Sage Automotive Interiors - Control Equipment Technician

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Recruitment #11-499-04


In Cooperation with  
Piedmont Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

The fundamental idea behind Sage has never changed: We design and manufacture innovative interiors that complete the automotive experience. Sage Automotive Interiors is a company of lifelong learners motivated by meaningful work. At a global company focusing for sustainability, there is always work to do, space to learn and opportunity to mobilize your career in any direction.

Potential employment opportunities exist for our Sharon facility in Abbeville:

Control Equipment Technician

Starting Wage Range: $23.12-$29.02

Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Engineering Service Manager responsibilities include:  maintaining all plant equipment, troubleshooting on plant equipment, maintaining computer systems, welding as necessary, ensuring all electrical systems operate properly, repairing circuit  boards, maintaining PM sheets on equipment, working on breakdowns, maintaining air systems, doing daily routine and general maintenance. Each associate is responsible for their own safety. 

Machines, tool, and equipment used:
Welder, Grinder, Hand Tools, Hoses, Air Gauge, Vice, Drill Press, Torch, Carts, Tool Box, Volt Meter, Flashlight, Band Saw, Ladders, Computer, Solder Gun, A Frame, Lathe, Hoist/Power Truck, Jacks, Volt Meter, Flow Meter, Pipe Fitter, Pipe Bender, Weave Machine, Inspection Frames, Wrenches

Materials Used:
Paper products, Tape, Rubber Bands, Paper Clips, Pen/Pencil, Lab Chemicals, Glue, Wire, Cleaning Solution, Loom Control Card, Brushes, Oil, Pipe Cleaner, Tie Straps, Light Bulbs, Paint, Shop Towels, Grease

Job Requirements:
Ability to read & write, Comprehend written & verbal instructions, Good organizational skills, Ability to perform various computer operations, Ability to prioritize tasks, Ability to work in a team environment, Basic math skills, Good visual perception, Good interpersonal relationship skills
Education Requirements:
2 years above High School Education/Training – Preferred
Other Requirements:
Must submit to & pass a drug screen. Must comply with all company rules, including but not limited to: safety, attendance & other job specifications

Physical Requirements:
Standing – Perform daily work on plant machinery, to replace parts as needed for different equipment, to view computer & input information, to troubleshoot equipment, work off ladders, must be able to stay of feet for duration of a 12 hr. shift. Accounts for approx. 20% of the skill requirement
Sitting – Performed daily to attend meetings, operate computer and test equipment, work on power trucks, operate power trucks, perform electrical test, work on electrical boards and to plot SPC charts. Accounts for approx. 15% of the skill requirement
Moving – Usually in the form of walking to perform routine check on equipment, to water samples at the pond, to work on and inspect power trucks and hoist, to update charts/graphs and to audit the building and grounds. Must be able to move freely in a throughout weave catwalk 16” wide. Accounts for approx. 45% of the skill requirement
Climbing – Performed 5-10 times daily to climb a maximum of 18 steps to the gantry to work on head of machines. Use ladders to work on overhead items & to operate power equipment. Accounts for approx. 15% of the skill requirement
Lifting – Up to 25 lbs. To handle hand tools, equipment, hoist, power truck tires, operate electrical equipment, to access doors on power trucks and hoist. Performed 75-100 times daily & accounts for 15% of the skill requirement.
Pushing/Pulling – Performed 50-70 times daily to use hand tools, to move hand cars/buggies, to open/close gates/cabinets/drawer/doors/& to move chain operated doors. Must be able to push oiler, battery grease gun & pull various lever & handles on equipment. Accounts for 20% of skill requirement
Reaching – Must be able to reach freely to work on plant equipment, test waterand waste treatment, open and close file drawers, operate hand tools, answer phones, use computer, power tools. Performed numerous times accounts for 15% of skill requirement
Visual Acuity – Normal vision required
Bending/Stooping – Performed 150-200 times daily to work on machinery, to pick up tools & supplies, to inspect and audit equipment, to get material from the toolbox, open and close file drawers and to do welding.  Accounts for 15% of skill requirement.
Other – Must be able to hear for person to person communication & emergency alarms
Safety Equipment Required – Hearing protection, safety shoes, apron, rubber gloves, safety goggles (when using compressed air)

This reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the essential function of the job identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

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