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Manufacturing Technician B- 1st Shift

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Summary

Uses technical knowledge to troubleshoot and repair plant production equipment. Performs duties associated with the setup of a variety of production equipment to produce quality products

Job Responsibilities

1. Maintains structures, electrical systems, heating systems, plumbing, machine repair, hydraulics systems for a variety of equipment

2. Performs various machining or bench operations to alter and repair tools, dies, fixtures, jigs, gauges and guarding

3. Troubleshoots and repairs equipment; performs preventative maintenance

4. Responsible for statistical process charting, interpretation, and trend-analysis in order to perform process or equipment adjustments to bring parts into specification

5. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

● Intermediate troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic knowledge

● Good teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills

● Computer skills

● Ability to operate forklift

● Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Educational Requirements

● High School diploma or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

● 1.5 years of technical experience using mechanical, electrical and hydraulic skills

Certifications

● Able to obtain and maintain forklift driving skills and certification

Physical & Environmental Requirements

● May be required to lift or carry products, parts, and/or other materials of various sizes and weights. (Frequently 5 – 25 pounds), (Occasionally 25 – 75 pounds), (Rarely > 75 pounds)

● Ability to perform occasional to frequent bending and reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

● Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

● Ability to use power/vibrating tools over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

● Ability to operate motorized vehicles over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

Position Description

Uses advanced technical knowledge to troubleshoot and repair all plant equipment, building and grounds. Performs a wide variety of skilled maintenance work to maintain structures, electrical systems, heating systems, plumbing, machine repair, electrical systems, hydraulics systems for a variety of equipment.

Job Responsibilities
  1. Troubleshoots and repairs equipment using programmable logic controllers (PLC)
  2. Performs various duties relating to automation and robotics, machine shop fabrication, preventative maintenance using specialized equipment and various machining or bench operations to alter and repair tools, fixtures, gauges, and guarding.
  3. Works closely with engineers and outside vendors to resolve complex process or equipment issues in a cost effective and timely manner.
  4. Trains employees; assigns and directs work; provides feedback to supervisor regarding employee work performance; addresses complaints and resolves problems.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Skills Requirements
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic knowledge
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of tooling practices and applications
  • Basic computer skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Education
High School diploma
General Education Degree
Experience Requirements
  • 3 years of technical experience using mechanical, electrical and hydraulic skills
Physical & Environmental Requirements
May be required to lift or carry engines, parts, and/or other materials of various sizes and weights. The supervisor will provide the essential physical requirements of each individual job.
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to use power/vibrating tools over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Exposure to noise levels for which hearing protection is required to be worn over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to operate motorized vehicles over a full work shift (8-12 hours)

 

 

Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 

 

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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