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The Water-spider insures smooth production operation during shift by interpreting MRP information and planning schedules to stage, load, and unload finished products and raw materials. This role also stocks and maintains cell inventory, makes adjustments to production workflow as needed to adapt to schedule and material issues.  

Waterspider- 2nd shift


  • Assists supervisor in production line with operation in accordance with plant policies and procedures   
  • Coordinates production startups, shutdowns, and changeovers   
  • Communicates with planning, parts and other departments via e-mail or in person to resolve issues  
  • Tracks and enters data into MRP and Excel spreadsheets  
  • Supports cell operations to meet shift production goals  
  • Manages for Daily Improvements  
  • Operates within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and special instructions (SIs)  
  • Communicates with shift Supervisors and Water-spiders  
  • Communicates with other support groups when necessary   
  • Ensures a clean and safe work environment (5S)  
  • Completes shift paper work (SQDC)  
  • Assists in production as necessary   
  • Ensures material availability at the workstations (PTO, KB)  
  • Fills in for line operations as needed  
  • Maintains production in supervisor’s absence  
  • Performs ancillary duties as needed   


· High School Diploma or GED required. Post-secondary coursework preferred  

· Basic Computer Skills required  

· Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery. This is normally acquired through two to five years of manufacturing experience.   

· Understanding of basic lean concepts, Kanban, inventory and workflow principles.  

· Understanding of basic problem solving methodologies.  

· Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.   

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.   

· The ability to stand for long periods up to eight or more hours at a time  

· Able to work in noisy environment.  

· Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision and the ability to distinguish between subsets of individual colors and quality of colors.  

· Be able to work overtime if required. (including weekends)  


It is the policy of WIKA Instrument LP to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, genetics, disability or veteran status.   

WIKA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

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Our company

WIKA is a global market leader in pressure, temperature, level and flow measurement technology. Working together with our customers, we develop comprehensive solutions based on our high-quality measurement technology components, with the solutions ultimately being integrated in their business processes.

We deliver 50 million quality products to over 100 countries every year. Worldwide, approximately 600 million WIKA measuring instruments are in use.