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PG WP PS - Assembly Repair - PM647 - Hourly
Ref No.: 18-08652
Location: Fort Madison, Iowa
A Finisher in Repair corrects imperfections created in the casting process. Uses autobody (fiberglass) collision repair methods to remove structural and aesthetic imperfections to ensure the structure is sound and the paint process will go smoothly. This position reports to the 3rd shift Repair Group Lead and is part of a 30 person team on shift and a 90 person team across 3 shifts.

Perform all tasks in a safe manner utilizing all PPE
Read, comprehend, and follow the work instructions given for each repair so work is completed in the correct steps
Use a DA (orbital and random) 6” grinder to remove imperfections and bevel edges of repair area within tolerance
Use hand tools to apply fiberglass, resin, and epoxy to rebuild voids and complete surface preparation for the paint process
Work under pressure to complete work on tight time deadlines
Have a positive attitude, work well with others, and implement constructive criticism
Ability to assess all of the repairs needed and plan the order in which to complete the repairs
Utilize 5S and LEAN principles to ensure their work is being completed as efficiently as possible

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

High School Diploma or GED
1 year of auto body collision repair or industrial grinding experience, or 3 months of experience as a contractor at Siemens in the Repair department required.
Experience comprehending and following written work instructions
Ability to use department PPE including: Tyvex protective suit, mask/shield, Positive Air Pressure Respirator/hood, and gloves.
Ability to go into small spaces inside of the blade to complete repairs
Ability to differentiate colors to see imperfections
Must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shift and be available for overtime on weekdays and weekends
Must pass a background check and UA
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
AA degree in Autobody Collision Repair or equivalent experience with Fiberglass and resin repair highly preferred.
NCRC of a Silver or higher highly preferred
At least one year of experience in a manufacturing/construction environment or 3 months of experience as a Siemens contractor
Positive attendance and employment history