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Production Technician

Company: Hardwire, LLC
Location: Pocomoke City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN I Summary The primary purpose of this position is to work in various positions in Hardwires manufacturing operations, creating and assembling armor products and materials. This position requires a high attention to detail, initiative and a mechanical aptitude.

Position Responsibilities: The Production Technician I handles a wide variety of situations, including: Production of armor parts to meet schedule deadlines Operating, troubleshooting and repairing equipment used in the production process Ensuring quality guidelines are followed as well as creating and maintaining any necessary records for the quality control process Following all safety procedures Maintaining knowledge and understanding of materials used and production equipment and processes Packaging material for shipment, and helping with loading and unloading of incoming and outgoing deliveries Cleaning the production and mechanical work areas Assisting in the installation of new equipment and occasional light construction Performing other duties as assigned

Education and Experience: Experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated mechanical skills is a plus Experience with quality control/inspection and/or documentation is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated attention to detail Ability to understand and resolve technical or mechanical difficulties Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions Ability to observe proper safety precautions Ability to drive and/or operate a variety of equipment Forklift certified or ability to obtain forklift certification and operate in a safe manner Ability to manage multiple priorities in a production setting and to easily adapt to changing situations while working effectively to meet deadlines Strong problem solving skills and the ability to effectively solve problems both individually and collaboratively Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees and supervisors Must possess integrity, sound judgment, initiative and a sense of urgency Must be able to work various shifts (including days, evenings, nights and weekends) to meet business needs Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations is preferable but not required Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) is preferred

Physical Demands: The position requires frequent lifting and/or moving of up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.

Work Environment: Work performed in a manufacturing environment. Exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, odors, fumes, or oils.

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt Company Description Hardwire is known for solving some of our countrys most challenging military and defense problems. For almost two decades, the Hardwire team has developed, tested, and fielded armor to protect against a variety of threats, ranging from small arms to improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to underbody blast. These efforts provided life-saving protection for our brave men and women.

Hardwire also maintains product lines for critical infrastructure and homeland security protection. Hardwire has supplied E-glass panels to the Defense Logistics Agency, equaling over 100 acres of protection in Iraq. Additionally, Hardwire has designed, produced, and installed armor on over a dozen bridges throughout the northeast United States, as well as buildings and utilities in major cities across the country.

Hardwire manufactures bulletproof shields, clipboards, whiteboards, and backpack inserts which are being used to protect police forces, SWAT teams, and most recently, schools across the country.

Hardwires armor manufacturing facilities span over 100,000 square feet and enable the Hardwire team to support large, expedient armor manufacturing programs. The capacity is anchored by two custom, state-of-art laminating presses. Using these facilities, Hardwire has become the largest producer of Dyneema armor in the world.

Keywords: Hardwire, LLC, Hampton , Production Technician, Other , Pocomoke City, Virginia

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