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Danfoss Production Machining Technician - 2nd shift in AMES, Iowa

Production Machining Technician - 2nd shift Requisition ID: 25705 Job Location(s): Ames, IA, US Job DescriptionAt Danfoss we build high quality, state of the art hydraulic pumps and motors to achieve more with less to power agricultural and construction machinery. We engineer impact where it counts, from the farms that feed to the modern city. Danfoss in Ames has an opening for a 2nd shift Production Machining Technician. The hours for this position are Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm with the potential for overtime.**This position is eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus**AProduction Machining Technicianencompasses the job functions required to fabricate raw material for use in assembly using conventional, special purpose and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathe and mill equipment. This function is an internal supplier for our assembly areas.Employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of employment which include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, annual bonus program, paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents, a great working environment including 100% climate-controlled facility and much more! Danfoss offers 3 weeks paid PTO accrued over each bi-weekly paycheck plus 13 paid holidays including annual paid shutdown week between Christmas and New Year's. We pride ourselves on growing our human potential and encourage career growth within our facilities.Job ResponsibilitiesThe position will be measured as follows:Attendance and Interactions: Follows attendance guidelines, rarely absent or late, pre-schedules and pre-approves absences.The position will interact with co-workers in the same machining cell.The position will interact with a "Team Coordinator" which is the subject matter expert on the machining cell.The position will take instruction for the Team Leader.Safety: Follows safety and housekeeping standards and procedures, uses appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), looks after the safety of others.Quality: Follows standard work procedures, self acknowledges and corrects mistakes, works to avoid errors and get it right the first time.Verifies conformance of finished work piece to specifications.Understands proper use and care of all gages and inspection equipment used in the cell used to verify conformance of work piece to specifications.Productivity: Ability to meet or exceed productivity goals, manages time wisely, stays on task requiring little supervision to get the job done.Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.Background and SkillsEducation:High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-year certificate in Machining or Advanced Manufacturing from college or technical school or Associate Tool and Die Degree preferred.Required Skills or traits for the position:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to interpret prints, read gauges and units from standard to metric. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations.Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Danfoss - Engineering TomorrowAt Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do busine

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