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Manufacturing Associate

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is seeking a Manufacturing Associate for its South Boston, VA location. This role is responsible for performing duties in a manner fully compliant with prevailing safety and quality procedures and policies. Maintain housekeeping standards

Your responsibilities

  • Assemble product ensuring the highest quality to meet customer requirements and delivery.
  • Assembly tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Core Coil Assembly
  • HV & LV Connection or Assembly 1
  • Tanking
  • Network Tanking & Switch Assembly
  • LFH/Process Unit
  • Wiring
  • Final & Shipping
  • Follow established work instructions in a customized manufacturing environment. Very hands on process.
  • Use computer to check schedules, update manufacturing status of jobs, etc.
  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, check sheets, etc.
  • Operate various types of cranes and fork trucks to aid in material handling.
  • Continually monitor quality of work, addressing and resolving inquiries and problems.
  • Participate in continuous improvements initiatives.
  • Participate actively in team meetings and group discussions.
  • Interface with other departments to accurately communicate information.
  • Must be willing to cross train in multiple skills.
  • Assist in the training of other employees.
  • Must be a team player but able to work independently.
  • Available to work overtime as required including weekends.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned by management.

Your background

  • High School degree or GED equivalent required.
  • Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the United States
  • Previous manufacturing, welding, mechanical assembly or electrical experience is desirable.
  • Transformer assembly experience.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to operate industrial equipment, including cranes and forklifts.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and simple schematics.
  • Previous manufacturing, welding or electrical experience is desirable.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing including 4Q, JIDOKA, 6S, etc.

More about us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com Hitachi ABB Power Grids is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.dol.go v/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/ posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf. 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 Hitachi ABB Power Grids career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi ABB Power Grids HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: us-pg-askhr@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Publication date

2021-08-09

Reference Number

US50870910_E5

Basic Info
Location South Boston, Virginia, USA
Job type Full-Time
Contract Regular/Permanent

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