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Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 6:18 PM

Throughout its' history, Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. has been synonymous with safety, quality, growth, and continuous improvement. Adhering to these core values has enabled us to succeed as a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market. With five US locations and over 3,500 hard-working employees, we are dedicated to ensuring the expectations of our first-rate automotive customers are consistently exceeded. Our recent expansion has afforded us a unique opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Tooling Technician III looking to "shift gears" and join the team in our Monroe, GA facility. This position will be on the A shift (Monday through Friday 6:50am-3:10pm) and B shift (Monday through Friday 2:50pm -11:10pm. You offer us your determination and work-ethic; we offer you very competitive pay and top-notch health benefits. Primary responsibility of the Tooling Technician III is to perform tasks involved in the setting, inventory and regrind or refurbishing of Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. (HIAMS AM GA's) metal cutting tools. You also required to follow standard work methods and practice work habits to ensure safety, quality, and efficiency. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Regrind & preset cutting tools to a high quality standard according to specifications. 2. Maintain inventory of cutting tools and issue them to production as needed. 3. Work according to operator instruction sheets and/or verbal instructions to effectively perform operations. 4. Check cutting tool dimensions with use of various gauges as described in procedures or work instructions. Must be able to determine good or NG product. 5. Have a complete understanding of cutting tool geometry to include Drills, Endmills, Reamers, Gear hobs and Form Tools. 6. Visually and manually check for defects in product or workmanship. 7. Have a clear understanding of all documents pertaining to Safety, Quality, Tool Regrind and Operator Maintenance. 8. Assist in the set up tool grinders and inspection equipment. 9. Assist in troubleshooting and correcting process issues. 10. Train other team members on tasks that they are qualified to train on. 11. Maintain clean and orderly work area utilizing the 5S policy in all aspects of processes, procedures and daily activities. 12. In all processes and functions, comply with work instructions and procedures to ensure manufacture of products, which conform to TS16949 and ISO14000 and customer quality standards. 13. Must be aware of all hazardous conditions within a machining environment. Adhere to all safety rules and guidelines per the Hitachi safety policy. 14. Suggest and implement continuous improvement. QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent required. Preferred tool regrind experience with regrinding of carbide metal cutting tools. Preferred CNC machining experience or formal training related to mills, lathes and grinders. Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and prepare documents required for the Tool Regrind area. Basic math skills. Sufficient Manual dexterity to operate machines properly. Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operates machines, and visually inspects tooling. Physical ability to do work requiring frequent stooping and bending. Physical strength sufficient to lift and carry 40 pounds frequently. Must have acceptable scores on pre-employment assessments. Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment to achieve required Takt and cycle times. Must have the ability to work overtime as needed to meet customer demands. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT Work performed in a Plant environment. Required to wear hat, safety glasses, ear protection and wear steel toe shoes while performing specific tasks or while in specific manufacturing areas.


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