Empire Southwest Operation Support/Hose Technician II - 7683 in Mesa, Arizona

Operation Support/Hose Technician II - 7683

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Date: Oct 9, 2017

Location: Mesa, AZ, US, 85210

Company: Empire

Requisition #: 7683

Shift : 3

Start Time : 10:00 pm

End Time : 6:30 am

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday

Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week)

Job Summary:

Works independently to satisfy the customer’s needs. Fabricates hose assemblies for customers. Makes hose assemblies to Caterpillar specifications. Identifies and replaces all hose assemblies within the manufacture’s specifications. Operates the hose “CRIMPUTER”. Reads and understands digital calipers. Maintains computer skills to be fully conversant with DBS, Antares, SIS and HIS. Recalibrates and resets the crimputers on the Hose machines. Manufactures battery cables to Caterpillar‘s specification. Ships and receives parts and components. Provides customer assistance at the sales counter when required. Operates forklifts and company vehicles. Maintains the inventory at EHS. Handles cash sales at the sales counter, as required. Uses Caterpillar’s web site to obtain detailed drawings of hose assemblies. Fully understands the orientation and calibration of hose assemblies. Handles inventory returns, core credits.

Essential Functions:

  • Fabricates Hose assemblies and battery cables as per customer specifications.

  • Fabricates Hydraulic hose assemblies as per Caterpillar’s specifications.

  • Fabricates and identifies Hydraulic hose assemblies for Allied equipment.

  • Calibrates and resets Hydraulic hose press.

  • Measures and calibrates hose ends on permanent style fittings.

  • Uses digital calipers to determine crimp quality and integrity.

  • Fabricates hose assemblies using the reusable (CAT) style hose fittings.

  • Accurately measures and sets angle orientation on hydraulic hose assemblies, permanent and reusable styles.

  • Provides customer sales counter service as needed for parts and service operations.

  • Maintains good technical skills and upkeep in training within the fluid connector business.

  • Facilitates cash sales at the sales counter as and when required.

  • Handles certified rebuild hose assemblies in timely manner.

  • Operates hose cut-off machine.

  • Works safely at all times. Adheres to all applicable safety policies. Complies with all company policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ships and receives parts and repair components. Checks parts sale orders PSO’s and delivery receipts for accurate information.

  • Picks up and delivers parts and components through out the Mesa campus.

  • Maintains essential warehouse functions.

  • Fills orders from stock.

  • Assists in inventory controls and Inventory cycle counts.

  • Maintains good house keeping in the shop and warehouse areas.

  • Must accomplish training and serve as a Green Belt in support of Empire’s Six Sigma program.

  • Works within and promotes corporate values.

Additional Level Requirements

  • Operations Support/Hose Technician III: 5 yrs experience

  • Operation Support/Hose Technician II & III - Must have experience in Fluid connector business.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer skills conversant with DBS, Antares, SIS, HIS.

  • Reads and understands digital calipers.

  • Must have mathematical skills sufficient for measuring hose, counting stock and maintaining supply inventories.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • Prior experience in Fluid connector business

  • Completed Caterpillar Hose and Hose coupling Training

  • Must have Caterpillar certification in Hose assembly.

  • Minimum 2 years in Fluid conveying business.

  • Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, sit and talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.

  • The employee is required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position". A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.

Work Environment:

The work environment 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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.

Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

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