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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Assembler

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

North Mankato, MN, US, 56003

Req ID 47690 | North Mankato, United States

JOB TITLE: Assembler

This job description and its duties and requirements may be amended, modified, or eliminated at the sole discretion of the Company.

 

SUMMARY:

Assembles and tests company products including valves and hydraulic cylinders.  Performs the following duties under the general supervision of a Production Team Leader

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will include, but not limited to the following areas:

 

Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, or other fasteners.

 

Uses engineering prints/drawings, routing sheets, settings specifications, required hand tools and fixtures, and test benches to assist in assembly operation.

 

Demonstrates ability to detect discrepancies about parts or documentation.

 

Assembles parts per print; then packages and moves the products to the backflushing area.

 

Sets-up and tests assembled products and sub-assemblies per specification.

 

Cleans workstation and area for next job.

 

Inspects products prior to packaging and places non-conforming products aside to be returned to production departments

 

Observes packaging operations and inspects containers to verify conformance to specifications.

 

Demonstrates basic computer knowledge.

 

Follows and retains detailed instructions.

 

Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

 

Tallies number of products packaged or records information such as type of products packaged.

 

Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.

 

Analyzes and resolves work problems in their assigned work center, or assists workers in solving work problems working in the same work center.

 

Maintains time and production records accurately.

 

Follows and monitors work instructions and ISO procedures.

 

Packs parts properly to prevent damage during transportation to next operation. 

 

Works overtime as requested/required by supervisor.

 

Uses a variety of hand tools in a safe manner.

 

Maintains a clean and orderly work area each day.

 

Recognizes and complies with all safety rules.  Hearing and Eye protection will be worn when required.

 

Looks for and recommends product and process improvements in support of corporate goals, objectives and activities.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

TRAINING / SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

Employees must complete general safety training such as Right to Know (includes: Hazardous Communication, Emergency Response Plan, AWAIR, and Forklift & Pedestrian Safety) annually. The employee must follow the rules stated in our safety policies and programs including but not limited to the Shop Safety rules. The employee is to report any unsafe conditions, unsafe acts, near misses, illnesses, and injuries to their supervisor immediately.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or nine to eighteen months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, write and understand work instructions.  Ability to read English and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, Engineering prints and drawings as well as procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively with shipping clerks, other assembly and shop personnel.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.

 

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Ability to read blue-prints, routing sheets and test specifications. 

Capable of consistently maintaining production rates and a high level of quality. 

Ability to work with limited supervision and in a team environment and be self-motivated. 

Basic understanding of ISO 9001 & 14001. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand up to 10 hours.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch and walk.

 

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to request assistance when lifting anything exceeding 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

 

Hands are exposed to oils, solvents, and water-soluble coolants.  

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Assembler and apply now!

Contact

Barbara Fischer

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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