Teardown Technician

Plainfield, IN

Job Summary

MS-IL Staffing has an opportunity for 1st Shift Teardown Technician for a truck parts company in Plainfield, IN to start immediately! The purpose of the job is to disassemble and clean transmissions and differentials in an assembly line format following prescribed procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Unload the crates of transmissions and differentials transferring them from the pallet to the workbench for disassembly.
  • Disassemble the unit. Using an air wrench, mallets or other pick tools, remove the bolts and pull apart the units. Scrape caked-on dirt as needed to enable the removal of bolts. Inspect each piece as it is removed and separate into bins of good and worn parts. Confer with the Supervisor on best techniques to remove parts efficiently. The part may require washing or torching to be removed.
  • Proper recognition and identification of all transmission and differential parts
  • Proper recognition, identification and usage of tools needed to tear down differentials.
  • Proper recognition of defects on gears
  • Unload the crates of transmissions and differentials transferring them from the pallet to the workbench for disassembly.
  • Once disassembled, main castings, small parts and fasteners are to be moved along the conveyor to a pass through high-pressure parts washer to remove oil, grease and dirt.
  • Once cleaned, main castings, small parts and fasteners are moved along the conveyor to appropriate inspection stations.
  • Maintain a neat and tidy work area, cleaning up after every disassembly. Follow appropriate spill control procedures. Wipe down carts between use.
  • Support other Tear-down Technicians with their work. Support a team environment.
  • Ability to manage and maintain daily production goals
  • Identify quality concerns and address them with the Team Lead or Facilitator
  • Communicating with members of the production team
  • Maintaining 5s and general housekeeping in work areas
  • Operating in a safe manner at all times
  • Managing daily preventative maintenance on all machinery and documenting accordingly.
  • Perform any other tasks which may be assigned by the Supervisor or Team Lead

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic shop procedures and ability to properly use shop tools
  • Related experience of one (1) year, preferably two (2)
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English
  • Ability to disassemble and assemble various components under supervision
  • Ability to properly use equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Team oriented approach.

Functional Abilities:

  • Lifting and carrying parts ranging from one (1) ounce to seventy-five (75) pounds up to eight (8) hours per day.
  • Grasping and moving parts of various sizes up to eight (8) hours per day.
  • Walking and standing for eight (8) hours per day.
  • Moving items four (4) feet from waist height.
  • Repeated bending, twisting, stopping one (1) to four (4) hours per day.
  • Identifying parts, reading instructions, entering data and completing appropriate forms.
  • Communicating with team members and other departments.
  • Ability to follow all designated safety policies/practices/guidelines; including but not limited to use of PPE: steel toe safety shoes, and safety glasses at all times in production areas.



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  • 2685 E Main Street Ste. 103, Plainfield, IN 46168

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