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Production Specialist (Powder Coat) - 1st Shift

Watertown, SD, US

 

 

 

Position Overview:

 

The Production Specialist, powder coat is a broadly defined position that encompasses competency or skill development. This position requires team members to learn the production line, manufacturing process and philosophy, and perform certain workstations within required cycle times. This position handles basic issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. The Production Specialist – Powder coat paint will be working in the paint department area, loading different size components onto an automatic paint conveyor line. Following instruction is key in performing all responsibilities.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Terex safety policies and procedures
  • Adhere to and promote The Terex Way Values
  • Follow all safety regulations for themselves as well as other team members, including keeping the work area clean and in orderly condition as well as wearing all appropriate safety attire for the job that is being performed
  • Follows paint production schedule to determine parts to load.
  • Visually inspects and loads components onto automatic conveyor paint line.
  • Basic understanding of assembly processes.
  • Basic knowledge in the usage of common hand tools, hand held power tools, fabricating equipment, and portable air tools such as a ratchet.
  • Requires sufficient reasoning ability to understand detailed, yet repetitive, written and oral instructions, and solve straightforward, immediate problems.
  • Requires the ability to perform arithmetic calculations and read and record detailed measurements, counts, distances, and times.
  • Requires the ability to learn and understand safety, continuous quality, and just-in-time within a reasonable period of time.
  • Requires sufficient hand-arm-eye coordination to guide objects into specific placement or alignment, make intricate connections, and make precise measurements.
  • Maintain clean work area and participate in 5s standards
  • Maintain tools and equipment in working condition
  • Troubleshoot basic issues and problems
  • Flex into other areas and departments as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of experience powder coat painting in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to successfully pass a respirator test

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent experience
  • Possess beginning to working knowledge of the subject matter
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to accurately read and understand tape measurements
  • Understand and demonstrate basic computer skills
  • Strong orientation toward safety, quality, and continuous improvement.
  • Previous experience working with hand and air tools is desired
  • Previous experience working in a fast paced environment is desired
  • Familiarity within a manufacturing environment is desired
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic

 

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work. Medium to heavy work is defined as:

  • 10 to 40 pounds of force frequently, may include pushing, pulling and lifting
  • 40 to 100 pounds of force occasionally with assistance of machinery or others to move objects
  • Ability to stand on concrete for 10+ hours per shift
  • Requires ambulatory ability to walk, stand, reach, stoop, bend, and crawl on a continuous basis.

 

Specific Competencies

  • Ability to possess good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all team members     
  • Ability to function as a team member and contribute to group goals while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in a responsible manner
  • Ability to recognize potential safety hazards and take appropriate actions to minimize risks
  • Ability to maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information
  • Ability to have acceptable attendance for company standard; provides adequate notification; aware of impact on organization

 

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!

 

Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

 

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

 

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.