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Water Spider - 2nd Shift

Requisition ID:  16500
Job Location(s): 

Ames, US

Job Description

 

Danfoss is hiring for a 2nd shift Water Spider position.

 

The 2nd shift Water Spider will be responsible for keeping materials and paperwork needed to perform an operation in stock at the point of use in assigned production areas. This position will also be accountable for the general organization of material in their assigned area and the monitoring of ERP data to highlight possible issues; material shortage and impact to the production areas.

 

In the “just in time” concept, Water Spiders take care of all material transport around the processes.  Water Spiders allow operators to concentrate on value adding activities while supporting good efficiency and effectiveness of the operators and machines. 

 

The 2nd shift Water Spider will spend most of their day out on the shop floor.  They will be required to transport materials throughout the factory at times; up to and including proficient operation of forklifts.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure that all agreements concerning moving and the supply of materials are observed.
  • Ensure that required parts are always available at the agreed place and time.
  • Prepare, communicate and execute a plan to effectively provide material and any required paperwork needed to run the next job in queue for assigned work centers.
  • Coordinate with Material Handlers, Planners, Team Coordinators, Receiving and Warehouse to ensure parts are ready to run when they are scheduled; from raw material stock to lines, between lines, and between Receiving and the lines.
  • Coordinate with Team Coordinators and Planners to ensure that the correct jobs are being prepared for each work center.
  • Organize incoming and outgoing parts in your assigned area while maintaining organization and consistency throughout the department.
  • Ensure that material and storage, in their area of assignment, appears clean and tidy.
  • React and take immediate actions in case of changes in priority.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives.
  • Participate in EH&S and Quality initiatives.
  • Working according to standard operation procedures

 

Background & Skills

 

  • A proactive team player who is a self-starter with constant attention to improvement.
  • Must possess excellent reasoning and communication skills.
  • Candidate must be extremely focused and organized.
  • This role will require a high level of energy, creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in MS office (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.
  • Previous Assembly or Material Handling experience (including Forklift) preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP preferred

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

“Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship”.

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines