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Hydraulic Machine Builder

Company: Barry-Wehmiller
Location: Spokane
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

Alliance Machine Systems International, LLC is a privately held company with over 35 years of history dedicated to providing corrugated box manufacturing machines and services to the changing industry. As the paperboard packaging industry's premier global supplier of productivity-enhancing process machinery and systems, we supply innovative designs, intelligent automation, and optimized workflow, coupled with highly responsive parts and service support. Our United States and Europe based engineering, manufacturing, sales and service operations provide a global support system covering the full product portfolio of Alliance, Serco, TEI, ASC, Pallmac, J&L and Tanabe machines.

Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.

Job Description:


Under limited or no supervision, the Hydraulics Assembler Levels 1-3 performs hydraulic assembly, installation, troubleshooting, and testing operations on hydraulic and mechanical assemblies and subassemblies.


There are 3 grades in the Hydraulic Assembler classification with each Level advancement being inclusive of the prior in the sequence. Preceding advancement to the next grade, team members are required to actively participate in the safety process, have a clean work record clear of any disciplinary actions for12 months, and have a promotion recommendation by their respective lead and supervisor.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Perform all duties in a safe and responsible manor
* Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
* Possesses a positive attitude towards all employees and create positive working relationships
* Demonstrate proper use of all safety equipment through everyday use and practice
* Perform material handling duties (part identification and handling, loading trucks, basic rigging)
* Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, and measuring tools related to hydraulic assembly
* Maintain a neat, clean and organized work area
* Perform duties as assigned by lead or supervisor
* Attend all required team and company meetings
* Maintain a neat, clean, and organized work area through continuous 7S efforts

Level 1:

* Read and understand basic drawings and schematics
* Under direct supervision, build simple assemblies and sub-assemblies
* Assist in dismantling and preparing final products for customer shipment
* Ability to work independently with supervision (self-starter/self-motivated)
* Assist higher-level Assemblers in the assembly process
* Provide input on quality, cost, and production issues
* Assist in the detection of defective material, unusual conditions, and report to supervisor
* Comprehension of basic hydraulic components, fittings, and installation practices
* Develop a basic understanding of lean principals

Level 2:

* With moderate supervision, develops basic machine unit layout
* Work from assembly drawings, schematics and instructions to execute work in the proper sequence

* Ability to work with minimal supervision displaying basic troubleshooting skills
* Demonstrate capability to install components and have a working knowledge of machine level control

* Demonstrate working knowledge of product family machine level control (hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical)
* Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision solving a wide variety of hydraulic, control, and mechanical problems
* Complete necessary documentation to ensure quality and production requirements
* Display basic hydraulic system trouble shooting, tube bending, and hose making skills

Level 3:

* Perform advanced troubleshooting on hydraulic and pneumatic systems across multiple Alliance platforms
* Provide work instruction to lower-level hydraulic technicians of all classifications
* Assists Field Service and Engineering with manufacturing issues, installations, design solutions, and high-level machine operation.
* Demonstrate advanced working knowledge of machines and subassembly operations across multiple product lines
* Train and mentor others on basic hydraulic and pneumatic installation techniques
* Ability to coordinate multiple assignments, handle increased responsibility, and apply sound judgment within the scope of responsibility as required
* Display the ability to perform advanced troubleshooting across multiple machine platforms
* Assists Field Service and Engineering with manufacturing issues, installations, design solutions, and high-level machine operation
* Assist in generating and updating standard work instructions and/or procedures








* High school diploma or equivalent. Military, trade school or community college coursework in hydraulic-mechanical assembly, repair, and troubleshooting desired.


This position requires a high level of physical flexibility, strength, and stamina, including the ability to: see and assess drawings, photos, and written instructions; audibly hear verbal instructions and mechanical signals (forklifts, cranes, machine alarms, etc.); and speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

To successfully perform the essential functions of this job, an individual must be willing and able to

* Have full range of body movement: head, neck, shoulders; lift arms overhead; work overhead; reach, lift, push/pull, walk, climb, kneel, bend; good dexterity and range of movement in fingers, hands and wrists.
* Sit for at least three hours.
* Stand on feet for at least three hours.
* Repeatedly lift up to 50 pounds.
* Maintain confidence and balance while working on ladders up to 12 feet tall.


Must be able to provide an assortment of tools in a rollaway toolbox and steel-toed boots.


Advancement will be considered upon employees consistently executing essential duties and demonstrating the desired leadership behaviors, process knowledge, work ethic and technical skills required at each respective level.

At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work-therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process.

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.



Keywords: Barry-Wehmiller, Spokane , Hydraulic Machine Builder, Other , Spokane, Washington

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