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Position Overview:

Arcosa Wind Towers is seeking aContinuous Improvement Technician.This position supports continuous improvement at the facility through the fabrication of engineered solutions to drive waste elimination within our manufacturing processes.

Location:Newton, IA

What you will do:

  • Follow all safety rules and practices
  • Fabricate engineered solutions generated through Lean activities such as: 5S, OpEx, and safety related root cause analysis problem solving measures (involves use of hand tools, power tools, weld, electrical and electronic test equipment as needed by project)


``` - - Ergonomic improvements - Work station improvements and tool boards - shelves, boards, brackets, fixtures, gauges, etc. - Creating visual display signage

  • Provide cost analysis and recommendation on fabricate vs buy scenarios as needed

  • Maintain work area adhering to a high standard of organization and upkeep of tools and materials

  • Support CI in root cause analysis/problem solving activities for reoccurring abnormalities as needed where fabrication of an engineered solution is warranted

  • Provide regular and consistent project updates

  • Properly maintain assigned equipment and perform routine TPM as required


``` - Other duties as assigned

What youll need:

  • Be a dynamic team player, self-starter and results-oriented employee
  • 2 years steel fabrication experience (preferred)
  • Ability to self-motivate and stay on task without direct supervision
  • Ability to read blueprints and CAD details
  • The ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift, walk, climb stairs, ladders and catwalks up to 60 feet as required

Working Conditions:

  • Shop environment experiencing high and low temperatures, loud noises typical of a manufacturing plant
  • Hourly position, generally Monday Friday but the ideal candidate would be available for 1^st^, 2^nd^, 3^rd^ or 4^th^ shift coverage as needed as specific projects warrant
  • Work environment includes plant, warehouse, production and non-production areas including plant grounds as needed
  • In rare instances, position may require work/maintenance coverage beyond normal hours, shift, or on weekends/holidays to support production continuation
    • Benefits
  • Benefits Include:
    • Health and Pharmacy
    • Dental and Vision
    • Critical Illness
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Company Paid Life and ADandD Insurance
    • Voluntary Life and ADandD Insurance
    • 401(k) W/Company Match
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Voluntary Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program

\ \ Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity