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Harness Assembler - 2nd Shift 4/10s - (3 positions) in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 1/14/2019

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Job Description

Basic Description:

This position will be responsible for the assembly of wire harnesses and harness sub-assemblies using documentation and/or harness boards. This position will be responsible for a variety of assemblies and tasks depending on the cell working in. These responsibilities may include assembly, testing and maintaining of targeted inventory levels for hand controls and foot controls, assembling and winding of leads, assembly of wire harnesses, cutting and cleaning large leads, crimping wire terminals, soldering, and use of hi-pot and other test equipment. Candidate will be required to cross train and rotate throughout cells within the department as needed. Good organizational skills, self-discipline, positive attitude, and a customer first mentality are required to be successful in this position.

Essential Functions:

  • Assembly of wire harnesses using harness boards and testing equipment.
  • Sub-assembly work
  • Opening and closing of computer work orders
  • Responsible for the ordering of raw materials
  • Use of air and electric assembly tools, hand tools and test equipment
  • Able to read and understand bills of material and assembly drawings
  • Operation of cord cutting machinery and ability to wind cords and coils
  • Responsible for balancing vacations and workloads between team members
  • Ability to move into different work cells within department based on production needs
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly repetitive environment
  • Prioritize workloads to meet daily and weekly production goals and targeted products
  • Assist in making improvements to the overall business using ITW operating principles
  • Overtime is required

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year assembly or manufacturing experience
  • The ability to read and understand circuit and wiring diagrams
  • 1 year of MRD and material ordering procedures
  • Must be able to comprehend bills of material and prints
  • Cross training is required
  • Must possess basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills

Physical Qualifications:

  • Constant use of fine finger dexterity, neck flexion, reaching and hand eye coordination
  • Frequently required to use both hands to hold harnesses, bins, tools, and components
  • Frequently lift, push, or pull 11-25lbs and occasionally lift, push, or pull 26-50lbs
  • Frequently bending at knees and waist
  • Close vision, midrange vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and balance are requirements of this position
  • Be able to stand for up to 12 hours per day