Assembler Hose/Tube at Gates Corporation

Gates Corporation
Brandon, SD

Assembler Hose/Tube

Location: Brandon, SD United States

Category: Operations
Job Type: Direct Hire

Driven by Possibility
Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations.
We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates.
Gates Corporation, formerly Atlas Hydraulics, is growing Brandon, SD and we are hiring for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift Assemblers for our Hose and Tube shopsCompetitive pay and benefits.
Our Assemblers work together to provide maximum efficiency and quality possible from the equipment.  Job duties include performing assembly tasks utilizing assembly tools.  Assemblers work as a team supporting the safety, productivity, and delivery of goals. 

  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week plus overtime.
  • Ability to work in extreme heat.
  • Standing/Walking on concrete of 8 to12 hours
  • Lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Team lifting some processes of 65 lbs.
  • Lift to waist and to chest.
  • Overhead lifting.
  • Continuous bending and stretching.
  • Pushing, straight pulling or hand over hand pulling in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Some work may be repetitive in nature.
  • Stooping and/or twisting throughout shift.
  • Climbing stairs maybe necessary
  • Must be able to read and follow STD work procedures throughout all processes.
  • Constantly demonstrate safe working habits and follows all safety requirements.
  • Plans, evaluates, sets up and runs needed equipment – saws, crimpers, pushers, flushers and verifies compliance.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate new products and set up machines per specifications.
  • Operator has the ability and knowledge to operate machine controls including recognizing warning devices on machines throughout the process.
  • Examines materials visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards.
  • Works for continuous improvement in all processes to maximize efficiency.
  • Attendance is an essential function of this position.  The employee must have regular, reliable, punctual and consistent attendance.  The employee must be able to work regular and/or flexible hours or shifts, overtime before and after regular hours and shifts, as well as on weekends.
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high volume production environment.
  • Able to comprehend policies, procedures, and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment and a high quality product delivered on time.
  • Must be team-oriented individual who understands and supports the team approach to manufacturing.
  • Possess a high level of responsibility and accountability for both themselves and their team.
  • Able to understand and carry out oral instructions.
  • Possess the ability to read and carry out written instructions.
  • Observe and read instruments, gauges, dials, etc. to determine operating conditions.
  • The ability to observe working conditions to ensure their safety and the safety of fellow employees.
  • Basic math and measurement skills are required.
  • Use of scanners & internal production systems
  • Ability to work independently or in a team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proactively able to step in to support other team members as needed and share knowledge to allow cross training of all functions.
  • Takes initiative, self-motivated.

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.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Most areas do not require hearing protection.  All areas require steel toed shoes/boots and approved safety glasses.  Brandon has a hearing conservation program in operations. This program is managed in compliane with OSHA guidelines and requires all employees to wear hearing protection while on the operations floor.
NOTE:  As part of the hiring process, all candidates who are qualified for employment with Gates Corporation must complete a background check, drug screen, and pre-employment questionnaire.
The work environment 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.
Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.  Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.