Machining Technician

  • Promote and report safety using the existent process, learn and apply the methodology in place.

  • Respect for operational modes and standards, focus on quality following the work instructions and the established operating modes.

  • Promote salvation of parts at any stage of the production process, demonstrates care with the use of natural resources such as energy, turning off lights and computers at intervals and at the end of the shift, and using adequate quantities of chemicals to avoid the generation of unnecessary waste.

  • Meet daily production objectives, without generating losses and impacts on deliveries.

  • Maintain the production standard, without generating anomalies to the product/ process, ensuring reliability and regularity in the execution of the work.

  • Propose ideas for improvements, meeting the area's Key Performance Indicator and contributing to cost reduction.

  • Respect for the safety concepts and actively participate in the department meetings and gives the necessary referrals, makes use of the indicated PPE and safety devices.

  • Inform team leaders of deviations in the process, contributing to the reporting of waste in the process.

  • Learn and make use of 5S methodology, existent check list, approaches, correct disposal of residues and secure correct identification of chemicals.

  • Learn and keep the systems updated daily, record properly and accurately required information to support production processes.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Five (5) years’ experience is a plus

  • Machining the Cylinder Block using the resurface process - Milling & Boring process required

  • Experience in Crankshaft & Camshaft manual straighten and polishing

  • Basic Microsoft office knowledge is an advantage

  • Experience as Welder process MiG & Tig to repair Crankshaft and other parts is a plus.

  • Good mechanical knowledge and working knowledge of general machinery and equipment.

  • Cylinder heads Valve grinding experience is a plus.

  • Lean manufacturing & CNC experience is a plus

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to reach with arms and hands

  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs on frequent basis

  • Required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle tools/controls

  • Required to sit, climb, balance and crouch.

    Who you are:

  • Demonstrates commitment to the company (punctual and respect schedules, contributing overtime when necessary and showing pride in working in the group), has a conduct aligned with the brand values ​​(Customer Success, Change, Trust, Performance and Passion), understands the purpose, and contributes to the achievement of the goals.

  • Demonstrates good coexistence and harmony with colleagues regardless of existing differences, respecting the limitations and / or difficulties of other colleagues. Demonstrates flexibility and adapts to the existing diversities in the group, avoiding conflicts when relating.

  • Demonstrates communication skills by exposing your ideas clearly and objectively, reacts well to contrary arguments, positive attitude, being open to listening and accepting the opinions of colleagues.

  • Seeks to improve and develop its technical competences, skills to assist the site in other activities and share your knowledge with other colleagues.

  • Demonstrates initiative to help with different activities and / or tasks in your day-to-day activities, seeks knowledge about the main areas of Lean Manufacturing and applies these concepts in your area.

  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in the solution of daily problems, when suggesting ideas or when applying Lean Manufacturing concepts.

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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