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Tennant Company Intermediate Assembler 2nd shift in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tennant Company is a recognized leader of the cleaning industry. Since 1870 we have been passionate about developing innovative and sustainable solutions that help our customers clean more spaces more effectively, addressing indoor and outdoor cleaning challenges. Our products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; detergent-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies; cleaning tools and supplies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and upgrading surfaces. With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company operates in three geographic business units including the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Join the company committed to empowering our customers to create a cleaner, safer and healthier world with high-performance cleaning solutions that minimize waste, reduce costs, improve safety and further sustainability goals. PURPOSE/SCOPE: * The Assembler will function within a team to assemble and manage the production from receiving parts to shipping finished machines GENERAL RESPONISIBILITIES: * Performs mechanical assembly of products with complex functions requiring independent judgment which are generally built on work benches, but may be built on lift tables * Proficient in multiple sub-assembly operations and shorter cycle time main line stations. * Performs housekeeping and 5S to keep the department clean, safe, and well organized. * Understands, participates and focuses on continuous improvement activities. * Troubleshoots and adjusts to build a quality product * Performs on a minimum of 4 overall stations, with at least two of them on the main line, as well as performs on other lines. * Build processes are characterized by moderate build times (generally, between 6 to 10 hours). Main line stations can be greater than 90 minutes and sub assembly content will normally exceed 2 hours. * Process requires a moderate amount of troubleshooting and adjustment to build a quality product. Typically these are known issues that take 15 to 60 minutes to diagnose. * Maintains company tools and equipment * Performs in-process quality checks and communicates results * Follows pre-established guidelines, procedures, plans and priorities as set by the supervisor * Prioritizes goals and relies on experience and judgment to plan work * Takes on new activities or special assignments when given * Performs other duties as assigned REQUIRED EXPERIENCE .and. EDUCATION: * High school diploma, GED or equivalent * Technical Degree within a related field from an accredited institution or 2-5 years of related mechanical assembly experience * Must be familiar with a variety of concepts, practices, and procedures within mechanical and electrical assembly * History of continuous improvement within previous positions * Related manufacturing experience is preferred * Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship REQUIRED SKILLS: * Proficient understanding of mechanical and electrical parts and how they are assembled into product systems * Ability to proactively recognize, communicate, and elevate issues to leadership to minimize impact to line. * Ability to navigate and become proficient with Microsoft Windows, Drawing/method layout Locator and Autotime * Able to meet time standards on all areas of training. * Ability to effectively overcome issues (mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, etc.) commonly found within the assembly processes. * Ability to train others on known assembly processes. * Understands the function of the product being built and how their work impacts functional and quality results. * Ability to recognize bottlenecks and move to point of need to assist others and keep assembly process moving. * Must successfully pass HEAT

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