Machining Technician - 1st Shift

Under the direction of the Volvo Operations Concept:
  • Performs work according to SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)
  • Performs Autonomous maintenance
  • Performs Autonomous safety
  • Performs quick kaizens
  • Takes other assignments, according to Start point concept
All employees are responsible for the quality of their work and customer satisfaction, and are expected to engage in active continuous improvement. Knowledge and understanding of workplace 5S and problem solving is required to prevent and correct situations that could reduce quality and customer satisfaction.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Inspect components to determine machine work needed
  • Set-up equipment to machine components
  • Rebuild and machine components to reman specifications
  • Service and calibrate machine shop equipment and tools
  • Maintains files and records on all OEM specifications
  • Inspects components upon completion of work
  • Responsible for condition (fitness, cleanliness, and safety) of work space and assigned equipment
  • Maintain clean, safe, and organized workplace, equipment, and facilities according to 5S
  • Inspects parts for cracks and damages and records
  • Attention to detail in completing work tasks
  • Job requires being reliable, responsible and dependable
  • Cooperation in the workplace – requires working with others on the job and displaying a positive and cooperative attitude
  • Ability to work overtime on an as needed basis
  • VPS / Lean oriented mindset
Essential Educational and/or Training Qualifications and Certificates:
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Vocational certificate or equivalent experience
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a machine shop
  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, and willing to learn and share knowledge with others
Preferred Experience and Knowledge:
  • Good mechanical knowledge and working knowledge of general machinery and equipment
  • Mathematical skills and measuring with micrometers and dial indicators
  • Capable of determining correct machining operations
  • Basic use of hand and air tools and torque equipment
  • Ability to operate general shop equipment, including cranes
  • Basic computer skills. Proficiency in proprietary ERP systems (Visual, SAP, IFS or equivalent) a plus
  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, and willing to learn and share knowledge with others
  • Punctual, self-motivated, independent, and strong team player
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Physical Demands to be met with or without accommodation:
  • Regularly required to reach with arms and hands
  • Required to stand, walk and use hands to handle tools/controls
  • Required to sit, climb, balance and crouch. Required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Safety glasses required while grinding, steaming, using blow nozzles or around others performing similar tasks
  • Safety glasses in cleaning building, and machine shop at all times
  • Safety shoes required at all times
  • Special attention to noise levels, hearing protection required in specific areas or operations
  • High level of alertness at all times

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 - Volvo, Volvo Penta, UD Trucks, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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