Posted on 
Jul 28

Manufacturing Technician- Battery 1st shift Level 4

About the Role – You will: 

  •  Perform all receiving within the Oracle and the Mobile Device System and coordinates the parts
  • Build C sample battery packs and learn every element of battery production
  • Train next wave of Battery Production Associates to build D samples and Production level packs
  • Set up work instructions and quality points on battery production process
  • Set up tiered board to measure Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People Development
  • Setup work stations, and eliminate any safety issue or ergonomic issues
  • Work closely with Production and Design team to identify, support root cause, and eliminate all throughput and quality related issues
  • Be able to work in a team environment with a Can-do attitude
  • Able to carefully follow instructions to build quality in station

About Our Group: 

  •  As strategic partners, the Battery Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company. 
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day. 
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team. 
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day! 
  • This position will be part of the Manufacturing team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations.
  • You will report to the Battery Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Manufacturing team members located at all 3 sites (Greenville, Los Angeles, and Burlingame)

About You: 

  •  Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization. 
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion. 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity. 
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 
  • Sound judgment and team problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

Your Experience Includes:
- High School Diploma or equivalent 
- May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations. 
- Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds. 
- Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces. 
- Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items. 
- Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion. 
- Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions. 
- Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment. 
- Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc. 
- Knowledge of the Proterra inventory database is a plus.   
- Minimum of 36 months of experience in a high paced manufacturing environment
- Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement ideas in the established work area
- Ensure quality compliance and conduct containment; monitor and communicate station/area quality concerns
- Trains and monitors others on tasks/instructions/procedures
- In-depth understanding of core processes for production within the department
- Proficient at assisting Battery Engineers with troubleshooting complex/uncommon and multifaceted issues

Travel: 0 ~10%

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Behaviors

Required
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Description

About the Role – You will: 

  •  Perform all receiving within the Oracle and the Mobile Device System and coordinates the parts
  • Build C sample battery packs and learn every element of battery production
  • Train next wave of Battery Production Associates to build D samples and Production level packs
  • Set up work instructions and quality points on battery production process
  • Set up tiered board to measure Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People Development
  • Setup work stations, and eliminate any safety issue or ergonomic issues
  • Work closely with Production and Design team to identify, support root cause, and eliminate all throughput and quality related issues
  • Be able to work in a team environment with a Can-do attitude
  • Able to carefully follow instructions to build quality in station

About Our Group: 

  •  As strategic partners, the Battery Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company. 
  • We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day. 
  • We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team. 
  • We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun every day! 
  • This position will be part of the Manufacturing team that supports Proterra’s Manufacturing and Engineering operations.
  • You will report to the Battery Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Manufacturing team members located at all 3 sites (Greenville, Los Angeles, and Burlingame)

About You: 

  •  Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques to influence at all levels of the organization. 
  • Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion. 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and credibility, and act with complete integrity. 
  • Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent. 
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 
  • Sound judgment and team problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

Your Experience Includes:
- High School Diploma or equivalent 
- May work various shifts as needed; may be requested to travel to different locations. 
- Lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds. 
- Able to walk, stand, crouch, bench, kneel, lift, carry and reach as needed in large and tight spaces. 
- Good eye/hand coordination and ability to identify color variations, depth perceptions and close or distance visual items. 
- Manual dexterity with occasional repetitive finger motion. 
- Ability to work in manufacturing environment with extreme heat and cold conditions. 
- Wear protective clothing or respiratory protective equipment. 
- Works with irritant chemicals, gases, etc. 
- Knowledge of the Proterra inventory database is a plus.   
- Minimum of 36 months of experience in a high paced manufacturing environment
- Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement ideas in the established work area
- Ensure quality compliance and conduct containment; monitor and communicate station/area quality concerns
- Trains and monitors others on tasks/instructions/procedures
- In-depth understanding of core processes for production within the department
- Proficient at assisting Battery Engineers with troubleshooting complex/uncommon and multifaceted issues

Travel: 0 ~10%

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).

Behaviors

Required
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Preferred
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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