Prod Tech- Block and Head- 1892 in Grand Prairie, TX at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for dedicated and passionate Production Technichians to join our team at LKQ! As a Production Technichian, you will be responsible for performing duties in the Block and Head department, included but not limited to: cleaning, painting, honing, surfacing, quality control, and head assembly. At LKQ, we offer great pay, benefits, PTO, and an employee referral program, and more! We are seeking candidates who are extremely motivated and are excited about the opportunity to support all operational processes and procedures. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!

Essential Job Duties:

  • Be familiar with ATK internal Policies, values, and ATK Quality Policy
  • Be aware of his/her process/sub process and know related procedures
  • Inspection and identification of various Cylinder Heads
  • Disassembly and cleaning of various Cylinder Heads
  • Weld Repair of various Cylinder Heads
  • Thread repair of various Cylinder Heads
  • Machining operations: seat installation, valve facing, surfacing, valve seat machining, final wash and paint
  • Pre assembly of plugs, seals and valves
  • Final assembly- cam shafts and valve train assembly
  • Packaging
  • Assemble kits for pre assembly, pulling of parts, and inventory control

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, sit, walk, push, pull, bend and have the ability to move/lift up to 50 pounds regularly. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderately loud.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (, an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!