs parts and equipment checks as required according to working manuals; identifies root cause for quality problems, excess scrap and machine false failures and assists in determining a solution.
4. Troubleshoots equipment, performs preventive maintenance, make repairs as required, including, but not limited to: sensors, switches, flow control valves; solenoid valves, pressure gauges, mufflers, air lines and fittings; exhaust and shut off valves; cam followers; springs and cylinders; competent use of systematic problem solving skills.
5. Make periodic checks of tools, equipment, machines, jigs, fixtures, gauges; as applicable, calibrates test equipment and gauges and otherwise ensures proper functioning.
7. Maintains SPC charts; Interprets and utilizes information gathered from statistical process control techniques to insure, control and correct process; properly documents corrective actions.
8. Checks and audits parts for dimensional accuracy using various types of fixed and hand-held measuring devices.
9. Controls parts flow and monitors production quantities.
10. Ensures compliance of safety rules and programs, assists in maintaining safe working conditions including housekeeping. Keeps supervisor informed of all unsafe conditions and practices and any work related accidents or illnesses immediately.
12. All associates directly impact the quality of products, processes, and or systems. Therefore, within their area of competence, associates are authorized and expected to:
- initiate action to prevent nonconformities;
- identify and record any nonconformities;
- monitor solution implementations to verify effectiveness of changes and take corrective action;
- standardize implementations to avoid further nonconformities.
13. Cooperation - The demonstrated ability to work with others and make a contribution to the team.
Communication - The demonstrated ability to share knowledge, both oral and written, and be receptive of the knowledge received from other team members.
Coordination - The demonstrated awareness that coordination of effort of individual team members is essential to the team`s overall success.
Organizational Fit - Demonstrated generally positive attitude with regard to work. Also, general interests, goals and values consistent with the job. This includes receptivity to change in the workplace. Cross trains in other positions/areas as required and participates in rotation as required.
Dependability - Demonstrated ability to maintain punctuality and work fulltime and overtime when necessary.
14. Provides functional work direction and assistance to general maintenance associates and support departments or other personnel engaged in projects for which they have been given responsibility .
15. Flexibility in working various schedules to meet training needs or other company requirements .
16. Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.