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2nd Shift Mechanical Assembler - Houston, TX

Company: Konecranes
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name - people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.



What we offer:

Benefits: Medical Plan (You can reduce your deductible by participating in our Wellness Program for 2024. Employees will then have the option to potentially get their medical benefits at no cost in 2025. Ask us for details!) Dental, Vision, 401k plan with a match from day one, profit sharing, identity theft protection, accident insurance, travel insurance and so much more!

Vacation: 2 weeks of vacation per year (pro-rated for the first year depending on start date). 5-12 years of service, 3 weeks. 13+ years of service, 4 weeks.

Sick Leave: 5 days of Sick Leave per year. Pro-rated the first year after 90 days of service

Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year

1st SHIFT - 6am to 4:30pm

2ndSHIFT - 4:30pm to 3:00am

Monday - Friday

Some Saturdays may be required


The mechanical assembler is responsible for the evaluation, disassembly and reassembly of equipment and machine tools; including, but not limited to: headstocks, transmissions, tool changers, rotary tables, carriers and accessories. This position requires attention to detail and the ability to produce a quality product in a timely fashion. The mechanical assembler is responsible for coordinating the general cleaning and preparation of machine components and sub-assemblies.

The ability to troubleshoot complex mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic assemblies is required. The mechanical assembler is responsible for working with the rigging company to unload and load machinery as requested. If required to meet customer expectations, the mechanical assembler will be assigned to assist the Shop Co-Coordinator with the prepping and painting of his/her project or any other project where assistance is required. Maintain OEM specifications associated with adjustment and alignment of machine tools. Run off of mechanical assemblies, subassemblies and whole machines. Assist in all assigned aspects of the business that are mechanical in nature

Disassemble the machine and inspect all components for condition and wear.

Assemble all components and subassemblies; including, but not limited to: spindle, carriers, gear boxes, transmissions, tool changers, rotary tables etc.

Work with Konecranes MTS vendors and Associates to design, purchase, install and set up hydraulic, lubrication and pneumatic systems.

Perform machine alignments according to OEM specifications using indicators, electronic levels, granite square and Konecranes MTS laser equipment.

Perform complex machine alignments via hand scraping of slides components, gibs and associated clamps or retainers.

Assist the System Integrator and electrical technician with startup, debug and runoff of the machine as requested.

Must be familiar with basic CNC and PLC control functions necessary to successfully perform repairs and service Konecranes MTS customer needs.

Perform machine and equipment installation, trouble shooting, and service work in the field.

Work with outside riggers and Konecranes MTS associates as required to unload or load equipment and machinery.

EDUCATION: Associates degree in mechanical engineering or related field is desired; however, 5 or more years of CNC machine tool experience would be acceptable.

EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years of machine tool experience is desired.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: This position requires overnight travel to remove and install the machines that the associate has rebuilt. Ability to work flexible hours, including late nights and/or weekends. On average the travel is 10%-15%.

*This is safety sensitive position


Konecranes, Inc. and its affiliates will not accept resumes from external recruiters or agencies without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission. Any resumes sent without a Service Agreement and Agency Portal submission with Konecranes, Inc. are void of any fees and free for internal use. Applicable Konecranes data protection obligations are the responsibility of the agency.

Konecranes is a global leader in material handling solutions, serving a broad range of customers across multiple industries. We consistently set the industry benchmark, from everyday improvements to the breakthroughs at moments that matter most, because we know we can always find a safer, more productive and sustainable way. That's why, with 16 000+ professionals in over 50 countries, we are trusted every day to lift, handle and move what the world needs.

Konecranes is committed to ensuring that all employees and job applicants are treated fairly in an environment which is free from any form of discrimination. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.

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