Manufacturing Associate

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Manufacturing/Production Workers
ABB is seeking a Manufacturing Associates to join our Power Products division and perform general labor to manufacture world class small power transformers within our Crystal Springs, MS facility.
The Manufacturing Associate is responsible for working from drawings and specification sheets to assemble and finish work on all types of transformers, such as, but not limited to, fabricate and install leads and lead supports, fabricate, assemble, and install tap changers, accessories and component parts, join leads and buss bars, perform assembly operations such as, but not limited to, internal assembly, tanking, and finishing. One will work from winding drawings and specification sheets, set up and operate coil winding machines to wind power transformer conductor as required to support production requirements.
Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Install leads, bushings, tap changers and accessories
Install and fabricate buss bars and various copper connections
Fabricate internal leads and lugs
Operate vacuum pump equipment
Perform simple wiring diagnostic testing
Installation of external chambers and conservator units
Rotate mandrel and wind coil using foot pedal
Guide strap/wire with 2 hands onto coil as mandrel turns
Use mallet to hammer strap into place as mandrel turns
Load wire reel to spool rack
Work on adjustable platform
Shot blast to remove scale, slag and dirt from tanks and parts
Set up and operate machines such as press brakes, shears, rolls, drills and saws
Load/unload tractor trailers using forklifts and dolly
Deliver parts and materials to factory floor and other designated areas
Sanding and touch up painting of transformer
Perform simple winding operations
Wiring of control cabinet accessories, switches and components
Perform finishing, pressure tests and assemble work on transformers
Comply with all job-related safety requirements
Additional duties may be assigned, as required
Basic qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
6+ Months experience in a manufacturing environment
Preferred qualifications:
2+ years of comparable experience working in a manufacturing environment
Forklift operation certification
Crane and hoist training
Experience working in confined spaces
Proven basic math skills and the ability read measurement tools
Ability to read a blueprint and know the meaning of a dotted line and a solid line
Understanding of a manufacturing environment, terminology, and processes
Technical background is a plus
Local candidates are preferred - no relocation assistance will be provided
Additional information
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB
ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.
Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.
Crystal Springs, Mississippi, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Transformers
Date posted: 2019-01-09 Job function: Production and Manufacturing Publication ID: US66348649_E3
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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