Production Technician (Wheel Core) in Tampa, FL at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth we are looking for dedicated and passionate Wheel Production Technicians. As a Wheel Production Technician, you will be responsible for identifying wheel cores for daily inventory, separating cores based on "non-usable" and "usable" and a physically inventory of the core yard weekly. The Wheel Production Technician will also be responsible for maintaining excellent customer service to internal and external customers always. 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:

1. Identifies wheel cores daily for inventory.

2. Separates cores based on "non-usable", which are thrown away and "usable", which are prioritized for production.

3. Assist in receiving process.

4. Assist in the cleaning and straightening process.

5. Complies with established company policies and procedures.

6. Assumes other duties as assigned.


Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (www.lkqcorp.com), 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!

Job Requirements

 Education and 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: Lathe, sand blaster, powder coater, hand grinder, torch set, wheel straightener, and ladder. Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery. 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 ladders, stairs and withstand heights of more than 15 feet.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. 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

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