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Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer-AMKUS

Company: Task Force Tips
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: $15.00 Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer Join us in making the world healthier, safer and more productive by saving lives and protecting property at AMKUS Rescue Systems. We develop and manufacture a wide range of hydraulic and battery powered rescue tools and accessories. AMKUS offers innovative and reliable solutions for the fire rescue industry. We are seeking a full-time Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer in our Valparaiso, IN, headquarter to work Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM in assembly of rescue system equipment. This position requires experience working in a career path that involves utilizing mechanical / electrical concepts. The pay range of $15-$20 an hour will commensurate with experience. You will be assembling / building hydraulic tools that have both mechanical and electrical components. Mechanical aptitude assessment will be given. Electrical , welding, inventory control, and shipping experience are all highly desirable. Manufacturing experience preferred. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to physically stand for long periods of time, lift/carry/push objects weighing 50 pounds, crouch/kneel, bend, reach, and be able to handle/grasp and finger objects. Requires use of hand tools. A mechanical aptitude test is required. May occasionally be required to work mandatory overtime based on the needs of the business. NO PHONE CALLS. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Responsible for assembling and testing products, ensuring that completed products are invoiced, packed and shipped correctly. - Sets up/prepares jobs for assembly and shipping. - Visually inspects parts prior to assembly to ensure compliance with quality standards. - Uses assembly tooling designed for the assigned cells, i.e.,presses, drill machines, testing fixtures, assembly fixtures etc. - Assembles subassemblies and finished goods and uses Loctite, grease, epoxy etc. as specified per assigned work instructions. - Assembles products to special handling instructions as required. - Thoroughly cleans and prepares product surface for labeling using acetone. Makes sure proper labeling is applied per bill of materials. - Performs final testing on products to ensure compliance with company and NFPA standards, and maintains detailed records on computer, such as number and nature of test failures of various models. - Reworks failed products as necessary. - Assembles polypacks to finished goods prior to sending to shipping. - Prepares products for shipping, including placing in boxes, using foam machine and sealing/labeling boxes and proper labeling. - Maintains current knowledge of products/parts revisions and works closely with Assembly Supervisor and Engineering Department to identify and resolve product performance and procedure problems. - Maintains clean and safe assembly, testing and shipping areas. - Trains, assists and helps oversee work of new employees as needed. - Periodically builds product models for new/redesigned products. SKILLS: - Training, education and/or experience in mechanics, machine shop, hydraulics or related area preferred. - Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of OSHA and company safety precautions and procedures. - Ability to operate a computer and applicable software. - Ability to physically and safely assemble parts and products and operate hand tools, including screw drivers, drill, Allen wrenches, hammer, and air nozzle. - Ability to count and make simple arithmetic additions and subtractions and use practical shop mathematics. - Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, work rapidly for long periods and work on several tasks at the same time, often under time pressure. - Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions, observe and read instruments, gauges and dials, and use technical manuals. - Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with other company personnel, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities. - Ability to occasionally work extended hours. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including: Medical/Vision/Dental Insurances - Off- site Health Clinic - 401K and Profit Sharing Plans - On-site Fitness Center - Tuition Assistance - And more--- (All hires are subject to a background check) (Equal Opportunity Employer: minority, women, veterans and disabled persons.)

Keywords: Task Force Tips, Gary , Assembler/Tester/Shipping Packer-AMKUS, IT / Software / Systems , Valparaiso, Indiana

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