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Production Associate

Requisition ID:  20257
Job Location(s): 

Loves Park, IL, US

Job Description

We have an immediate opportunity for a 2nd Shift Production Associate ​to join us at our diverse team in Loves Park, IL. The Production Associate will be responsible for the assembly process in an assembly cell from set-up to testing.    

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Assemble products as required with strict adherence to manufacturing due dates and quality standards. 

  • Meet established productivity standards. Handle packaging materials. Pick, replenish, and transport components. 

  • Ability to train and certify on forklift and tugger equipment and move material throughout the plant using forklift/tugger/hand truck equipment. 

  • Refill Kanban bins and deliver to appropriate area. Perform basic machine cleaning tasks. 

  • Operate electrical-lift, as needed. Handle a variety of different part numbers. 

  • Inspect both in process as well as final assemblies for quality requirements. Monitor and report part shortages in the production system. 

  • Able to rotate and cross train across production areas and workstations, including material handling as determined by supervisor to meet business/customer needs. 

  • Participate in special project, and/or teams, as required. Scan/transfer materials timely in the systems, supporting accurate inventory counts. 

  • Work overtime as required.  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • Must be 18 years of age. 

  • High school diploma, general education degree (GED) or 3 months related experience on Danfoss products is required.  

  • Valid Class C, or higher driver’s license (for backup truck driver)  

  • Ability to communicate verbally and understand written instructions in English. 

  • Working knowledge of quality/problem solving tools (PPAP, Capability studies, PFMEA, Gauge R&R, 4-Step, 8D, Fishbone) 

  • Computer skills, (Microsoft Office, PLC, test stand) 

  • Ability to read and understand hydraulic & electrical schematics 

  • Familiarity with TPM and SMED techniques 

  • Customer Service mindset and the ability to stay calm under pressure are necessary traits 

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.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship. 

 

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.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


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