1st Shift Wheel Production Technician Shipping
Company: Lkq Corporation
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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Responsible for carrying out various production assignments within
the wheel remanufacturing process, with the ability to be
productive and accurate while working safely and producing quality
Essential Job Duties:
Assure safety standards are used at all times and comply with all
OSHA and L&I regulations.
Follow all work instructions SOI's.
Responsible for productivity and quality for assigned production
Maintain orderliness and cleanliness of assigned work areas.
Comply with established company policies and procedures.
Assume other duties as assigned.
The following duties may apply dependent on the specific production
area(s) which the employee is assign.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For General Wheel
Remanufacturing Production :
Identifies wheel/bumper cores daily for inventory, and separates
cores based on "non-usable" which are thrown away, and "usable"
which are prioritized for production.
Physically inventories entire core yard weekly.
Assists in the receiving process, and the cleaning and
Assist in hand detail process and powder coat process.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Preparation:
Understand the SOIs for removing paint, dirt, grease, etc. from the
wheel surface by operating and maintaining equipment as initially
Provide surface comparable to original wheel, and check wheel label
to ensure correct identification.
Inspect wheels for defects and verify all wheels are stamped before
leaving the department.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Repairing:
Evaluate incoming cores for reparability through visual inspection
and gaging for straightness.
Prioritize work load to maintain pace with the Receiving
department, and maintain required logs for all repaired wheels.
Understand requirements and standards of the welding process, and
able to operate mille.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Painting:
Understand Wheel Group identification system to correctly interpret
painting instructions for each wheel.
Monitor and regulate settings on equipment (e.g. ovens, spray
guns), and practice regular quality checks for thickness,
Review wheels for color match to color masters, and rework wheels
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Polishing:
Identify the required steps for properly processing and polishing
Determine sanding grit by the severity of the defect on the wheel,
and sand all areas as needed.
Load wheel into machine, place in rinse tank, inspect wheel and
buff to remove any potential defects, finish polishing, place in
wash tank, rinse and place wheel on wheel rack and scan into
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Machining:
Understand standard charts for dimensions and tolerance, and
understand tooling instructions such as holding fixtures, cutting
speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used.
Compute data such as dimensions, rotation speeds, feed rates, and
Operate CNC lathes to machine wheels and provide surface comparable
to original wheel.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Shipping:
Complete job receipts on all wheels coming out of process.
Responsible for final quality and data integrity check on wheels
before they are sent out of the facility.
Pack and ship wheels per customer requests.
May Perform Additional Duties As Assigned For Receiving:
Identify and receive in all purchased wheels, restores, and cores,
and evaluate the condition of incoming wheels and mark the outside
diameter with the appropriate processing information.
Operate fork lift as required to load/unload trucks, and dismount,
mount and balance wheels/tires.
Maintain logs and records of incoming wheels, and ensure proper
material is received
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School graduate or G.E.D.
equivalent desired. Prior painting, sanding, and machining
experience preferred, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn
duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to
become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines
and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency
requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: Must be familiar with the company's
products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be
able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to
detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to
communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to
work variable schedules, including weekends.
MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT : Lathe, sand blaster, powder coater, hand
grinder, torch set, wheel straightener, and ladder.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position requires
individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating
machinery. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be
afraid of heights. They must be able to stand for long periods,
sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to
75 pounds regularly. They must be able to climb ladders, stairs and
withstand heights of more than 15 feet. While performing the duties
of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels.
The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme
heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.
Must have flexibility to work variable schedules, including
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