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

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

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 (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