Repairs Technician - kzz

$19-20 per hour
M-Th 5:30AM- 4:00PM
Skilled Trades

Repairs Technician - kzz



• Will cross-train and be required to learn areas R1 (Assembly and Disassembly) & R2 (Electrical testing/diagnostics).  Will receive the process knowledge point value for each area trained in after successfully passing an audit for that area.  Process Knowledge points for model knowledge (R3-R5) will be awarded for every 2 generator models the employee can disassemble/assemble.  If an employee receives a process knowledge point for one of the areas, they are expected to perform work in that area within the time standards per the process standards.

• Train new employees in areas in which the employee has a process knowledge point in.

• Disassemble generators to remove parts and make repairs.

• Troubleshoot and diagnose problems.  Observe and test the operation of generators and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.

• Repair and replace broken or malfunctioning components of machinery and equipment.

• Perform tests of machinery and equipment throughout the repair process to ensure that generator meets quality specifications.  

• Observe and test the operation of generators and equipment in order to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters and other testing devices.

• Reassemble equipment after completion of repairs, inspections and testing.

• May use overhead crane and forklift.  Must be willing to get certified, if needed.

• Ensure each check point and traceability of each component is collected and tracked properly in the DCS computer system, if applicable.  Must fill out necessary paperwork, such as auto-controls, etc.

• Will have to track time assigned to each job for costing purposes.  Must clock all time in DCS including productive, non-productive, rework, training, lunch and breaks.

• Work with Production, Quality, Engineering, and Supply Chain departments to complete tasks.

• Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of their work area.   Follow instructions to keep and follow 6S and Lean Manufacturing principles.

• Inform management of any issues throughout the repair process.  

• Ensure tasks are performed according to organizational requirements for quality management and environmental, health and safety standards, policies and procedures.

• Comply with all company policies, procedures and rules.

• Complete other duties and work in other areas as assigned by the Company, whether or not trained in the area.  This includes performing housekeeping tasks.

• Be at your workstation on time at the beginning of shift, and when the shift/break bell rings at the start and end of breaks.

• Leave at end of day when approved by Lead or Supervisor.

WORK EQUIPMENT (What the employee uses, tools, measuring equipment, computing and auxiliary equipment, etc.)

• Hand and power tools

• Overhead crane

• Forklift • May occasionally lift up to 50 pounds


REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS (Skills, competences, expertise, etc.)

• Relevant experience required, preferably in an industrial or manufacturing environment.

• Must have basic electrical and mechanical knowledge and be able to troubleshoot issues and find the root cause of the problem.

• Must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret Engineering Change Orders, repair manuals, blueprints and schematics.

• Must have basic math and computer skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to respond to changing priorities required.

• Must be reliable and have good attendance.    Must adhere to company’s Time & Attendance policy.

• Ability to use various hand and power tools, measuring devices and testing devices and equipment.

• Ability to work independently and take initiative to accomplish tasks.

• Experience with Lean Manufacturing and 6S a plus.

• Must get certified in crane and forklift operation if not already obtained

• Internal candidates must have knowledge points in one or more of the following areas: Rotor Winding, Stator Winding or Assembly to be considered as having qualifications.  Must have actively worked in those areas within the last 2 years.

• Internal candidates must already be crane certified or obtain crane certification within 3 months of accepting the job.

• Must pass electrical test and basic mechanical test (Ability to read drawings, use of measurement equipment, basic math, unit of measure conversion, etc)

• Previous experience in repairs or diagnostic positions would be given priority consideration as qualifications.

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