Woodstream has a rich history of over 150 years and we are an essential, life sustaining business. We provide pest & animal control products that destroy disease carrying insects & rodents. We provide a safe work environment including screening, social distancing and sanitation processes.
We have an immediate opportunity at our Lititz Manufacturing Facility located at 69 N. Locust Street, Lititz, PA 17543
Manufacturing Technician 1
Our Benefits Are Exceptional and Include:
Access to free health clinic operated by Penn Medicine
Health, Dental & Vision Insurances
401k with Company Match
Paid Basic Life & Disability Insurance
Accident, Critical Illness, & Hospital Insurance Options
ID Theft & Legal Assistance Plan Options
Paid Vacation and Holidays
On-site technical training center for our employees which promotes career advancement
SCOPE & BASIC FUNCTION:
Manufacturing Technician I’s are part of the production team. Their success is determined by the positive way in which they communicate, cooperate, interact and contribute towards achieving their workcenter goals and objectives.
Manufacturing Technician I’s are responsible for setting up tooling and equipment and optimizing equipment uptime, in various workcenters. They are capable of responding rapidly to situations to meet production plans and service the requirements of our customers.
Manufacturing Technician I’s are responsible for quality, throughput and safety. They participate as team members in solving problems and implementing solutions to increase Woodstream’s manufacturing productivity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Regular attendance and punctuality required
Assure equipment availability and readiness to meet the production schedule requirements and throughput rates established for the workcenters.
Maintain uptime on all production equipment to meet throughput rates on a consistent and reliable basis.
Diagnose machine problems quickly, perform effective troubleshooting of equipment, tools and process to maintain production of machinery. When appropriate, seek additional technical support, as required.
Complete set ups in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with all scheduled production requirements.
Assist Manufacturing Engineers in improving the performance of equipment and processes and participate in the implementation of ideas that reduce downtime and improve overall productivity.
Assure that spare parts are stocked and available for immediate use, to minimize downtime.
Provide quality instruction, education and support to other Manufacturing Technicians and production operators.
Demonstration of safety awareness and execution of safety policies and procedures at all times, while maintaining a safe and orderly work environment.
Will assist in operations, in any way deemed essential to meet Woodstream’s production requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned
HSD / GED required or proven on the job related technical experience
3-5 years of work experience and certificate in either hydraulic, electrical, or pneumatic. Or 5-7 years of work experience in maintenance field.
Will be repairing the following types of equipment in a fast paced quality oriented environment: conveyors, motors, pneumatic tools, baggers, tapers, welders, presses, fillers, gearboxes, pump systems, pneumatics, hydraulic systems, and various pieces of custom production equipment.
An understanding of basic math skills.
The ability to use basic measurement tools.
Hands on experience with basic machining tools.
The ability to perform basic electrical troubleshooting.
Set-up/troubleshooting, repair and maintenance experience in a machine based manufacturing environment.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Effective problem solving skills directed at increasing throughput, quality and safety.
Ability to continually learn and develop new skills and knowledge.
Methodical and effective troubleshooting skills.
Effective communication skills.
Initiative to pursue both personal and team goals and objectives.
Proficiency in reading and writing English
Ability to pass the T1 qualification test in English
Apply online at www.woodstream.com/careers