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Technician Prep in Auburn, CA at SVS Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Principal Purpose of Position:

Responsible for operating equipment in order to produce products to customer requirements with some supervision. 

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  1. Sets-up, and operates equipment to produce products that meet internal customer specifications.  Inspects parts against requirements.

  2. Completes all paper or computer based reporting on jobs or parts as required in a timely and accurate manner.

  3. Documents manufacturing processes and procedures for new or newly revised product designs.

  4. Identifies and communicates opportunities to improve manufacturing processes in support of efforts to increase standardization, reduce costs, reduce cycle times, improve safety etc.

  5. Assists management and supervision in implementing process improvement initiatives.

  6. Cleans and organizes workstations, equipment and tools.


    Additional Responsibilities:

  7. Operates all equipment and machinery and perform all activities according to established safety standards. 

  8. Performs preventive maintenance on machines/equipment.  Identifies and relates repair needs to maintenance/supervision.

  9. Initiates and/or implements continuous improvement actions in support of Company and department goals such a set-up time reduction, lean manufacturing, 6-S etc.

  10. Treats all other employees with dignity and respect; communicates in a positive and constructive manner to solve problems in a team environment.

  11. Follows all Company policies and procedures.

  12. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment.



  • Knowledge of safety policies, procedures and safe working practices.

  • Knowledge of mathematics, including some algebra.

  • Ability to use Caelus manufacturing software.

  • Basic Microsoft Word, Excel and Lotus Notes skills.


    Essential Functions:

  • Typically stands and moves about for entire work shift to operate equipment and fulfill job responsibilities. Includes walking, climbing stairs, stooping, bending, reaching, squatting, pushing and pulling and repetitive hand, arm, wrist and leg motions.

  • Frequently walks inside and outside to access other production buildings.

  • Frequently talks to and listens to co-workers and supervisors regarding product status and issues.  Communication is face to face or via telephone.

  • Maintains a friendly, stable, cooperative demeanor.

  • Frequently transports products from and to production areas with weight of up to 50 lbs.

  • Constantly uses required personal protective safety equipment including eye protection, hearing protection, steel-toed shoes, breathing device/respirator equipment (as required).

  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Job Requirements

***All candidates must be willing to commit to a drug screening as well as a background check***