THE RAYMOND CORPORATION Manufacturing Technician in MUSCATINE, Iowa

Responsible for day-to-day implementation and completion of TPS assignments, duties, and special projects as identified by the TPR Coordinator. Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Normally receives no instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignments. Must be able to work effectively with managers, supervisors and employees in the company as TPS concepts are introduced and implemented throughout the facility. Ability to read complicated drawings, mathematics, handbook formulas, and a variety of testing and measuring instruments. May be required to fabricate, assemble, machine, weld, and/or fit together parts to form complete units or subassemblies. Product is often non-repetitive and/or of customer specific design and often utilizes standard (rough) documentation and/or verbal instructions.Works from schematics, blueprints and verbal instruction. Required to participate in company Jishuken events. Some may require limited travel. May directs projects or leads task teams. May be required to work in complex work cells, and train employees within field of expertise. May use sampling, testing and measuring techniques, and perform quantitative and qualitative analyses to determine air, land, or water pollution levels. May assist in the installation and set-up of instruments and equipment. May operate electronic equipment and conduct sampling with the current line of instrumentation. May periodically inspect equipment and perform routine preventive maintenance work. May maintain records pertinent to special sampling projects performed in conjunction with governmental agencies and private institutions. Military technical training, vocational or equivalent on-the-job training is required. Requires a minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in their respective field of expertise. Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, bills of materials, schematics (electrical and hydraulic), QAPs and functional specifications. Requires a masterly knowledge of one or more assembly/welding and/or fabrication techniques, tools, test equipment, materials, machines and product. Working knowledge of the manufacturing systems and procedures, including but not specifically limited to: MRP, JP, scrap/rework, deviations, shop floor control, ECR/ECN. Effective communications skills, orally and in writing, to audiences comprised of wide skill levels. Ability to assess/define problems, collect facts, recommend/implement solutions and follow through to insure success/completion of tasks. High initiative, self-starter, work with minimum supervision utilizing personal skills, experience, initiative and judgment to determine and implement required course of action. Ability to take conceptual information/models and transfer to project implementation. Must understand company operation and procedures.