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MS Assembler I 

LOCATION: Westminster / Maryland (US-MD), United States | BRAND: Knorr Brake Company | REQUISITION ID: 1509 | JOB GRADE:09 

 

 

Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today at www.KnorrBrake.com!

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The MS Assembler conducts pre-build inspections of components and performs basic mechanical and/or electrical assembly of components to build Microelecttrica units for use in the rail car industry according to drawing specifications. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Conduct pre-build inspections of components, noting any preexisting, handling-damage, prior to beginning the build process. 
  • Utilizing approved manufacturing work instructions, use hand, pneumatic, and power tools to assemble components, according to drawing specifications, while adhering to quality requirements and best practices.
  • Test assembled units, utilizing established testing procedures.   
  • Inform supervisor of any part or equipment defects noted during the cleaning process.
  • Monitor the shelf life of any consumables used to complete the build process. Follow all established disposal methods associated with consumable material. 
  • Provide support and assistance to other technicians and team members, as directed, and any other duties as assigned by the Cell Leader or Sr. Personnel.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment and ensure the compliance with the company's rules and policies.
  • Must be able to comply with quality, product safety, and HSE rules and regulations. Be energy conscious, if applicable. 

 

Technical Capacity: Must be able to follow work instruction and be able to use drawings  

  • Mechanical Aptitude: equipment maintenance, mechanical inspection tools and tooling 
  • Time Management to ensure equipment is ready for scheduled repair or overhaul
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making (in making job decisions, the incumbent is guided by policy, routine and procedures)

Core Competencies  

 1. Efficiency (timely completion of tasks)

  • Plans, prioritizes, and completes tasks in an appropriate manner
  • Performs tasks efficiently and effectively and meets deadlines
  • Works towards achieving targets
  • Open to new, efficient ways of working and seeks ways to improve them
  • Punctual 

2. Quality (consistently delivering products and services in compliance with expectations and standards, diligently executing tasks while keeping promises and dealing with difficulties and disruptions)

  • Works very diligently
  • Delivers appropriate work results / attention to detail
  • Communicates issues and defects
  • Contributes to high-quality results

3. Methodology (means the ability to analyze situations, make decisions within scope of the job, act cost-consciously, recognizes the effect of their performance within the company, demonstrate commitment to customers and services, work in a safe manner, work independently)

  • Obtains information necessary to perform tasks
  • Carefully looks at information from various sources before making decisions
  • Participates in reducing costs (LEAN methodology)
  • Acts in the interest of internal and external customers / communicates appropriately 
  • Abides by all safety rules, policies and guidelines

4. Commitment (ability to perform varying tasks, adapts and takes ownership to rapidly changing working conditions, as well as personal attitude towards works, diligence and motivations)

  • Able to adapt quickly to new tasks and working conditions
  • Shows dedication and willingness to contribute to the company’s success
  • Motivated and works diligently 
  • Embraces responsibility and accountability 

5. Teamwork (successful cooperation with others in the execution of joint tasks, sharing of information, respectful to others and inclusive attitude)

  • Behaves cooperatively and respectfully
  • Promotes collaborative work environment

 

Required Education

High School Diploma

 

Required Experience

0-2 Years Relevant Experience

 

Work Environment

Sitting, standing, walking, crouching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, etc.

Maximum lifting/carrying: 50 lbs. 

What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you? 

  •  A rich, competitive Health Benefit plan including a wellness program that cuts your benefit premiums down to a fraction of the original cost
  • 401(k) Plan with a 50% Company Match for the first 6% deferred plus additional safe harbor and discretionary company contributions
  • Company Paid Life and Disability Benefits
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Personal Time Off and Volunteer Time Off
  • 12 Company Paid Holidays
  • Monthly Employee Welfare Events and Volunteer Opportunities
  • Free Passes to Baltimore Zoo and Aquarium, Free Tee Times at local golf courses, and Free Gym Membership
  • Celebree Learning Center Westminster childcare discount
  • Exclusive access to travel, theme park and other attractions discounts
  • Automotive Discounts
  • Cellular service discounts
  • Special pricing on BJ’s Wholesale annual membership
  • PNC Workplace Banking and First Financial Credit Union member perks
  • Additional local business discounts


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore