Akebono Assembly Associate 1st Shift (Internal) in West Columbia, South Carolina

Job Title: Assembly Associate 1st

Department: Machining/Assembly 4509

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

Purpose/Summary

Responsibility to ensure a safe work environment, provide premier customer service, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvement.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • 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 25 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.