Career Opportunities With Grand Power Systems:

Job Essence

The Quality Inspector/Test Technician role is to work within the manufacturing environment to inspect, assess, document/record nonconformities and work with associates to improve product and process quality with an aim towards increasing customer satisfaction. The individual shall possess excellent problem solving skills with attention to detail. This individual will take initiative and follow through. The Quality Inspector shall be a team player, comfortable working in a collaborative environment with manufacturing associates and vendors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspect all products in all stages of manufacturing to print, work instructions or other controlled documentation.
  • Verify products are being manufactured per standard practices, work instructions or other approved manufacturing methods.
  • Provide Quality Control support to all associates and assist their efforts to perform at the highest levels.
  • Provide systematic inspection of all manufacturing areas.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain test equipment. May require interfacing with third party calibration resources.
  • Work collaboratively to continuously improve all aspects of Grand Power Systems product quality, production/testing processes to yield world class customer satisfaction.

Skills

  • Learner – Possesses ability to learn new techniques to assist in daily activities
  • Problem Solver / Analytical
  • An understanding of inspection and analysis techniques in a production setting
  • Independent worker
  • Detail Oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • MS Office tools

Education / Experience (Preferred)

  • Previous experience in a quality role
  • Basic understanding of electricity
  • Manufacturing background experience
  • Associates Degree
  • Quality certifications

Department: Power Systems
Reports To: Production Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Rev Date: 09/18

SUMMARY

Performs either:

  • Mechanical assembly of transformer core stacks, chopping of magnetic steel and fabrication of wire leads.

OR

  • Assembles electro-mechanical units, such as transformers and power supplies, involving many different types of components including: magnetic components (transformers, inductors, chokes), circuit breakers, switches, fuses, electronic controllers, printed circuit boards, copper buswork, sheet metal enclosures and cabinets, fans and others.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize tools to assemble magnetic steel laminations into core assemblies.
  • Utilize manual, electric and hydraulic crimping tools to fasten wire terminals onto lead wires.
  • Able to learn and operate mechanical cutting machines for cutting magnetic steel for core assemblies.
  • Reads work process instructions, prints, schematics and rough sketches and notes, follows production drawings and sample assemblies or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Utilize company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to access information to support the function of the job, including time and attendance accounting.

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination or education and experience.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering drawings.
  • Must know circuit symbols and various assembly techniques, such as crimping, soldering, stripping.
  • Minimum of six months experience in electro-mechanical assembly and wiring, including working directions from prints and schematics.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in whole numbers, fractions and decimals in both English and metric units. Ability to apply percentages.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in non-standardized, unique, one-of-a-kind situations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk and hear.
  • The employee occasionally must lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and less occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
  • Good hand dexterity is frequently required to reach and assemble components.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Steel toed shoes/boots
Safety glasses with permanent side shields

Quality Inspector / Test Technician

Job Essence

The Quality Inspector/Test Technician role is to work within the manufacturing environment to inspect, assess, document/record nonconformities and work with associates to improve product and process quality with an aim towards increasing customer satisfaction. The individual shall possess excellent problem solving skills with attention to detail. This individual will take initiative and follow through. The Quality Inspector shall be a team player, comfortable working in a collaborative environment with manufacturing associates and vendors.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspect all products in all stages of manufacturing to print, work instructions or other controlled documentation.
  • Verify products are being manufactured per standard practices, work instructions or other approved manufacturing methods.
  • Provide Quality Control support to all associates and assist their efforts to perform at the highest levels.
  • Provide systematic inspection of all manufacturing areas.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain test equipment. May require interfacing with third party calibration resources.
  • Work collaboratively to continuously improve all aspects of Grand Power Systems product quality, production/testing processes to yield world class customer satisfaction.

Skills

  • Learner – Possesses ability to learn new techniques to assist in daily activities
  • Problem Solver / Analytical
  • An understanding of inspection and analysis techniques in a production setting
  • Independent worker
  • Detail Oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • MS Office tools

Education / Experience (Preferred)

  • Previous experience in a quality role
  • Basic understanding of electricity
  • Manufacturing background experience
  • Associates Degree
  • Quality certifications

Job Title:                 Electro-Mechanical Assembler I
Department:         Power Systems
Reports To:            Production Manager
FLSA Status:          Non-Exempt
Rev Date:                09/18

SUMMARY
Performs either:

  • Mechanical assembly of transformer core stacks, chopping of magnetic steel and fabrication of wire leads.

OR

  • Assembles electro-mechanical units, such as transformers and power supplies, involving many different types of components including: magnetic components (transformers, inductors, chokes), circuit breakers, switches, fuses, electronic controllers, printed circuit boards, copper buswork, sheet metal enclosures and cabinets, fans and others.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize tools to assemble magnetic steel laminations into core assemblies.
  • Utilize manual, electric and hydraulic crimping tools to fasten wire terminals onto lead wires.
  • Able to learn and operate mechanical cutting machines for cutting magnetic steel for core assemblies.
  • Reads work process instructions, prints, schematics and rough sketches and notes, follows production drawings and sample assemblies or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.
  • Utilize company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to access information to support the function of the job, including time and attendance accounting.

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination or education and experience.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering drawings.
  • Must know circuit symbols and various assembly techniques, such as crimping, soldering, stripping.
  • Minimum of six months experience in electro-mechanical assembly and wiring, including working directions from prints and schematics.
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in whole numbers, fractions and decimals in both English and metric units. Ability to apply percentages.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in non-standardized, unique, one-of-a-kind situations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk and hear.
  • The employee occasionally must lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and less occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
  • Good hand dexterity is frequently required to reach and assemble components.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

Steel toed shoes/boots
Safety glasses with permanent side shields

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