Stages is Hiring; Production Technician

We are growing and have multiple openings!
Production Technician – Temporary full-time with evaluation and potential to transition to full-time with benefits after 90-days.  

Stages offers you the opportunity to work within the bike industry in an environment of like-minded people. Our company is growing!!  We are looking for great people to join our team who are committed to living out our core values – Agile, Listening, Passionate, Creative, Intelligent – all in an innovative environment. 

Apply through our Career Portal at www.stagescycling.com/careers

Role and Responsibilities

Responsible for working within the Production Team to assemble products of Stages Cycling.  The Product Technician- I position is the entry level position.  Responsible for learning one or more steps in the assembly process as assigned.

Tasks and Duties include:

  • Identify product models and select appropriate tools and materials accordingly.
  • Apply decals.
  • Apply locating masks.
  • Apply fine pitch components.
  • Perform fine pitch soldering.*
  • Apply materials to crank arm using epoxies and adhesives. 
  • Use electric and pneumatic hand tools to assemble power meter.
  • Perform detailed evaluation of electronic devices.
  • Use test applications to evaluate product functionality and quality.
  • Use automation equipment to apply adhesives.
  • Clean and apply product and compliance labels.
  • Configure fixtures to test different models.
  • Clean and package product.
  • Build product subassemblies or final assemblies.
  • Prepare and assemble materials.
  • Operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Build packaging for finished products.*
  • Calibrate or adjust equipment according to product model to ensure quality production.
  • Start up and shut down processing equipment.
  • Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Consistently on task.   Complete assigned tasks and proactively finds new tasks to contribute to the efficient completion of department goals.   Stays busy with productive work.
  • Clean production equipment or work areas.
  • Use computers to perform activities such as looking up work order information, entering Serial Number information, time cards, etc.
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned.
  • *Designates non-essential job responsibilities

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • This is a temp position with potential for full-time hire. 
  • Lifting of up to 50 pounds 
  • Able to use electronic measurement tools with training.
  • Ability to use computer for basic functionalities on programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and NetSuite with training.
  • Ability to learn and execute production processes, quality control, knowledge of raw materials, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to communicate with other employees.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.   Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to utilize equipment specific to assigned station.
  • The primary language used for communication is English.  We are able to accommodate Spanish speakers and able to work with qualified candidates who are learning English.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Works proactively to accomplish tasks and projects to meet department goals.
  • Employment will be contingent upon the results of background checks. See below for additional details
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a professional manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses manufacturing equipment and standard office equipment.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Foundation Fitness will make reasonable accommodations requested. 

  • Ability to sit or stand for the duration of the day.
  • This position is primarily an in-office position.  
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period without being distracted.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.  
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have any supervisory responsibility

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position will start as a full-time temp position with review and opportunity for direct hire after 3 months.

Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, and every other Saturday.  Multiple opportunities – 1st Shift is 5:30a – 2p. 2nd Shift is 2:30p – 11p.  This position requires overtime.

Travel

Travel is not required for this role.

Background Checks

Offers of employment will be contingent upon the results of background checks.  Background checks will be completed only after a contingent offer of employment has been accepted.  Background checks include social security verification, prior employment verification, personal and professional reference verification, criminal history check, and potentially additional checks. Evaluations of criminal history will take into consideration the nature of the crime and its relation to the position, the time since the conviction, the number of convictions, and relevant risk to the business and related parties.  

Additional Notes

After full-time employment, we offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, Flexible Spending Account/ Health Savings Account, Paid Time Off and holidays, free access to our fitness center, and product discounts.

We encourage all interested applicants to apply and welcome applicants of any race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We are committed to evaluating candidates based on job qualifications. We will make reasonable accommodations as requested.

How to Apply

Apply through our career portal at www.stagescycling.com/careers.

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