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PRODUCTION: Mechanical Assembly - Magnet Assembly Lead

KEB America Inc

KEB America Inc

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024
The Magnet Assembly Lead is responsible for managing, training and instructing employees in Friction Line, Coil Winding and Magnet Production. The Magnet Assembly Lead reports to the Magnet/ Mechanical Supervisor.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Delegate tasks
  • Discover problems and find solutions
  • Maintain work areas, equipment, tools, etc.
  • Assemble and test prototypes
  • Work in coil winding and Magnet Assembly
  • Train, coach and develop employees and workers
  • Coordinate with other departments
  • Follow safety rules and keep clean/orderly work area
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong computer skills to effectively use SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Basic understanding of inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Basic math skills (standard and metric)
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and power tools
  • Ability to follow work instructions accurately
  • Ability to do accurate work at a rapid pace
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work well independently as well as with others
  • Have attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to proficiently read and write in English
  • Ability to follow all safety rules
  • Ability to count various items with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflicts and maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to effectively manage one’s own time and others
  • Ability to train, develop, and coach employees in and outside own department
  • Ability to measure employee performance and perform follow-up / feedback

Physical Demands

An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to do considerable lifting up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to be stationary as well as move from one are to another frequently
  • Ability to stand, lift, climb ladders, push, pull, and sit as needed
  • Occasional bending and twisting

Working Conditions

The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee may be exposed to while performing job duties and responsibilities.

  • Machinery noise
  • Metal shavings
  • Dirt
  • Dust
  • Fumes
  • Oil
  • Grease
  • Epoxy
  • Paint
  • Cleaners
  • Heat (primarily during summer months)
  • Cold (primarily during winter months)


  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) and match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Health saving account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Educational assistance
  • Growth opportunities
  • And more!

**Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.**