Company: Dover Corporation
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Warn Automotive, part of Vehicle Service Group is a world leader
in driveline disconnect technology. Our heritage comes from making
WWII surplus Jeeps easier to drive on the road with the first
unlocking hubs. We continue today by making disconnects for cars,
trucks, and SUVs around the world. These trusted technologies come
from years of innovation and listening to our customer's needs. We
have a bright future ahead so come join our growing team at Warn
Working independently and collaboratively with others, this
position plays an integral role in executing our mission,
philosophy, and commitment to providing high quality products and
exceptional customer service to our internal and external
customers. In addition to maintaining a high level of trust,
integrity and ethical standards, all employees are also expected to
promote a culture of safety by following all safety procedures,
protocols and guidelines while working in a manner that minimizes
the risk of damage to property and injury to the employee and
Under close supervision, operates bench-type or floor-mounted
machines (e.g. drill presses, grinders, broaches, screw machines,
manual and CNC mills and lathes, shrink-wrap machines, saws etc.)
within production operations. Operation is routine and
The essential functions of this position require prioritizing and
completing all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner,
adjusting for changing priorities and availability of resources,
and demonstrating initiative in identifying additional job-related
tasks to be completed when time permits.
1. Perform machinist duties as assigned using standard procedures,
tools, materials, machines and equipment in a fast-paced work
environment while meeting all established production expectations
2. Follow well-established guidance from specified process
instructions, blueprints, and communicated instructions from other
3. Implement the Quality Policy and Procedures in all aspects of
daily duties and responsibilities, including evaluating unusual vs.
ideal and usual quality based on finished product sound, vibration,
temperature, operation and appearance. Inspect parts and products
to detect and identify potential defects, anomalies, surface
quality non-conformities, and other forms of observable physical or
structural product quality deficiencies using personal observations
in conjunction with inspection, measuring and calibration
4. Operate machine while loading and tending runs of parts, or
performing one-step operations on individual parts, including
making simple machine adjustments and running one or more machines
as directed or requested.
5. Collaborate with Warn Automotive leadership and team members
during team meetings, system reviews, safety meetings, and other
forms of problem-solving discussions to further define and improve
department strategies designed to meet and exceed quality
objectives. Participate meaningfully in Warn Automotive safety
activities like R3, Safety Committees, Safety checklist/audits,
team Safety projects, etc., as directed or requested.
6. Serve as a role model for and mentor less experienced or new
machinists on machining process, responsible and efficient time
management, commitment to exceeding quality and production
expectations, professional and respectful communication, and safe
work habits. Train other machinists on process and procedure as
directed and provide necessary follow-up and guidance to achieve
professional development objectives.
7. Complete special projects and other duties as assigned to meet
team, department and organizational goals while actively
demonstrating accountability and responsibility for achieving
desired outcomes and
measureable results. Special projects and assignments may include,
but are not limited to, (a) rotating through all stations of
machining within the assigned team to provide necessary support and
coverage as directed, as well as an assignment to rotate to another
team as required to meet production requirements, (b) writing or
updating training manuals, and/or (c) offering input during Warn
Automotive selection process.
8. Communicate in a professional, respectful and courteous manner
with all employees, customers, vendors, visitors and others with
whom we may work or interact. Contribute to a successful work group
through positive interactions, active listening, meaningful
collaborations, and the constructive exchange of ideas designed to
meet or exceed the organization's strategic goals.
9. Performs other various duties as may be assigned.
Due to the nature and scope of the essential functions of this
position, the importance of personal interactions with coworkers,
and the availability of job-related tools, equipment and resources
at work, performance of the essential functions requires regular,
consistent availability, accessibility, and presence on-site.
Approximately 40 hours / week may be required to efficiently
perform the job duties of this position, including presence at
designated internal and external meetings. This position may also
require availability and accessibility to respond to and address
emergencies and critical situations outside of normal business
operating hours in the early mornings, evenings and/or during
weekends. Overtime may be scheduled and required to meet
Required Education and/or Experience:
1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
2. Six months' machining experience required.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
1. Strong oral and written communication skills commensurate with
the job tasks and position necessary to communicate clearly and
effectively with internal and external customers while providing
exceptional quality of work and outstanding customer service.
Ability to present information in a manner designed to educate or
inform other team members and customers in one-on-one or group
interactions as directed.
2. Ability to review, comprehend, interpret, process and evaluate
effectively written work instructions and procedures written in
English, prints, specs and diagrams, and tool gauges, measuring
devices and inspection tools in conjunction with the performance of
the essential functions and other assigned job duties.
3. Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills including
ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment while
maintaining a calm, rational and respectful demeanor and
communication style in times of stress occasioned by work demands,
tight timelines, heavy production expectations, unexpected quality
control issues, and other work-related issues or concerns that may
cause a heightened level of anxiety, frustration, anger,
disappointment, confusion, etc.
4. Strong technical, trouble-shooting, problem solving, research,
organizational and analytical skills, combined with the ability to
prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines. Ability to
multitask is also essential while remaining flexible with changing
priorities and deadlines.
5. Well-reasoned decision making with a high attention to detail
regarding organization, planning, work flow, and project
prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and
6. Must be enthusiastic about adopting Warn Automotives' Core
Values: Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit, Winning Through
Customer Focused Innovation, Respects and Values People,
Expectations for Results, and High Ethical Standards, Openness, and
7. Highly ethical, self-motivated individual with ability to work
independently and/or with limited direction, as well as
cooperatively in a team environment, while consistently
demonstrating collaborative, respectful and productive work
The physical demands described below are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
1. Receive, understand, evaluate and appropriately respond to
communications from employees, members of management, customers,
vendors, and visitors using available technology, in person and in
a public setting when necessary.
2. Work for extended periods of time in a stationary position daily
while performing repetitive machinist-related movements that may
include consistently grasping, moving, and manipulating parts,
tools, equipment and product in conjunction with completing
required job tasks.
3. Maintain professional and respectful communication style to
ensure reactions and responses to both emergency and non-emergency
situations serve as an example to others of appropriate workplace
4. Provide intellectually sound and well-reasoned answers,
recommendations and solutions to identified business problems,
issues and/or questions. Efficiently and quickly analyze, process,
manipulate, and accurately record extensive amounts of data (some
of which is technical in nature) and other information that serves
as the basis for this position.
5. Observe and detect product anomalies, quality deficiencies and
potential safety hazards using sound, vibration, appearance,
temperature, performance, and other measurable quality control
6. Move to, from and within the designated work area frequently and
consistently throughout the work day and regularly throughout our
building and/or across Warn Automotive-related property site
locations, possibly during inclement weather.
7. Use a personal computer or other technology devices frequently
and consistently for the purpose of reviewing, analyzing, creating,
transmitting, and presenting documents, data and other
8. Lift, transport and/or move a specified amount of weight
frequently each day in the performance of regular duties as
outlined below with respect to each machining area. Occasional
bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and descending a stepladder
may also be required.
The work environment conditions described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this position. This position's job duties are
performed generally in a shop or warehouse type environment. Team
members in this position may be exposed to loud noises from
operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals and vapors, and
possibly injury associated with work involving manufactured parts,
assembly and heavy machinery. The team member may also occasionally
be required to work in an office environment with traditional
office lighting and office furniture, as well as consistent and
frequent noise, interruptions and other similar distractions.
Machines, Tools Equipment, Software:
Bench-type or floor-mounted machines (e.g. drill presses, grinders,
broaches, screw machines, manual and CNC mills and lathes, saws,
shrink-wrap machines, etc.) hand and power tools, measuring
instruments, and lift trucks.
The characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The information contained in this job description is intended to
comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not
an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this
position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals
currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties
may be assigned.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected
veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other
factors prohibited by law.
This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Oregon
Sub Division : VSG Warn Automotive
Job Requisition ID : 47615
Job Segment: CNC, QC, Machinist, Inspector, Industrial,
Keywords: Dover Corporation, Portland , Machinist I, Other , Portland, Oregon
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