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Line Machine Attendant

Location: 

Maysville, KY, US

Shift:  2nd

Known for our innovative components, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America manufactures autonomous-ready infotainment and ADAS solutions, premium audio systems, high-definition displays, and powertrain electronics for standard, electric, and hybrid vehicles. Since 1979 we have served the major automotive, heavy-duty truck, and coach manufacturers across the US, and continue to grow each year!   Be a part of a select team that is making a real impact on the automotive mobility of tomorrow! 

Position Summary

Operate assembly machinery and/or manually assemble components into precision automotive subassemblies and parts in a team-based environment.  Visual inspection and packaging of components, subassemblies and assemblies/parts for conformance to customer standards.  General housekeeping of work area to ensure a safe and clean work environment.  Achieve operational goals of the Production Team according to production standards to meet customer product, quality, and delivery specifications.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Position, lift, assemble, inspect and pack/unpack components to make subassemblies and parts.
  • Monitor equipment, perform basic mathematical calculations of simple addition, subtractions, multiplication, and division to maintain accurate counts or parts produced and parts inventory and/or determine program modifications. 
  • Perform minor tool changes, mechanical adjustments and model changeovers as required.
  • Operate various hand tools, correct repairable defects and machine troubleshoot minor malfunctions correctly and safely to assemble sub-assemblies and products.
  • Recognize, understand, and correct/reset basic alarms on machines.
  • Regularly confirm work instructions to assure proper assembly and manufacturing operations are documented. 
  • Properly identify defects such as with completed defect tags, placed in proper location (totes or morning market area) for further inspection.
  • Understand proper disposal of waste products and chemical usage including cleaning of small chemical spills.
  • Monitor and adjust automated machine settings to produce quality parts in accordance with model specifications.
  • Read, write, understand and follow written instructions and basic mechanical drawing specifications for machine operation procedures and changeover requirements.
  • Inspect subassemblies and/or assemblies/parts for defects by operating specialized test equipment, measurement devices, and visual checking.  Identify and correct defects appropriately.
  • Judge acceptability of parts compared to customer standards. 
  • Complete production logs, reports, check-sheets, lot control cards and other daily reporting paperwork to help identify and eliminate process errors according to Company procedures.
  • Maintain line side inventory of parts and supply parts to the line.  Pack parts and/or finished assemblies/parts in preparation for shipping.
  • Proper usage of hand-held scanner as applicable.
  • Position and secure various components on board of belt conveyor for assembly.
  • Understand differences in distinguishing between models being assembled and inspected.
  • Perform daily machine start-up and shut-down procedures, including cleaning of machinery.
  • Perform scheduled production check-sheets on the production equipment.
  • Perform JDE entries as required by position such as enter work order numbers and scan in finished goods in the cells.
  • Maintain tools, equipment and work area in clean and orderly manner in accordance to MEAA’s 5-S Program.
  • Operate all equipment, including hand pallet truck to move finished parts to temporary storage locations.
  • Rotate among the Line/Machine Attendant workstations on assigned line on a regular basis and/or any other Line/Machine Attendant work stations.
  • Participate in problem-solving discussions to resolve issues related to production, quality, materials, machine and/or any other area affecting efficient production.
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on the production equipment (i.e.: pushing back solder waste on solder wave machine every 2 hours).
  • Assist with on-the-job training for others.
  • Responsible for activities associated with handling of hazardous waste.
  • Perform soldering, soldering condition recognition and circuit board component recognition as required.
  • Recognize and understand good solder conditions.  Correct with soldering iron if needed.
  • Follow company policies and procedures. 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Graduate or GED.
  • Previous factory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of electronics and operation of material handling equipment preferred.

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