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Mechanic

Manufacturing

The Specialist Track – Mechanical Assembly position assembles, disassembles, and repairs specialized industrial machinery and related equipment in a machine tool manufacturing setting independently under general supervision. Personnel in the Specialist Track are direct labor personnel who are highly skilled in a specific trade who may also have limited skills in other trades and add value inside the manufacturing environment. This is a non-exempt hourly position in the Manufacturing Department. Candidates may be asked to work any shift, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as defined by Company needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Assemble machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and drawings
  • Assemble and disassemble equipment using hand tools and power tools
  • Align machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, and hand tools
  • Repair and lubricate machines and equipment as needed
  • Perform a variety of tasks/duties that may change often
  • Perform any reasonable request, within qualifications, by the Training Manager – Assembly/Field Service or any other Manager, necessary for the smooth, efficient operation of the factory and consistent production
  • Responsible for the performance of above mentioned duties with minimum supervision, as required, to the quality and safety standards acceptable by Simmons Machine Tool Corporation
  • Reports to Training Manager – Assembly/Field Service

Training and Opportunities:

Training and opportunity to learn and/or prove skills in the following disciplines include:

  • Technical Skills
  • Electrical Skills
  • Commissioning Skills
  • Milling Machining
  • Turning Machining
  • Special Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Surface Prep/Treatment
  • Material Handling
  • Large Part/Piece Rigging
  • ERP Utilization
  • Quality
  • Project Coordination
  • Inventory

Additional Responsibilities:

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for the purpose of job evaluation. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

  • Three (3) years experience as a journey-level mechanic or completion of a recognized training program in the field of mechanical assembly
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures and follow instructions
  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy and use logical step-by-step procedures to complete tasks
  • Experience with hydraulics/pneumatics, power transmissions, and tubing/piping preferred
  • Ability to work in a typical manufacturing environment and use protective equipment to avoid common hazards such as safety belts and protective glasses
  • Good communication and self-motivational skills required
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Potentially stand for an entire working shift

Character, integrity, and trustworthiness are very important attributes that Simmons Machine Tool Corporation looks for in all candidates.

Please go to https://smtgroup.com/employment/ to apply.  Resumes and cover letters can also be submitted by fax to 518-462-0371, or by regular mail to HR Dept., 1700 N. Broadway, Albany, NY 12204. Telephone calls will not be accepted.

This is a Union shop.
Simmons offers a complete medical/health care plan, 401(K), and incentive programs.
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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