Water Spider - 2nd shift

Requisition ID:  24607
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

 

Stop looking for a job and come start a career at Danfoss! At Danfoss we build high quality, state of the art hydraulic pumps and motors to achieve more with less to power agricultural and construction machinery. We engineer impact where it counts, from the farms that feed to the modern city. Danfoss in Ames has an opening for a 2nd shift Water Spider. The hours for this position are Monday – Friday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm with the potential for overtime.

 

**This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus**

 

Water Spiders are responsible for keeping materials and paperwork needed to perform operations in stock and organized at the point of use in an assigned production area.  This position is also accountable for the monitoring of enterprise resource planning (ERP) data to highlight possible issues - material shortage and impacts to the production area.  In the “just in time” concept, Water Spiders take care of all material transportation around the processes.  Water Spiders allow POT to concentrate on value added activities while supporting good efficiency and effectiveness of the operators and machines.  Water Spiders spend most of their time moving around the production floor.

 

Employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of employment which include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, annual bonus program, paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents, a great working environment including 100% climate controlled facility and much more! Danfoss offers 3 weeks paid PTO accrued over each bi-weekly paycheck plus 13 paid holidays including annual paid shutdown week between Christmas and New Years. We pride ourselves on growing our human potential and encourage career growth within our facilities.

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 engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines