Hydraulic Hose Specialist

Western States CAT Pasco , WA 99302

Posted 6 months ago

The Hydraulic Hose Specialist builds stock and designs custom hydraulic and industrial hose assemblies in a fast paced, customer service driven business. This role creates sales orders and customer invoices for hose purchases, maintains tooling and equipment, and serves as a backup in the warehouse. Two years experience in a similar role and valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.


  • Build hose assemblies for customers and stock in accordance with policy and procedures.

  • Must be able to identify various types of fittings and hose and be able to offer replacement options for our customers.

  • Design and estimate custom hose assemblies based on customer needs and application.

  • Create sales orders in order to provide a customer invoice for hose purchases.

  • Adhere to good housekeeping and Contamination Control Standards.

  • Maintain tooling and equipment in the hose room.

  • Serves as a backup to the parts warehouse as needed.

  • Performs daily bin and physical inventory counts.

  • Pulls and packages parts to fill customer orders in a timely fashion.

  • Delivers and provides pickup of parts, cylinders and components for service repairs when needed.

  • Receives shipments. Identifies parts from shipments. Places parts in proper bin location.

  • Bands and prepares packages and pallets for shipping.

  • Performs daily safety inspections and maintains safety logs of mobile equipment.

  • Follows assigned work schedule with consistent attendance/punctuality.

  • Adhere to all customer care standards.

  • Actively care and advocate safety at Western States. Adhere to all applicable safety policies, procedures and standards.

  • May accomplish training and serve as a team member in support of Western States' strategic programs, projects, and initiatives.

  • Work within and promote corporate vision, mission, and values of the organization.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • Ability to operate a forklift.

  • Ability to obtain forklift operators certification.

  • Ability to learn and use computer systems for time entry, personnel data, e-mail, and basic dealer systems operational functions.

  • Ability to work overtime and on call.

  • Consistent attendance and punctuality.


  • Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • Minimum 2 years' experience, or 2 year as a Western States combined warehouse and/or delivery driver, or 4 years non-CAT warehouse experience required.

  • Previous experience in hose production or warehouse is preferred.

  • Mechanically inclined with a general understanding of machinery and hand tools.

  • Proof of driver's license and acceptable driving record.

  • Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write in English).


  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time along with walking, standing, climbing stairs, reaching, pushing, pulling, leaning and twisting.

  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs. in accordance with Western States' Lifting Safe Work Practice to include amount and approach.

  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies.

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