Job Description

Job LocationsUS-IL-Urbana
Posted Date1 week ago(9/7/2021 6:25 PM)
ID
2021-6983
# of Openings
1
Category
Paint
Company
Guardian West, LLC

Overview

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The Robot Tech’s focus is to take care of robotic paint applications requiring robotic programming and application. This is a 2nd shift position in the paint department.

Responsibilities

PAINT DEPARTMENT OR ROBOT TECH EXPERIENCE IS A PREFERRED FOR THIS POSITION

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lifts workpiece manually or uses hoist to secure workpiece in fixture or loads automatic feeding device
  • Starts machine, engages feed, transfers or sprays application and observes operation
  • Inspects and measures product to verify conformance to specifications
  • Inspects and measures paint to verify conformance to specifications
  • Moves machine controls and guides to adjust machine
  • Adds coolant to machine reservoir and turns valve to start flow of coolant
  • Programs Robot Pathways
  • Programs Robot Application Controls
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on robots
  • Provides immediate corrective action to robot faults
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on paint booths
  • Engages equipment and observes spray applications
  • Demonstrates responsibility for safety, quality and production
  • Maintains all required records
  • Responsible for proper collection, disposal and management of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes
  • Has general awareness and knowledge of Quality Polish (TS16949) and Environmental Standards (ISO 14001) and how they affect the department
  • Trained on department work instructions and easily identifies location of work instructions in department
  • Keeps work area clean and organized
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

JOB PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Uses gauges and small tools
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. – 5 gallon cans of paint / drums of chemicals
  • Shift is 8 hours. May work overtime up to 10-12 hours. Two 10-minute breaks/shift and 20-minute meal break
  • Frequent horizontal reaching to monitor and work robots as needed
  • Must wear gloves (Kevlar or rubber), steel toe shoes, safety glasses and ear protection
  • Must have near and far visual acuity, color vision and depth perception for ability to see others and for safety and for product inspection
  • Building is heated in winter, but not air-conditioned in summer

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Working knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics and other applications
  • Ability to properly maintain records/reports

Benefits

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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Application Instructions

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