Mechanical Associate

Proterra Greenville , SC 29617

Posted 1 week ago

The Proterra Story

Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer, more reliable and cleaner transit.

Every day, Proterra works to meet those needs, with the world's best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Join the Proterra Revolution.

Position Overview

This position will provide comprehensive mechanical assembly support to Proterra's Greenville Site Production Supervisor and other site leadership team members. You will be responsible for providing a full range of mechanical assembly solutions to client groups at the site and be in an environment where you can have a greater impact.

About the Role You will:

Assemble or produce component parts into completed units within blueprint specification and/or design tolerances; performs minor adjustments, repairs or setups to equipment or machines.

Maintain acceptable performance standards for assembly, production, quality, safety and housekeeping.

Inspect parts or completed units by using visual inspection, gages, tape measures, check fixtures, calipers or other inspection equipment.

Assemble, align, test and inspect parts to form complete units or subassemblies of a variety of standard products where procedures and methods are prescribed. This may involve many parts, close tolerances and interrelated factors.

Coordinate with other setup or leader personnel for associate job assignments, or setup personnel for movement of materials or coordination of duties.

Responsible for maintaining daily 5S standards, including proper daily storage of hand tools.

About Our Group:

As strategic partners, the Production team strives to ensure that our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our company.

We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients each and every day.

We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients, partners, and own team.

We treat each other with respectand always try to have a little fun every day!

This position will be part of the Greenville based Production team that supports Proterra's Manufacturing and Engineering operations in Greenville, SC.

You will report to the Site Production Supervisor and collaborate with other Production members located at our headquarters in Burlingame, CA and other manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, CA.

Travel: 0 - 10%



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