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Manufacturing Technician 2

Location US-TN-Jonesborough
Job ID
Manufacturing and Production - Other


The Manufacturing Technician 2 position will perform duties within the Manufacturing area at the Jonesborough, TN facility.


This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. 

Those who express interest may be considered for current and future positions.


This position may be filled at the level posted or at the next higher level.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

100% - Under general supervision and following established policies, the Manufacturing Technician 2 performs assignments requiring general use and application of concepts, practices and techniques.


Duties include:

  • Operation and set-up of various machinery and shop equipment such as but not limited to manual lathes, engravers, presses, mills, furnaces, automated welding, painting booths, and/or engine lathes.
  • Use and read inspection gaging equipment. Operation of inspection equipment.
  • Inspection of product both in process and post process.
  • Screening of product lots.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
  • Fabricating quality product to Customer specifications.
  • Maintaining count and traceability of parts including tagging rejected parts.
  • Performing rework of parts as necessary.
  • Advanced data collection, analysis and reporting activities. Collect, analyze and utilize SPC data.
  • Assists in troubleshooting processes and providing escalation/feedback to appropriate personnel.
  • Completing and maintaining daily production reports and records.
  • Maintaining a clean and neat work space.
  • Assisting with preventive maintenance activities.
  • Communicating daily process, machine, product status or other relevant manufacturing information to employee(s) and/or supervisor(s) who report to work on the next shift.
  • Reporting abnormalities related to production, maintenance, safety or quality to supervisor.
  • Performing duties in other areas of the facility as required to support production.
  • Transports materials to and from operations as required.
  • Loading and unloading of parts/blanks.

This position may require occasional overtime as required to meet critical schedule milestones.


Hight School Diploma or equivalent preferred and 1 year of related experience. Requires the ability to interface effectively with support groups such as Maintenance, Quality and Engineering and work effectively in a team environment. Valid drivers license required. Must be able to work 10 plus hours per shift, may be required to work any shift, 1st, 2nd or 3rd and must be available to work overtime and on weekends as needed to support production efforts.


U.S. Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.


Work Environment and Physical Requirements:


The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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