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Lead Associate in Battle Creek, MI at DENSO

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/15/2018

Job Description

Overview:
The role of the Lead Associate is to run highly automated machines for parts production at the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness.

Primary Responsibilities Include (but not limited to):
  • Perform all work safely, following all safety procedures
  • Operate machines at a high level of efficiency and effectiveness to include: preventative maintenance (PM), machine set-up and changeover, material changes, quality checks, machine adjustments to maintain high level of quality, and monitor and document daily machine performance, and maintain production requirements.
  • Receive training to run any and all aspects of the production line when necessary.
  • Thorough understanding of machine operation, function, and interaction between machine sections in order to perform machine fault recovery
  • Support Kaizen (continuous improvement) activities, train new team members, learn and implement troubleshooting techniques, take all steps necessary to meet the customer’s needs.

Job Requirements

Ideal Associate Must Possess: 
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Eye for safety and quality 
  • Ability to take ownership over individual responsibilities 
  • Drive to keep up with fast paced production requirements 
  • Positive team orientation 
  • Desire to accept constructive criticism and utilize feedback for future growth 
  • Good dexterity and be willing and able to work overtime 
  • Punctual mentality with a strong attendance history
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • At least one 1 year of experience/general knowledge of mechanical systems (obtained by running mass production equipment in a manufacturing environment or by work in related fields such as automotive repair, etc.)
  • Ability to pass a validated hands-on mechanical aptitude assessment: A timed assessment measuring understanding of mechanisms and mechanical systems, mechanical reasoning, and the proper use of appropriate tools. 
Physical and Environmental Demands: 
  • Repetitive lifting of 35 pounds
  • Bending 
  • Twisting
  • Repetitive gripping with hands
  • Ability to work overtime
Why DENSO?
  • Starting pay $17 an hour plus overtime. 
  • This position may earn additional annual bonus for up to 3 years when specific requirements are fulfilled.
  • Benefits effective first day of employment (Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision & 401K). 
  • Access to DENSO Family Health Center / Pharmacy & Recreation Center