Lead Production Technician in Madison, WI

Madison, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
US$ 19 - US$ 26 per year, $19.23 - 26.44 per year + none
Ref. Number
Spude, Joshua, Spherion
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Job Description

Lead Production Technician

The Lead Production Technician is responsible for product assembly and improvements to manufactured products and processes. Understands blueprints, machine documentation and control system schematics. Conducts and supports product and component testing. Leads other technicians in daily assembly operations.

Essential Duties of the Production Technician Plus:

1. Work with the Operations Supervisor to execute Daily Production Plan, Shipping Plan and to ensure department maintains goals.
2. Motivate the team to achieve excellence through meeting and exceeding goals. Ability to apply problem solving methods to identify and correct any concerns or issues.
3. Ensure safe practices and good work area housekeeping. Resolve unsafe acts and conditions with the help of production management.
4. Demonstrated capability to be an active listener and ensure timely follow up and closure to any open issues or concerns the team has raised.
5. Survey department/shift areas as needed to coach, problem solve or provide additional capacity in order to achieve goals.
6. Analyze performance issues as it relates to missing targets, identify root cause, and recommend corrective actions to Operations Supervisor.
7. Ensure Quality Control standards are followed consistently at each work center based on the QC standard, RMA corrective actions, internal/external customer feedback and work instructions
8. Maintain and deploy up to date and effective work protocols and procedures at all workstations.

1. Utilize various mechanical and electrical test equipment.
2. Complete preparation of units for specific order shipments including programming, completion of shipping documents and packaging.
3. Support product repair field support visits as necessary.
4. Perform inventory cycle counts and rectify discrepancies.
5. Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 1st Shift

1.5+ years of relevant experience in manufacturing electro / mechanical equipment.
2.Demonstrated ability to efficiently use Microsoft Office products.
3.Possesses a clean driver's license on a background check.
4.Ability to operate a 26' box truck safely, and drive for an 8 hour period of time.
5.Proven skills in building and troubleshooting computer-controlled electro-mechanical assemblies and systems.
6.Proven skills with basic hand and power tools (e.g. soldering iron, drill and taps, DVM, static straps, torque drivers, crimpers, pin extractors).
7.Solid knowledge of equipment, systems and techniques appropriate to debugging mechanical and electrical systems. Understands drawings, procedures, specifications, etc.
8.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and lead other team members in a cooperative manner.

1.Associates degree in a technical discipline.
2.Experience with engineering methods to diagnose product, component and process performance issues.
3.Experience in mechanical testing.

1.Ability to occasionally move/push objects ranging in weight up to 60 pounds up to one hour per day.
2.Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
3.Standing for long periods, kneeling, crouching, etc.
4.Accurate vision for fine inspection of units; Fine motor skills for assembly of delicate components.
5.Ability to travel, as required (up to 25%).

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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