Production Process Technician-2

Gentex Corp.

Zeeland, MI


Advance the automotive market and advance your career at Gentex! Join a collaborative culture devoted to innovation, cooperation, and continuous improvement. Your ideas are not just heard, they are celebrated! Explore Gentex today!

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Monitors and adjusts equipment controls as needed.
  • Ensures optimal performance of product manufacturing equipment and controls.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Eliminate equipment downtime by tracking problems to their root cause and correcting them.
  • Specify and/or develop software to complement new equipment.
  • Maintain records of all program changes, assembly drawings and product specifications.
  • Make software modifications as needed to dispensing and glass cutting equipment.
  • Adapt new products to the existing manufacturing processes.
  • Write and modify programs for dispensing and glass cutting equipment.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support engineering staff in the development of new processes for manufacturing.
  • Help determine training needed for the technicians.
  • Provide input as needed when equipment is purchased or upgraded.
  • Construct test fixtures and complete equipment upgrades as needed.
  • Occasionally work with outside vendors to procure new equipment and/or software to improve the production process.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new products into mass production.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures, safety regulations, company safety policies and safely perform all duties, including but not limited to, promoting a safe workplace.
  • Maintain high level of honesty, integrity and confidentiality with respect to company matters.

POSITION DEMANDS:

· 2 – 4 year technical degree preferred, or equivalent experience

· Management Ability – Evidence of superior people skills.

· Proven leadership and motivational skills

· Good project management skills

· Ability to communicate difficult issues with others.

· Ability to learn Auto-Cad, Auto-Cad Electrical, Solidworks and various programming software environments.

· Ability to learn and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controller programs.

· Must be available to work overtime as needed.

· Good troubleshooting skills and mechanical inclination.

· 1 to 2 years related experience preferred.

· Ability to stand and maneuver in or around equipment.

· Good PC skills required.

· Intense personal commitment to continuous improvement.

BEHAVIORAL/VALUES CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Must possess above average interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  • Must work well with production teams to solve problems.
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal supervision.
  • Predisposition and willingness to get involved directly on the production floor.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • This position reports to the specified technician supervisor. Works closely with all supervisors, engineering staff and research & development personnel.


Gentex is an equal opportunity employer

Gentex extends equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees regardless of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), disability, marital status, military service, height, weight, genetic information, or any other reason protected by law.

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Gentex is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at recruiting@gentex.com. Gentex will not discriminate against any qualified individual who can perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

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