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Production Tech, 1st Shift

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Dodge Center
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet.
The Production Technician will conduct strong working knowledge of body and chassis operations, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, start-up, and troubleshooting and be able to demonstrate strong safety leadership skills, follow safe work practices and work independently.
These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Test, check, and adjust vehicles and systems for completion and function.

  • Resolve repetitive defects through investigation and corrective action.

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and make recommendations for electrical problems.

  • Develop, implement, and document best practice methods and maintain records.

  • Troubleshoot breakdowns and perform preventative maintenance.

  • Diagnose and repair problems on production vehicles and provide failure analysis.

  • Conduct software updates and calibrations.

  • Follow all Safety procedures.


    • Two (2) or more years' experience in a heavy-duty truck/manufacturing environment or an evaluated equivalent.

    • Successful passing of a welding test with a score of 70 or higher.


      • High School Diploma or GED.

      • Two (2) or more years of assembly at McNeilus.

      • Ability to read, interpret, and understand both electrical and hydraulic schematics.


        • Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.

        • External Contacts: Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.

        • Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations.

        • Decision-Making: Requires minimal decision-making responsibility.

        • Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Work of a relatively routine nature. Requires the ability to understand the follow instructions.


          • Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Climbing, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion, Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs.

          • Non-Physical Demands: Occasional: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing.

          • Environmental Demands: Occasional: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work, Dust, Temperature Extremes, Loud Noises.

          • Work Schedule: Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.

          • Demands/Deadlines: Occasional stress due to deadlines or workload because of intermittent or cyclical work pressures, or occasional exposure to distressed individuals within the immediate work environment.

            Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.
            Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.
            Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.
            Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Minneapolis , Production Tech, 1st Shift, Professions , Dodge Center, Minnesota

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