Assembler / Machine Operator

  • GKN ePowertrain
  • 2223 Wood-Bridge Blvd, Bowling Green, OH 43402, USA
  • Jan 03, 2019
Full time General Labor Manufacturing Skilled Labor

Job Description

Would you enjoy spending your day in one of the cleanest and brightest facilities in the area? Did we mention it is also climate controlled? Take advantage of this rare opportunity to advance in your career with an organization that has been around for 250 years.

GKN ePowertrain, a division of GKN Automotive, is the global leader in the electrified drive trains and looking for Assembly Operators and Machine Operators to join their world class team in Bowling Green, OH.

Why take advantage of this opportunity?

  • Competitive compensation (Assemblers can make $14.01-$16.48/hr while Machine Operators make $16.03-$18.80/hr
  • Exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, HSA, FSA, employee assistant program, AD&D, life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Training opportunities to further develop your skills that will help you advance in your career
  • Renovated facility – new break room, bathrooms and 4 new production lines
  • Employee Appreciation – GKN has recognition and spot awards that reward people for their hard work in addition to family and holiday events

If you have experience in a manufacturing environment, this is a career you need to explore.

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Assembly Operator Responsibilities:

  • Perform specific procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant
  • Prefer manufacturing or assembly experience (minimum 3 months).
  • Act to meet Cell, Department and Plant goal
  • Diversified mechanical or electro-mechanical assembly or sub-assembly of units that are moderately complex, requiring adjusting, fitting and aligning to ordinary tolerances
  • Participate to define 5S/TPM activities
  • Perform 5S/TPM Audits -if applicable
  • Perform changeover and set up reductions-if applicable
  • Perform error proofing, generate ideas and aid development-if applicable
  • Identify methods to enhance and share team knowledge
  • Lead department/ plant meetings and discussions
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Promote a teamwork environment
  • Support team (active and constructive role)
  • Understand dept. responsibilities and role
  • Works from standardized work instructions and control plans
  • May rotate stations and lines
  • Understand and support Lock out/Tag out principles
  • Perform daily safety audits-if applicable
  • Perform specific procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant
  • Report safety issues
  • Wear personal protective equipment
  • Understand and utilize all Cell/Station Quality documentation
  • Calibrate and Master gages and understand gaging qualification requirement
  • Verify and document error proofing per schedule
  • Report Quality issues promptly and assist in clean point creation
  • Keep station and fixtures/tools clean and organized at all times
  • Perform changeover and set up reductions-if applicable
  • Generate ideas and aid development-if applicable

Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Understand lock out/ tag out procedures
  • Keep machine and work area clean and organized
  • Perform specific safety procedures on equipment safety in cell/line/dept./plant
  • Report safety issues
  • Meet or exceed department safety goals
  • Wear personal protective equipment
  • Meet or exceed Cell and Department quality and Plant goals
  • Understand / document all quality requirements per process
  • Master all process gauging
  • Identify / segregate discrepant material
  • Document and maintain DMR areas
  • Read and interpret all charts, print outs and pre ops
  • Perform 1st piece inspection using setup verification sheet
  • Read and interpret standardized work / process plans
  • Use computer equipment to enter and receive data
  • Report maintenance problems using the work order System
  • Understand, document and maintain maintenance and pre-op checklist
  • Understand and verify machine verification log / daily checks
  • Use FIFO and visual floor management at each process
  • Meet or exceed daily production goal / schedule
  • Adjust machine settings and troubleshooting-as applicable
  • Apply statistical methods-as required
  • Apply tooling requirements, sheets, life standards, changes and off-sets
  • Operate/inspect Hoist-if applicable
  • Perform autonomous maintenance-if applicable
  • Rework, scrap and non-conforming material process-as required
  • Rotate to other cells-if applicable
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Promote a teamwork environment
  • Support team (active and constructive role)
  • Understand dept. responsibilities and roles
  • Monitor tool life, notify supervisor/process engineer of issues and / or missed goals
  • Modify CNC programs for 2 technologies
  • Communicate effectively at shift change
  • Communicate effectively with team and supervisor
  • Understand department responsibilities and role
  • Understand and maintain hourly production boards
  • Train in principle skills ( LELC )
  • Understand, apply and react to SPC measurements
  • Confirm all shop order confirmations in SAP
  • Understand and perform packing as required
  • Comply with assigned work schedule
  • Responsible for communicating when there is an issue affecting the Environment, Health, Safety or Quality to his / her respective Manager

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.