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Automation Specialist

Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America Req #930
Thursday, October 8, 2020
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.

Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

Job Category:

Manufacturing/Operations

Job Description:

KI, a world class supplier of innovative and award-winning furniture solutions for business, educational, and healthcare environments, is seeking a full-time Automation Specialist to join our Green Bay manufacturing facility on our 1st shift.  A $1.00/hour raise is also given within the first year of employment.

To learn more about KI, please visit www.ki.com

Job Duties:

  • Develop and edit robot programs.

  • Troubleshoot/rectify welding issues.

  • Identify and correct fixture and part intolerance issues.

  • Systematically continue to complete items on personal development plan. Detailed and complex electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills. 

  • Use of pneumatic tools.

  • Work with the Maintenance team, Engineers, Managers and the Tool & Die team to implement new equipment installations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • PC Literacy

  • Formal robot program training

     

Value Added Skills:

  • Mechanically inclined with previous manufacturing experience, but not required

  • Team Player

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Willingness to learn

  • Ability to train on any shift

  • Positive Attitude

  • Ability to follow all safety procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Working in areas where it can get warm

  • Working in a smoke free environment

  • Activities including standing, walking, lifting, twisting and bending

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Willingness to assist in any given area of the plant if your area is slow

Shift:

  • This is a 1st Shift position

  • Hours are 7am-3pm Monday – Friday

  • Overtime during busy season

KI offers a welcoming work culture with competitive benefits for eligible employees. Benefits include:

  • 100% Employee ownership

  • Competitive health, dental, & vision insurance

  • A 401(k) Plan with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Wellness resources, including an on-site fitness center and a fitness reimbursement program

  • An educational reimbursement program

  • Company paid life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, and EAP.

  • Sick pay

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Green Bay, WI - Manufacturing, 1330 Bellevue St, Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States of America