Douglas Machine Inc.
  • AY
  • Alexandria, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Package

This position works under general assembly supervision and follows established procedures. Work is frequently monitored by a supervisor and reviewed periodically by Engineering to ensure that the machine is set up and operating according to the design intent. Individual may occasionally work with little or no supervision for moderate periods of time. This position may occasionally be called upon to function as a project lead when the technical risk or complexity of the equipment is not prohibitive.
This position is typically responsible for setup, testing and debug of projects that fall within the standard product offering or core areas of expertise within the business cell. This individual must have strong capabilities in the setup and debug of mechanical systems or the power-up and debug of electrical systems common to products produced by the business cell. In addition, this individual must have considerable experience and knowledge in product and materials handling dynamics, product grouping, material thickness and stiffness, etc. or this position will be expected to download programs, set up system networks and commission servo axes with engineering assistance.

This position may be requested to represent the company by traveling as needed to install new equipment in the customer's facility. Occasional travel may also be requested to service equipment already in service.
• Set up, thoroughly test and debug machines in preparation for customer inspection and shipment prior to installation in the end user's facility.
• Work within the current established guidelines of the Engineering Print update process.
• Assure that assigned machines are mechanically and/or electrically constructed to Douglas Machine Inc. specifications, mechanical and/or electrical assembly documentation is maintained and accurate, and equipment has been thoroughly tested prior to shipment.
• Understand and set machine timing.
• Act as a project lead when requested.
• Travel may be required.
• Assist in training of new assemblers.
• Complete construction phase of machine assembly, electrically and / or mechanically.
• Complete the final machine check off document.
• Maintain and update machine documentation.
• Communicate between departments to accomplish tasks related to project completion and shipment (Manuals, Videos, Skidding)
• Offer constructive suggestions for the improvement of products, processes and procedures.
• Meet or improve upon schedule expectations for the assigned work.
• Understand lock out/tag out responsibilities of NFPA 70e, safety in the workplace.
• Maintain an orderly and clean work environment which includes tool box, test materials, carts, shop equipment and surrounding areas.
• Comply with all safety policies and procedures.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Strong creativity and problem solving skills.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Proficient in the use of personal computers and related software.
• Ability to read and interpret prints and machine drawings.

• A minimum of a two-year technical degree in a related field or high school diploma/GED and four years of demonstrated work experience in a related field. Prefer experience within the packaging industry.

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