DENSO International America, Inc. Lead Machine Operator in Battle Creek, Michigan
Overview:The role of the Lead Associate is to run highly automated machines for parts production at the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness.
Primary Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
Perform all work safely, following all safety procedures.
Operate machines at a high level of efficiency and effectiveness to include: preventative maintenance (PM), machine set-up and changeover, material changes, quality checks, machine adjustments to maintain high level of quality, and monitor and document daily machine performance, and maintain production requirements.
Receive training to run any and all aspects of the production line when necessary.
Thorough understanding of machine operation, function, and interaction between machine sections in order to perform machine fault recovery
Support Kaizen (continuous improvement) activities, train new team members, learn and implement troubleshooting techniques, take all steps necessary to meet the customer’s needs.
Ideal Associate Must Possess:
Strong work ethic
Eye for safety and quality
Ability to take ownership over individual responsibilities
Drive to keep up with fast paced production requirements
Positive team orientation
Desire to accept constructive criticism and utilize feedback for future growth
Good dexterity and be willing and able to work overtime
Punctual mentality with a strong attendance history
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
At least one 1 year of experience/general knowledge of mechanical systems (obtained by running mass production equipment in a manufacturing environment or by work in related fields such as automotive repair, etc.)
Ability to pass a validated hands-on mechanical aptitude assessment: A timed assessment measuring understanding of mechanisms and mechanical systems, mechanical reasoning, and the proper use of appropriate tools.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
Repetitive lifting of 35 pounds
Repetitive gripping with hands
Ability to work overtime
Starting pay $19.41 an hour, plus overtime and shift premium.
This position may earn additional annual bonus for up to 3 years when specific requirements are fulfilled.
Benefits include: medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401K with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, paid time off, and more.
Employees and eligible dependents receive access to the DENSO Family Health Center, Pharmacy & Recreation Center
Primary Location: US-MI-Battle Creek
Work Locations: DMMI Battle Creek (20005-1) One Denso Road Battle Creek, 49037
Shift: 1st Shift
Req ID: 200000FB