3rd Shift Lead / Process Technician

Anderson Power Products

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Sterling, MA
Third Shift

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We're hiring 3rd Shift Lead / Process Technician in Sterling, Massachusetts. This is your chance to join a dynamic company that strives to provide a workplace where employees feel empowered, valued, stimulated, and connected to the business. So we’d love for you to explore our opportunities!


ANDERSON POWER PRODUCTS®, a wholly owned subsidiary of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, Inc., is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of electrical power connectors. Anderson Power Products partners with leading edge companies to create innovative connector designs that leverage contact technology and high power expertise to provide superior value to the power electronics industry. Applications include leading edge technology and next generation power requirements in industries such as alternate energy (wind, solar, fuel cell), datacenter and server power supply design and electrical distribution, electric vehicles, LED lighting, and battery charging.


IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is a global, growing multi-national corporation creating some of the world’s most innovative technology. Our products have been instrumental in helping mankind reach from the South Pole to the Moon by serving technicians and trade professionals across a wide range of industries, from electrical to construction to aerospace to automotive. Yet, at the heart of all of this, we are a family business. This unique balance makes us unlike any other company. It allows us to plan in generations, not quarters. It gives us the patience to let industry-transforming innovations come to fruition. And the ability to invest in our communities, bringing jobs and capital to the places we live.


SUMMARY OF POSITIONResponsible for planning and directing molding, staking, and assembly operation for the assigned shift following prescribed objectives and quality standards, set-up and break down production orders, and train associates in work methods, procedures, quality standards, and safety. This position reports to the Plant Operations Manager.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Plan and oversee molding operation on assigned shift to maximize quality output and efficiency while meeting customer requirements. Train associates, including temporary employees in proper work methods, procedures, quality and safety to meet production requirements. Maintain equipment to minimize down time; troubleshoot quality and process issues as required Monitor production orders to maintain cost and quality standards and adjust process as necessary to keep production going, reporting any discrepancies to appropriate person. Actively participate in the providing performance input of shift employees to the production manager. Participate as member of a project team and/or cross-functional team as required. Support lean project implementations on shift. Perform other related duties as required.


REQUIREMENTS High school diploma with additional technical training and experience in molding machine set-up and operation.  3-5 years’ experience in related field with experience in providing shift employees lead and direction on shift work.  Need initiative and hands-on experience to resolve problems, able to work as member of a team, and knowledge of computer systems required. Must have the knowledge of OSHA and other federal and state regulations. Lean manufacturing experience is preferred.  Ability to lift and carry between 10-50 lbs. consistently with a minimum of five to six times in an hour, and weights up to 200 lbs. using hand trucks.  Ability to stand on feet for long periods. This position requires repetitive reaching, stretching, lifting and twisting. Working conditions include some dust, dirt, noise, with restricted workspaces, but not to the point of being objectionable.