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Production Tech in Greenville, MI at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

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Job Description

As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for dedicated and passionate Production Tech to join LKQ! In this role, you will be identifying bumper cores to be used for inventory and sorting through to determine which items can be used in production. You will be assisting in the complete process and must be very detail-oriented. If you are looking for a fantastic career with great benefits and opportunity for growth, LKQ is for you!

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identifies bumper cores daily for inventory
  • Separates cores based on "non-usable", which are thrown away and "usable", which are prioritized for production
  • Assist in sanding - continuous use of a pneumatic orbital sander
  • Assist in the cleaning and straightening process.
  • Assist in the plastic welding process
  • Assist in the color coat (painting) process.
  • Assist in the hand detail (paint tech) process
  • Assist in the final inspection and packaging process
  • Responsible for productivity and quality control for assigned production process.
  • Maintains orderliness and housekeeping of assigned work areas.
  • Complies with established company policies and procedures.
  • Initiate and support the continual improvement of LKQ Corporation quality improvement system
  • Assumes other duties as assigned

Education & Experience: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired. Prior painting, sanding, and machining experience preferred, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to become familiar with the company's products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends.

Machines, Equipment, and Software: Sand blaster, palm sanders, DaQ sanders, hand grinder, electric and hot air welders, dent pushing tools, air blow gun, paint spray gun, and sanding block.

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet. Should not have any lifting restrictions and must not be afraid of heights. They must be able to stand for long periods, sit, walk, push, pull, bend, climb and be able to move/lift up to 75 pounds regularly. They must be able to climb stairs, and withstand heights of more than 15 feet. The employee must be able to work at a table height of 36" -- 40", bend or squat to sand ends of bumper.

LKQ offers competitive pay and a very generous Benefits package that includes:

401k Plan with generous employer match, Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability), Paid Time-Off, Paid Holiday and Tuition Reimbursement program

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts as well as an office environment. Should be able to tolerate high and low temperature levels and occasional inclement driving conditions. Must have high energy level, and the ability to work under pressure. This position requires individuals to occasionally be on their feet except when operating machinery, or performing supervisory responsibilities. Experience with forklift, order selector, pallet jack, and pull cart is preferred.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career