Reference : 567873

Production Technician

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/10/2019

Position description

Would you like to be part of a dynamic, innovative company that has been around for over 350 years?  Saint-Gobain in Somerset, NJ has immediate needs for Production Technicians!

Under the direction of the Production Manager, the Production Technician will assemble hoses comprising the Flexible Division product line.  Frequent, complex modifications are made to stock and customer-supplied fittings and special requirements are manufactured to order.

Will be responsible to:

  • Screen orders for hoses in sizes ranging from 1/8" to 4" inside diameters and a broad range of primarily stainless steel end fittings for accuracy, component compatibility and material availability.
  • Select and modify of components as necessary, inspection for defects, measurement and cutting to strict tolerances and assembly by crimping.
  • Verification of orders for accuracy and completeness prior to transfer for cleaning, testing and shipping.
  • Modification of fitting to meet specific customer needs and utilization of various hand and power tools.  Retrofit activities also include preparation of components to be welded by others.
  • Create jigs and fixtures to facilitate production of standard and prototype fittings.
  • Assist in inventory control substitutions and maintaining currency of tooling and supplies.
  • Set up and operator manual and automatic flaring machines.
  • Perform other related duties as required or as directed by manager.


The successful candidates:

  • Will have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Broad general familiarity of production processes with swaging and crimping machine experience a plus.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools including various saws, drills and grinders.
  • Ability to read blueprints and perform precision measurement using calipers and micrometers.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Practice highest standard of safety.
  • Physically able to cope with constant standing, lifting and carrying of up to 50 lbs.
  • Must maintain demanding schedule and meet deadlines.
  • Practice good housekeeping.

Additional description

We have a competitive compensation package, which includes benefits starting date of hire.

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

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