- Lean Manufacturing
- Programmable Logic Controllers
Nascote Industries, a member of the Magna family of companies, is a progressive manufacturer of quality, injection-molded exterior automotive parts located 50 miles east of St. Louis in Nashville, Illinois. Nascote began production in 1987 and continues to be a stable manufacturer in the area. Today, the company is able to produce over two million parts annually and supplies components for Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan and BRP. These products are shipped to automotive assembly plants around the world. Our team approach to service our customers has helped establish a secure future. We continue to diversify our customer base while maintaining strong relationships with those whom we supply. We are proud of the quality and workmanship of every part we supply to our customers.
The Maintenance Technician will report directly to the Molding Manager or his designee. Nascote offers a very competitive compensation package including quarterly and annual profit sharing.
Troubleshoots and installs electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical equipment and devices. Reads and interprets PLC languages, determines roots causes of repetitive equipment failures and develops preventative measures. Performs general electrical construction: Installs conduit, electrical enclosures, electrical controllers, switches, etc. Troubleshoots and repairs electronic hydraulic, pneumatic controllers and devices, and HVAC. Analyzes equipment problems, determines root causes and recommends solutions. Performs general mechanical work including welding, pipe fitting, equipment installation and fabrication work. Balances rotating equipment. Measures and makes appropriate changes to paint booth and over air flow to maintain system balance. Maintains a high quality level of work; results of work should indicate good craftsmanship in an environment that produces schedule changes on short notice. Maintains an acceptable attendance record and works overtime as required. Accurately completes written documentation of activities as required (work orders, PO requests, etc.). Reports any abnormalities of tools, parts or equipment to the Supervisor. Loads and unloads equipment or materials related to maintenance and facilities projects. Maintains a clean and safe work area. Participates in department meetings. Submits cost reduction and Innovation ideas. Performs other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge and Education
Required: Minimum A.S. technical degree. Preferred: Specialization in electronics, electrical power and controls, fluid power transfer, MIG welding, HVAC, crane operation and rigging training classes.
Required: Two years maintenance troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing facility. One year continuous work experience.
Skills and Competencies
Must have good problem solving skills. Must work well with others. Must have good communication skills – both verbal and written. Must have good math skills. Must have forklift and manlift operator’s license.
Must be able to at least meet the physical demands as defined by the current production requirements and the job function evaluation. Manufacturing environment requiring the knowledge and use of special safety precautions.
Nascote is a company of people dedicated to being the premier supplier of plastic systems and components, including design, development and verification. We will provide the highest quality products and service at the best value to our customers. We believe the people of Nascote and their focus on Customer Obsession, Safety, Quality and Continuous Improvement (utilizing lean manufacturing principles) are the keys to our long term success. We will achieve this through effective teamwork and by providing our people with appropriate training, proper resources and a safe work environment. Our business will be conducted in a fashion that guarantees respect for every individual from our employees and customers to our suppliers and shareholders by creating an atmosphere that builds trust and provides opportunity for achievement.