United Technologies Corporation Production Associate I in Wilson, North Carolina

Job ID: 49626BR

City: Wilson

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Hourly and others

Job Type: Full-Time

Description:

Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) Systems is currently seeking a Production Associate I on second shift for the Kidde FPS business headquartered in Wilson, NC. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close to 900 employees with offices in the UK, Australia, France and Germany. Kidde FPS is part of UTC Aerospace Systems, a global organization of over 40,000 employees worldwide.

Function:

Under direct supervision, performs routine and repetitive assembly operations and processes. Requires use of a few simple hand tools. Ensure work is accomplished with high quality, in a timely fashion and is compliant with all company, city, state and federal regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learn to set up and assemble parts.

  • Demonstrate proper use of simple hand and machine tools.

  • Learn to accurately read and follow procedures, routing and other work instructions.

  • Responsible for quality product standards with no defects.

  • Meet customer deadlines.

  • Responsible for building parts that meet customer expectations.

  • Responsible to comply with applicable elements of quality systems.

  • Participate in cost reduction plans and continuous improvement plans/events, as required.

  • Participate in audits.

  • Acquire applicable skill/knowledge/certifications as required.

  • Maintain materials, equipment, and work area in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Comply with all rules and regulations of United Technologies, including, but not limited to: Environmental Health and Safety, Ethics, International Trade Compliance and Human Resources.

  • Complete assigned tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department objectives and to develop individual skills.

  • Check work methods and results for conformance to standards and re-instruct as required.

  • Report to lead or supervisor on work progress and updates including conditions surrounding failures to meet quality standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

*Education / Certifications

High School Diploma or equivalent required

CRC preferred

*Experience / Qualifications

0-2 years’ experience; 6 months required in a manufacturing setting

Career Readiness Certification (CRC) strongly preferred

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • Successful completion of training modules associated with job grade.

  • The ability to follow assembly instruction.

  • The ability to effectively work in an environment requiring repetitive job responsibilities.

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • The ability to understand end uses of products being built.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Attention to detail in order to ensure safety and quality.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • The ability to work in a team to support work capacity in a fast-paced environment.

  • Intermediate computer skills in terms of typing, navigating screens and learning new software programs.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • The ability to take direction from more experienced coworkers, leads and supervisors.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for 6-8 hours at a time

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs with or without accommodation

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or person granted status as an asylee.

  • Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.

  • Comply with EH&S policies and procedures at all times, including wearing appropriate PPE. Attend EH&S trainings as required. Report unsafe practices and/or conditions to the appropriate individuals to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards. Recommend improvements to EH&S practices in order to create a safer workplace.

Qualification:

0-2 years’ experience; 6 months required in a manufacturing setting

Career Readiness Certification (CRC) strongly preferred

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have:

  • Successful completion of training modules associated with job grade.

  • The ability to follow assembly instruction.

  • The ability to effectively work in an environment requiring repetitive job responsibilities.

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • The ability to understand end uses of products being built.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Attention to detail in order to ensure safety and quality.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • The ability to work in a team to support work capacity in a fast-paced environment.

  • Intermediate computer skills in terms of typing, navigating screens and learning new software programs.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • The ability to take direction from more experienced coworkers, leads and supervisors.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for 6-8 hours at a time

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs with or without accommodation

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident Alien, or person granted status as an asylee.

  • Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.

  • Comply with EH&S policies and procedures at all times, including wearing appropriate PPE. Attend EH&S trainings as required. Report unsafe practices and/or conditions to the appropriate individuals to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards. Recommend improvements to EH&S practices in order to create a safer workplace.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.