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2nd Shift Automotive Assembler (187208)

Oshkosh West Lafayette, IN
  • Posted: June 28, 2019
  • Nights

Summary of Job Description

The positions within Assembler I are responsible for sub-assembling many various parts to be used in the assembly process. The employee must be able to read and understand blue prints and collect the proper materials needed to start the assembly process. The employees use hand and power tools to complete their tasks. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.  
 

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment
  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks
  • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc. 
  • Operate a crane/hoist for heavy lifting
  • Perform drilling, sanding, grinding, and buffing of parts
  • Perform gluing, taping, filing, screwing, tightening, and clamping of parts
  • Operate hand and power tools
  • Build and assemble subparts for the next assembly process
  • Apply measurement for proper alignment and attachment of parts together
  • Read and interpret blue prints
  • Check and review check lists, work orders, and schedules
  • Assist co-workers with lifting parts
  • Recognize the differences in parts and tools
  • Sweep and clean shop area
  • Work required hours and have an excellent attendance record
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
     

Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

  • Work with co-workers in the same area*
  • Utilize a computer to view prints and work orders*
  • Sort, inspect, and pick the correct parts for the assembly process*
  • Pull and run cables, wires, and harnesses throughout the truck*
  • Operate a forklift to transport truck parts to and from designated areas*
  • May assist in training new employees
  • Move to other departments/areas to assist with an assembly project*
  • Testing of parts and equipment

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • Previous experience with basic hand tools
     

Preferred Qualifications to complete Essential Functions

  • Experience within a manufacturing or operational environment
  • Previous experience as a Pierce team member or contractor
  • Forklift Certified

 

Key Abilities Needed to Complete Essential Functions

*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.

  • Perform all assigned tasks
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions
  • Use and wear personal protective equipment as indicated by the task or environment
  • Hear safety alarms and other co-workers
  • Perform basic counting tasks
  • Read tape measure, safety manuals, work orders, and blue prints effectively
  • Follow instructions from supervisors and other co-workers
  • Understand and identify safety issues
  • Maintain balance when walking and standing on potential slippery work floor
  • Maintain balance when climbing on a portable step, ladders, and trucks
  • Individually lift and manipulate parts/equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Tolerate constant standing while performing tasks along with occasional awkward positions to complete the tasks
  • Have good hand eye coordination
  • Use both hands for tool operation, carrying of parts, and assisting co-workers with heavy lifting of parts
  • Distinguish the difference in various parts and equipment
  • Operate and access heavy equipment safely and effectively
  • Remember task sequence and safety constraints
     

Oshkosh

Address

West Lafayette, IN
USA

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