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Production Technician - 2nd Shift

Company: Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc.
Location: Liberty
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Production Technician - 2nd Shift

Liberty, SC

Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co. is a world leader in the manufacture of fire sprinklers and related system valves as well as a major distributor of a full line of fire sprinkler system components and fabricated piping solutions to the fire sprinkler industry since 1920. Today, Reliable is in its fourth generation of Fee Family leadership and has many employees who have served more than 25 years, enhancing its family atmosphere and its ability to offer significant stable, long-term career opportunities.

Are you interested in being part of team who plays a crucial role of the fire protection industry's goal of saving lives and reducing property damage? We have an opportunity for you!


The Production Technician setups, adjusts, and verifies programming for the operation of CNC equipment, manual and automated assembly equipment, and auxiliary equipment in the Sprinkler Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote a safe workplace by performing all tasks in a safe and thoughtful manner in compliance with all rules, procedures, instructions, devices, equipment and use of appropriate personal protective equipment. Maintain vigilance for any hazardous conditions or practices in the workplace and immediately report any unsafe conditions or practice to your supervisor
  • Works from established programs, drawings, specifications, operational data, and set-up instructions defining coding tools, fixtures and material clamping methods, machine calibrations and console settings
  • Recognize and report errors in programming and operations, and collaborate with the Maintenance and Manufacturing Engineering Departments
  • Support new product launches to include first article, RFP, and RFS production stages
  • Diagnose operating difficulties and make appropriate remedial adjustments to realign the machine, change tooling, adjust offsets, recalibrate limits and repair minor tooling malfunctions, to correct operational dimensional deviations, and verifies parts after said adjustments
  • Establish, schedule, and conduct preventative maintenance functions
  • Recommends tooling applications and operational sequences to assist in formulating practical programming for new, improved, and unusual production requirements
  • Perform first piece quality checks using a variety of precision measurement equipment
  • Maintain proper records regarding machine maintenance, spare parts, purchases, downtime, and in process reject analysis, process history/logs, setup/changeover checklists, etc.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities and project tasks to manage and implement appropriately
  • Responsible for making sure the area is clean and safe by maintaining and promoting the Company's 5S program
  • Performs other duties as directed
    Skills and Competencies
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
    • Outstanding organization and documentation skills
    • Strong critical thinking skills using logic and analysis to identify strengths and weaknesses
    • Prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
    • Excellent verbal, written, and reading comprehension skills
    • Possess strong commitment to a team environment while working well with others
    • Working knowledge of calipers, indicators, volt meters, ring gauges, and other types of gauges to identify and adjust set-ups and improvement possibilities
    • Well-versed in blueprints, materials, specifications, and drawings
    • Well-versed in TPM and TPR concepts
    • Ability to read and comprehend basic pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical schematics
    • Ability to troubleshoot pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic systems
    • Knowledge of hand tools and large scale machines
    • Solid understanding of mathematics and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
    • Working knowledge of machines and computers
    • Knowledge of standard safety practices
    • Knowledge of PLC programming and troubleshooting
      Work Environment and Physical Demands
      • The physical environment requires the employee to work in a non-climate controlled warehouse environment.
      • Ability to be punctual and attend work on a regular and consistent basis
      • The person in this position needs to wear appropriate safety clothing and shoes when needed. This includes a need for a safety harness, safety glasses, lift belts and steel toe shoes etc.
      • Ability to perform repetitive rotation and movement of hands and wrists quickly and efficiently
      • Must have good dexterity and hand/eye coordination
      • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts
      • Must be able to stand for 90% of the time
      • Occasionally will be expected to lift large materials not to exceed 70 pounds
        • Associates Degree in Mechatronics, Industrial Electronics Technology, and/or Related Field
        • 2+ years of diversified machining and repair work

          We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

          Reliable Automatic Sprinkler., Inc. recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Keywords: Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc., Asheville , Production Technician - 2nd Shift, Professions , Liberty, North Carolina

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