Manufacturing Engineering Technician in Chambersburg PA at TB Wood's

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global designer and manufacturer of quality power transmission and motion control products utilized on a wide variety of industrial drivetrain applications.

Founded in 1857, TB Wood’s has grown to become a global leader in the design and manufacturer of industrial couplings and belted drive solutions. TB Wood’s foundry operations are capable of producing gray and ductile iron parts up to 10,000 lbs. per cast part. Reliable TB Wood’s products are utilized in many key markets including food & beverage, energy, wastewater, concrete, metals, pulp & paper and material handling on applications such as conveyor systems, rolling mills, pumps, compressors, palletizers, de-barkers, printing equipment, fans & blowers, machine tools, and mixers.  Learn more information at https://www.altramotion.com/our-brands/tb-woods-incorporated.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician works to support and improve operations.  This is a hands-on position that includes troubleshooting and repairing equipment and assisting production leaders with implementing improvement projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in troubleshooting equipment; mechanical, electrical and controls.
  • Aid maintenance in repairing equipment and tools.
  • Assesses the condition of tooling and fixtures
  • Aid in the design and procurement of tooling and fixtures
  • Collects data to assist in process improvement activities
  • Maintain inventory of materials and supplies
  • Catalogue fixtures and tools
  • Understand the capability of our machining equipment and machine tool application
  • Read and understand blueprints, standards, and technical specifications.
  • Set up and conduct process trials and record and summarize results
  • Suggest revisions to methods of operation, material handling, or equipment layout
  • Creating and update process documentation.
  • Generate, retrieve, share, and send information using Microsoft products.

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Understanding of equipment mechanics, hydraulics, electrical and PLC’s.
  • Good mathematical and mechanical aptitude
  • Act with a sense of urgency
  • Clear communication of information, ideas, and recommendations.
  • Ability to see a problem

Education and Experience Requirements

Required

  • 3 years’ minimum in a manufacturing environment; machine shop experience preferred.

Desired

  • Associate degree or applicable technical training
  • Experience working in a Lean Production environment or using the following tools:
    • Single piece flow
    • Standard work
    • SMED
    • 5S

Physical Demands and Work Environment:        

Work environment

Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required to be worn in designated areas.  Machine shop environment in a production operation.

Physical requirements

Lifting up to 50lbs, bending, reaching, walking or standing for long periods of time, working from heights and the ability to navigate through small spaces.

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to assistance@altramotion.com.