Volvo Group Tool Technician in Lexington, Tennessee

Position Summary

Responsible for pre-setting tools, reordering of broken or worn out tools, and maintenance of tool crib; assisting supervisor in changeover of machine or cell, and making adjustments of machine/tools.

Core Responsibilities

  • Punctuality and daily attendance

  • Responsible for providing complete inventory of fixtures, perishable and non-perishable tooling ready for process implementation while maintaining no productivity loss

  • Shall support machine tools as adjustments and changeover are required

  • Shall issue work direction to production employees as assigned in supervisor’s absence

  • Maintain tooling inventory

  • Presetting tools

  • Make available complete backup tooling

  • Repair, replace, or adjust tooling taken out of machine

  • Set-up new/move operations in order to be considered for PG6

  • Make offset changes to be considered for PG5

  • Machine reinitialization upon following:

  • Tool breakage

  • Operator cycle interruption

  • Power failure

  • Operator missequencing

  • Basic machine maintenance

  • Assist support groups

  • Monitor and clean coolant system

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Housekeeping of areas other than immediate work station

  • Performs other duties, tasks, and responsibilities as assigned by management to support Volvo Penta goals and objectives

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Capable of performing all responsibilities in department

  • Ability to train other team members

  • Knowledge and ability to program machines

  • Basic computer skills required

  • Minimum of two years machining experience

  • Capable of reading engineering drawings and specifications and the ability to follow instruction for these drawings

  • Must be able to perform repetitive bending and lifting

Education and Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent required

Equipment Used and Working Environment

  • Basic computer skills

  • Hand tools – measuring type (calipers, dial calipers, micrometer, height gage, etc.)

  • Hand truck

  • Tow motor

  • Tools, air operated

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran