The ideal candidate will have a willingness to learn, coupled with the ability to improvise adapt and overcome problems. They must have a passion for electrical assembly, participating in cross-functional training and process improvements. This leader’s primary responsibility will be comprised of Electrical assembly, and completing work orders to ensure on time delivery, maintain a standard for quality workmanship all while complying with all requirements of internal and external customers. Attention to detail, focus on meeting operational goals and communication are key behaviors required for success. Most importantly, this candidate embraces change and focuses on continuous operational and process improvements that further enhance the customer experience with SP’s products and services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Prepare and assemble various segments of mechanical systems and top-level assemblies as well as lower-level components and sub-assemblies under the direction of the immediate supervisor. Prepare equipment for testing.
- Interpret and use drawings, process procedures and other written documentation to complete preparation and assembly of components.
- Routes, wires, assembles, and installs electrical and electronic components in Freeze dryers, such as main junction and terminal boxes, main control switch panels, and instrument and valves, according to specifications, using jig boards, hand tools, and equipment.
- Meet documented specification requirements and quality standards in a cost effective and timely manner. Track all extra expenditures and locate methods to reduce costs and improve the product quality. Suggest changes for improved operations and cost savings.
- Prepare and assemble various segments of electro-mechanical systems and sub-assemblies under the direction of a supervisor. Work with various control applications including but not limited to: servos, AC/DC motors and drives, and pneumatics.
- Use electrical schematics, drawings, process procedures and other written documentation to complete preparation and assembly of components.
- Test, troubleshoot and diagnose electrical systems as required. Assist in the preparation of equipment for testing.
- Maintain a neat, clean and organized work area. This includes the entire assembly section and completing your 5s duties and responsibilities.
- Complete paperwork accurately and in a timely manner as required in the manufacturing process such as: Time and Attendance Sheets, Assembly Routers, Non-conformance Records and Test Record for yourself.
- Follow all safety policies, precautions, recommendations and procedures as may be applicable.
- Suggests changes for improved processes and cost savings.
- Follow all company policies, procedures and work instructions in compliance with SP's Quality Management System. Complies with all company policies, procedures and work instructions to ensure continued ISO certification.
- Assist other production departments or operations areas based on workloads and needs. Assist in other non-production areas as may be required by supervision and management. Complete any all tasks as needed by SP Industries.
Qualifications: Education, Experience, and Skills
- Minimum high school graduate level required.
- Must be able to do Shop Math
- Strong analytical skills are required.
- Able to work with various voltages, including high voltage applications (440 VAC).
- A knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) relative to the pharmaceutical industry is a plus.
- PLC experience is a plus.
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
- The employee is regularly required to use color vision and adjust focus between near and far objects.
- The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, crawl, bend and sit.
- The employee is occasionally required to work from ladders, scaffolds, and lifts.
- Some work is performed in tight spaces with difficult access.
- The employee is regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds.
The employee is regularly required to handle tools utilizing various energy sources- low and high voltage, pneumatic, hydraulic -of low to high power.
The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
- The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
- The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
- The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.
- Some shop processes use high voltage arcs or concentrated magnetic fields