AssociateTechnician Production (2nd Shift) in Mesa, AZ at ZF

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

2nd Shift - 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

General Summary:
Under minimal supervision, assists, performs and learns basic electrical control systems, electronics, mechanical and hydraulic maintenance on conventional and NC/Automatic machine tool repair and trouble-shooting..

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance of production equipment, cleaning and rebuilding of spare parts as required.
  • Dismantle, move, assemble, install and repair all types of conventional and NC/automatic machine tools including lathes, mills, punch presses, die casting machines, injection and compression plastic molding machines, automatic screw machines and the like.
  • Dismantle, install and upgrade equipment of fairly complicated design from blueprints, layout plans, operating and repair manuals and often works from verbal instructions.
  • Perform electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic trouble-shooting and repair.
  • Set up and operates conventional machine tools and fabrication machinery to rework or fabricate new parts.
  • Perform minor rebuilding projects on major machine tools and equipment.
  • May orient, train, assign and check the work of lower level technicians.
  • Support and share knowledge with operators and other technicians.
  • May perform routine and repetitive production activities where work is of a machine loading and tending nature such as assembling and post-processing of inflators


Good communication skills both oral and written. Must be certified in SPC and HAZCOM. Have working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic systems to make repairs as needed. Have basic high and low voltage electrical skills and to use test equipment, voltmeter, amp meter, etc. Familiarity and use of PLC/skills to T.S. major machine faults
Ability to dismantle, install, upgrade equipment of fairly complicated design from blue prints, detailed drawings or instructions/sketches.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to use small hand tools. Must be able to lift 40 lbs regularly and perform continuous, active, physical effort. Work may require the use of specialized safety equipment. Prolonged period(s) of standing required.
Must be certified in SPC and HAZCOM.

As with all positions, will have responsibility for the following:
Safety and Environmental:
Safety Meetings

Safety Inspections

Incident Investigations and Corrective Actions

Protective Equipment

Safety/Environmental Regulations and Practices

Waste and Wastewater Management

Operations and Maintenance of Equipment

Pollution Prevention

Regulatory Updates

Promotion of product quality and attainment of customer satisfaction by supporting plant quality objectives.

Supports and actively participates in continuous improvement activities and applies Lean principles in efforts to reduce variation in our products and our processes.

ZF Mesa Operations screening process includes a substance abuse screening test, ATF lifetime background check, and a verification of eligibility for employment.

U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident Status Required

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
High School Diploma/GED required
Some related certification or 60 credit hours towards a technical degree

Experience and Skill Requirements
1+ years


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