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Staffing - Process Technician I

  • Location:
    Wilmington, North Carolina
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Job Title: Process / Mechanical Engineering Technician

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
• 8-10 hours/day; 40-50 hours/week. This position requires off-hours coverage on nights and weekends on a rotating basis with co-workers.
Purpose of the Position: To provide production support and core lathe tuning in a Core Premium Performance Group.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Understands equipment used in key process(es) and interprets data from process(es) to solve problems.
• Troubleshoots process and equipment issues.
• Works with Product Line Engineering owners to tune lathes
• Works with teams focused on product innovation, cost reduction projects, etc.
• Works with engineers to develop and implement testing and integration of equipment.
• Works on equipment projects to reduce costs, downtime and/or defects and increase yields.
• Provides inputs to project plans that identify resources and accurate timelines.
• May be asked to participate in developing a new process or machine to improve the current process.
• May be asked to write process, product or equipment documentation
Projects involved with: Cost reduction and performance improvement projects concentrating on premium and new products.
Travel Requirements (please note if international):
• 0-5%
Required Education: Associates Degree in technical field or strong Math/Science background and experiences.
Required Years and Area of Experience:
• Reads blueprints and/or drawings.
• Other technician and/or operator roles that lead to a better understanding of the products, equipment and processes.
Required Skills:
• Strong mechanical aptitude
• Technical Curiosity
o Displays interest and drive to understand technical problems.
• Computer Literacy
o Utilizes advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel to analyze data and report.
o Utilizes computer applications (such as CAD) to more efficiently perform tasks.
• Process/Product Knowledge
o Thoroughly understands the machinery and the manufacturing process equipment, both upstream and downstream in the process.
o Has deep understanding of how different components, equipment, processes and systems work together.
o Knows and understands products manufactured in the Wilmington plant.
• Technical Writing
o Documents results, procedures, or daily communications (passdowns, experiment plan results, data analysis, lab documentation).
o Writes key summaries.
o Uses appropriate grammar, spelling and punctuation.
• Action Oriented
o Proactive about making things happen.
o Identifies opportunities for improvement or change and moves forward.
o Does not wait to be assigned tasks.
o Enjoys taking on new challenges.
• Planning
o Can accurately define set of steps needed to accomplish a goal.
o Can accurately assess sequence and duration of required tasks and establish realistic schedule.
o Able to define needed resources and skills required to complete required tasks.
• Time Management
o Concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities.
o Can attend to a broader range of activities.
Desired Skills:
• Core Manufacturing Equipment experience
• Core profile tuning or understanding
• Strong mechanical aptitude
Soft Skills:
• Listening
o Actively listens to all input.
o Does not let pre-conceived ideas hinder ability to hear other input.
o Actively works to understand the position of others even when in disagreement.
o Acknowledges the input of others.
• Patience
o Recognizes and is tolerant of differences in people.
o Works to assure everyone is at the same point of understanding/agreement before moving forward.
o Takes the time necessary to assure everyone fully understands their role in the project or activity.
• Informing
o Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs.
o Provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions.
o Is timely with information.
• Interpersonal Savvy
o Relates well to all levels within the organization.

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