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Fawn Manufacturing is looking for production workers to start immediately.
Manufacturing experience a plus, but not required. We are looking to fill the following positions:
- Forklift (2nd Shift)
- Assembly (2nd shift)
- Press Operator (2nd shift)
Must be able to lift up to 50 – 75 lbs., physically able to stand for up to (8) hours, do bending, twisting, grasping, and have the ability to grip sheet metal, pick/pack or assemble parts. Must be punctual and have a good attendance record. Education: high school or equivalent.
2nd shift positions available: 1st shift (4:00pm - 12:30am). Pay increase and benefits after passing probationary period (120 days). Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply in person - Human Resources Department
Applications Accepted: 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
The Wittern Group / Fawn Manufacturing
8040 University Blvd
Clive, Iowa 50325
(NE Corner Door- Human Resources)
No Phone Calls Please
Post Offer Physical and Drug Screen Required
Manufacturing Supervisor –
The Wittern Group, a leading manufacturer of vending machines, has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Supervisor in our Assembly department. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and tools, production control, computer systems applications and personnel management required. Prior experience in assembly line production preferred. This position is on first shift (7:30am – 4:00pm).
Qualified candidates must demonstrate effective mechanical aptitude and previous fabrication and mix model assembly line experience, along with prior experience managing a union workforce. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) communication skills preferred. Knowledgeable in MS Office programs. Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment and be service oriented with proven professionalism. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.
The Manufacturing Engineer (ME) will lead and drive continuous improvement programs utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies, manage labor standards, implement statistical process controls, provide leadership of key project teams working with multiple functional disciplines throughout the organization and lead daily problem solving teams to better meet customer needs.
The ME will champion development and maintenance of direct labor rate standards.
The ME is also charged with enhancing the company’s position with respect to manpower, processes, equipment and tooling to keep our manufacturing techniques as current and efficient as possible to maintain our competitive position in the market.
This person is responsible for the planning, specifying, designing and implementation of manufacturing systems including manufacturing process flow planning. This person must be current with respect to engineering technologies in system integration and manufacturing systems engineering to assure that the company’s manufacturing systems produce quality products, remain cost competitive, and continually improve.
Manages projects from concept to completion including CAD designs, searching and locating suppliers, writing specifications, obtaining quotes, scheduling contractors, and managing project timelines and budgets.
Engineering works with minimal direction from the Plant Manager, who sets broad direction and goals.
Provides instructions and direction to tool and die makers, set-up technicians, and maintenance technicians in the course of projects.
Provides training and direction to junior engineers in the context of project teams and activities.
The position actively supports the new product development and launch process by providing manufacturability input, representing production needs and concerns, building prototypes and designing equipment.
The ME supports the plants and production personnel in their goals to improve safety, quality, delivery, and reduce costs and scrap.
POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, required.
Minimum 3 years total experience in progressively responsible positions in the field of specialty.
Minimum 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment dealing with manufacturing projects.
Proficient designing molded parts, sheet metal parts, and assemblies.
Minimum of four years’ experience with solid modeling CAD development tools.
Experience with Solid Works, preferred.
Extensive knowledge of various types of manufacturing equipment and the limitations.
Experience working with other engineers and designers to define constraints and requirements.
Experience in LEAN environment, a plus.
Proven analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
Solid organizational abilities, attention to detail.
Proficient in the knowledge and use of MS Office (Word, Excel).
Robotic Set-up & Operator
Set-up and operate robotic MIG weld cell and provide everyday maintenance of cell so the product can meet quality standards. Also required to perform other tasks, as assigned by his or her supervisor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Obtain supplies, position work and follow verbal or written instructions
- Set-up and operate robotic MIG weld cell
- Provide maintenance of cell everyday
- Weldment inspection
- Operate MIG Weld when not operating robot
- Required to wear PPE
- Read blueprints and simple measuring devices
- Complete tasks as directed with minimum supervision
- Ensure work is done safely and meets quality standards
- Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
- Reports problems with quality, processes, equipment and materials to supervisor
- Perform other duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position
- Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities
- Desire to learn and work to the best of his/her abilities as well as dependable work ethic
- Follow all company rules and policies
- Adequate communication skills; verbal and written
- Ability to read and understand written instructions
- Ability to read blueprints and simple measuring devices
- Ability to work with a simple keypad
- Good observation skills
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Physically able to do repetitive bending, twisting, gripping, grasping and lifting
- Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
- Physically able to stand for up to 8 hours
- Requires good hand-eye coordination
- High school diploma or GED or equivalent experience/combined education
- Must have experience with MIG welding
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for performing this job. It is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. This description does not preclude the supervising authority from adding or changing duties or responsibilities as required to meet the company’s needs.
We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. Post Offer Physical and Drug Testing Required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Please send letter of interest and resume to:
The Wittern Group
Human Resources - MSF
8040 University Blvd. Clive, Iowa 50325