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Technical Associate

Location: GREENFIELD, TN, United States
Job Family : Manufacturing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 19, 2021
Job ID: 20773

Job Description
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With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

This role is responsible for ensuring production assembly cell is actively engaged to meet daily customer demand and production schedule; provides effective training to the assembly cell and ensures safety and quality standards are maintained at all times; will assemble products by using a variety of hand tools, fixtures, work instructions, and test equipment to perform a series of operations to correctly assemble/test products.

1. Direct and motivate employees within the work cell. 2. Maintain a safe workplace for fellow associates. 3. Train new associates and cross train existing workforce. 4. Be familiar with the parts and how to properly inspect them. 5. Troubleshoot equipment and perform minor repairs in a safe manner. 6. Be aware of proper methods to handle and process the parts to prevent damage. 7. Use adjustable measuring instruments, load parts in machine, start machining operations, remove finished parts, inspect and gauge as required. 8. Lead and/or support the Lean initiatives that affect the area and the facility including 5S, set-up reduction, TPM and standard work. 9. Work with team members to identify continuous improvement opportunities; Constantly identify and eliminate waste in assigned departments; Participate in cost-reduction programs. 10. Complete and submit BARN reports as required. 11. Lead a High Performance Team. 12. Ensure quality standards are met that emphasize and focus on continuous improvement to improve manufacturing capability and reduce rework and scrap. 13. Ensure process stability through following standardized work. 14. Promote and enforce compliance of safety policies and procedures; Address safety non-compliance as well as report near misses using electronic method. 15. Know how to properly scrap parts. 16. Record and post hourly, daily, and weekly production totals. 17. Maintain TIB/HPT Boards. 18. Opening Plant and preparing areas for production. 19. Closing Plant and following security procedures to secure the plant. 20. Daily/Weekly PM’s. 21. Department internal movements. 22. Cell Level Leadership. 23. Will work as a member of the cell, target 80% direct labor.

Must have demonstrated leadership abilities; must have the ability to lead a diverse group as well as lead an HPT Team; must have ability to effectively work with people in a team environment and at various levels of the organization; must have excellent attendance record and work history; Kaizen involvement preferred. Education and/or Experience: Proficient knowledge of machining practices and fundamentals required; Completion with a passing score in Quality 101, Ramsey Mechanical Aptitude Tests; High School Diploma or GED required. Communication Skills: Ability to read and comprehend written and oral instructions, work orders, procedures, prints, and short correspondence; must possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Mathematical Skills: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers including decimals and fractions; requires analytical use of complicated part specifications and drawings, handbook formulas, charts, and tables; requires the ability to use various types of measuring instruments and equipment. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Other Skills and Abilities: Requires the ability to operate various machines and equipment to include hoist, pallet jacks, and various types of precision measuring instruments such as optical comparator, gauge blocks, indexing chuck, hardness tester, spring tester, torque meter, Trimos, fluke meter, height gauge, and other gauges; requires the knowledge of precision inspection methods and procedures; proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Excel and MSS preferred. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger or touch objects, tools, or controls, push and pull objects, and lift and/or move 5 to 20 lbs. The associate is occasionally required to bend and stoop, repetitively handle parts or tools, and lift and/or move 25 to 40 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color acuity, near acuity and depth perception. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and encounters water or liquids. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and
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