NRV - Operations Tech II - Global Pilot Plant

Role Summary
The Pilot Plant Operations Tech II position will produce components by assembling parts and subassemblies. Will move material in position and maintain inventory.
Job Duties
Perform any combination of the following repetitive tasks according to specifications and using hand tools, power tools, and production specific tools:
  • Position and fasten together truck subassemblies including frames, axles, powertrains, cabs, electrical components, hydraulic systems and air systems
  • Bolts, screws, clips, or otherwise fastens together parts to form subassemblies, such as doors, seats, instrument control panels, steering columns, and axle units.
  • Installs mechanical and electrical components and systems, such as engine, transmission, and axle units; pumps; wire harnesses; instrument control panels; and exhaust, brake, and air-conditioning systems
  • Assemble components by examining connections for correct fit
  • Detect and repair non-conformities
  • Use cranes and other lifting devices in a safe manner
  • Operate mobile equipment such as forklifts or tuggers
  • Read and follow standard work operating procedures
  • General understanding with differences in detail, when inspecting parts or work performed, checking for defects or quality issues, or when distinguishing various parts/components by identification number or code
Required Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED/equivalent
Minimum 3 years’ experience in heavy duty truck assembly preferred
Certification in forklift operations
Advanced knowledge on assembly, attachment, and installation of parts
Elevated computer knowledge and experience
Keen attention to detail
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Understanding of problem-solving methods
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to follow written plans and procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to teach/train others
  • Able to work a flexible schedule (holidays and overtime)
  • Must be able to work overtime as required, and work any shift
  • Must be able to maintain regular and reliable attendance
  • Ability to: stand for extended periods of time, reach, bend, squat and climb
  • Able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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