Akebono Brake Corporation Machining Associate 1st Shift in West Columbia, South Carolina
Job Title: Machining Associate 1st Shift
Reports to (Title Only): Machining/Assembly Supervisor
Workers? Comp Code: 3632 Machine Shop
Date Created/Revised: August 22, 2018
FLSA: Exempt ? Non-Exempt ?
EEO-1 Job Category: Operatives
Job Code: CS01
Responsibility to ensure a safe work environment, provide premier customer service, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvement.
Assembles components as instructed
Learns to be proficient in a number of disciplines, for example:
fills in and interprets S.P.C. charts as required
operates all workstations in the team
performs simple preventative maintenance / servicing tasks on machines / workstations to ensure that safety and quality standards are maintained
operates forklift trucks when required
Executes tasks which assist in the efficient running of the section, for example:
strives for continuous improvement
moves batches of components / trade items over short distances
stores tooling, gauges, components and operation sheets in readiness for use
monitors stock levels in the immediate work area and highlights potential shortages to team leader
participates in meetings and group sessions related to problem solving issues
highlights safety concerns as they arise
performs housekeeping duties
Liaises with other departments where necessary
Complies with all safety policies and procedures
May be required to train others
Perform other duties as requested
Education and/or Experience (minimum required for the position) High School Diploma or GED required
Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Prefer six (6) months prior experience in an industrial environment.
Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no direct supervisory responsibility.
Physical Demands/Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.