Production Operator – TN

BlueOval SK, Stanton, TN, Openings : 1,
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Job Description : Introduction to BlueOval SK At BlueOval SK, we will lead the transformation of the electric vehicle (EV) battery business through partnership (Joint Venture formed by Ford and SK On) to provide products and processes to increase our customers’ experience. As the future of BlueOval SK, you will help lead the battery revolution by working alongside our teams as we build the batteries required for electric vehicle business excellence. Ford and SK On are investing billions in Kentucky and Tennessee including building three state-of-the-art battery manufacturing facilities between the two campuses at BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford’s 100 years of automobile manufacturing expertise and SK On’s 30+ years of electric vehicle battery expertise to become the world’s best battery manufacturer. About the Opportunity The Production Operator at BlueOval SK will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a key member of the start-up team, launching the facility from the ground up. As a Production Operator, you will have the opportunity to grow professional throughout the organization, learning many skills across several operations as you progress within the company. Operators work within four key areas of production and are afforded the opportunity to learn cross-functionally as they master each production assignment. Wages Include:
  • $21/hour starting wage
  • Opportunity to make up to $24/hour
  • Two scheduled increases in hourly wage rate each year of continuous employment.
  • Regular Performance Bonus Payments
  • More details provided upon hire
Key Areas of Responsibility: The production operator is responsible for operating the standard procedures of lithium-ion battery production with computerized manufacturing equipment. Additional responsibilities include conducting quality checks, engage in basic trouble-shooting and equipment maintenance throughout the production process, and collecting qualifying products and package for shipment.
  • Monitor and interact with computerized manufacturing equipment to produce batteries and check equipment regularly to ensure normal operating activity
  • Check all the work orders, instructions, and specifications on the production check sheet before starting every production lot
  • Monitor processes and perform continuous image inspections and visual quality checks of the products to ensure acceptance standards are met
  • Measure collected samples accurately with the provided measuring equipment
  • Basic troubleshooting and equipment maintenance
  • Identify irregularities which are not compliant to work instructions and control plan regarding work environment, production process, raw materials, and the quality of semi-finished products
  • Inspect the equipment according to the appropriate equipment inspection guide
  • Work in a team environment and effectively communicate throughout organization
  • Must adhere to protocol policies
Work Environment and Essential Functions BlueOval SK facilities are some of the most advanced manufacturing environments in the industry. Our typical working environment is climate-controlled year-round to facilitate successful production and keep our team members comfortable while at work. Physical demands include:
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work for extended periods of time, up to 8+ hours a day
  • Frequently and repetitively, lift, push and carry up to 30 lbs.
  • Push &amp pull heavy weighted objects with motorized assistance
  • Ability to stand and walk for up to 8+ hours/day, including over varied and uneven terrain.
  • Stoop, lay, bend, reach, squat, kneel, crouch, twist and crawl for extended periods of time, including up to 12 hours/day.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders, scaffolding or other high structures.
  • Ability to find issues in a work process and receive safety signals using sight, touch, and hearing.
  • Wearing Personal Protective Equipment and operating in a sterile environment including but not limited to: safety glasses, safety shoes, safety suits, bump caps, hearing protection, full-face respirators, gloves, and adhering to prescribed safety rules and guidelines.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented production or manufacturing environment, including exhibiting strong interpersonal and communication skills with your teammates.
  • Ability and willingness to maintain a safe and collaborative work environment.
  • Ability to work quickly while maintaining a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Development)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Comfortable learning new technology
Preferred Experience
  • 1 year of experience in manufacturing environment
Required Skills
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
About BlueOval SK At BlueOval SK, we will lead the transformation of the electric vehicle (EV) battery business through partnership (Joint Venture formed by Ford and SK On) to provide products and processes to increase our customers’ experience. As the future of BlueOval SK, you will help lead the battery revolution by working alongside our teams as we build the batteries required for electric vehicle business excellence. We have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career. The Opportunity Ford and SK On are investing billions in Kentucky and Tennessee including building three state-of-the art battery manufacturing facilities between the two campuses at BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford’s 100-years of automobile manufacturing expertise and SK On’s 30+ years of electric vehicle battery expertise to become the world’s best battery manufacturer. For more information about BlueOval SK plans, please Follow this link. What you’ll receive in return: As part of the BlueOval SK family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off (PTO), retirement contributions, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition. If you have what it takes to help us lead the transformation of the EV battery business, we’d love to have you join us. Benefits Include:
  • 401k plan with retirement planning services
  • 401k company matching after completing three months of service
  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Preventative Care
  • Eligibility for great ancillary benefits including: Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD), Employee Basic Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment (AD&ampD) insurance, and Employee Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Access to Paid Time Off (PTO) after completing probationary period and Emergency PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • Access to Ford Vehicle Discount Program
  • Climate-controlled working environment
  • For a full list of benefits, visit our website:
    • https://blueovalsk.com/opportunities

Candidates for positions with BlueOval SK must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-12 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here