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Assembly and Distribution Associate (Kalamazoo, MI)
Ref No.: 18-03774
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 06/18/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring Assembly and Distribution Associates to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Kalamazoo, MI.

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Job Title: Assembly and Distribution Associate
Work Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Duration: Long-term contract with option to hire
Education/Experience Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Job Description:

This will be a floater position that will move between assembly and distribution to fill in where demand is highest. This person will be trained in the basics of both departments to help off load the full time staff of some of the similar duties.

  • Operate low pressure air testers to test cartridge seal
  • Following the pressure testing safety procedure, perform hydro-testing on faces, glands, sleeves, and seal assemblies
  • Safely conduct seal assembly, repair, and testing of mechanical seals and components
  • Conduct collaboration and teamwork with the existing assembly, testing, and repair team
  • Precision assembly of both cartridge and non-cartridge seals by following procedures and assembly drawings per seal assembly artisan program
  • Perform repairs mechanical seals including decontamination and disposition of seal components
  • Build face inserts and lapping the assembled inserts to print specifications
  • Sort, match and assemble pick/packs.
  • Pull and issue material on the pick/packs by dates, visually inspect parts for chips, cracks, etc., making sure the material and order match.
  • Wrap, box, label and carton material for shipping customer goods while maintaining the highest value in customer packaging for maximum customer service in a most accurate, timely and efficient manner.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Strong self-motivation, willingness to learn, and work ethics
  • Have basic mechanical knowledge of hand tools
  • Flexibility to change direction to meet changing business needs
  • Have a basic understanding of instrumentation and gauging
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Lifting devices/aids will be provided for heavier objects
Preferred Skills:
  • An introductory understanding of plumbing components and fitting preferred
  • Ability to read P&ID diagrams preferred
  • Trade school, automation training, or other education encouraged
  • Experience with inventory systems
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