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Assembly Technician (Electrical)
MSK Covertech Inc.
600 Cherokee Pkwy, Acworth, GA 30102

Job Type

Full Time

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Job Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION: MSK Covertech, Inc. is a subsidiary of the MSK Covertech Group, a family-owned
and operated company headquartered in Kleve, Germany. MSK is a leading supplier of end-of-line packaging
machinery and cold end packaging equipment for glass container plants. MSK Covertech is known for quality
in our niche segment of the packaging machinery market. We provide machinery to well-known customers
throughout the world in many industries (building materials, food-beverage, appliance, chemical, furniture,
and more). We hire employees that take pride in their work and are excited about being part of a winning and
growing Team. We have just expanded our operations, building a brand-new 30,000 sq. ft. plant and office in
Acworth GA (North Atlanta), and we are looking to grow our Team and capabilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are actively in search of an Assembly Technician (Electrical) who will work on our
Assembly Team to assemble end-of-line packaging equipment, including Automatic Hooding Machines,
Conveyor Systems, and many other types of automated machinery. The Technician will be expected to read
and use drawings, 3D models, Bills of Material, Electrical Schematics, and work instructions to assemble a
machine from start to finish. Additionally, this person would occasionally travel to customer facilities to assist
with installations. Because we are expanding, we are looking for sharp, capable, and energetic Team Members
to help us rapidly grow our business and maintain our status as the market leader. Our machinery utilizes
some of the latest technology on the market and we need quick-thinking, flexible individuals who can solve
problems independently and improve our overall quality and efficiency.
Please read the following and if you meet these requirements, contact us today to schedule an interview.

Typical Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive and prepare the list of components needed for assembly
  • Review drawings, bills of material, electrical drawings, and instructions for assembly
  • Route, label, and terminate wire/cables for various automation equipment
  • Organize wiring on machine, in cable trays, and in electrical cabinet
  • Conduct functional and continuity tests of electrical assemblies using various testing instruments.
  • Troubleshoot electrical/mechanical issues and implement solutions
  • Install, Inspect, repair, and replace equipment, electrical wiring, or fixtures
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices
  • Inspect and modify parts as needed
  • Use forklifts and cranes for moving large components or pallets of parts
  • Align components and attach with bolts, screws or various hardware
  • Use a ladder or lift truck to assemble components at up to 20 feet
  • Install moving parts, such as gears, shafts, motors, or bearings, and verifies correct operation of components
  • Install and label tubing for pneumatic systems
  • Use a wide variety of measuring and gauging devices to ensure proper assembly
  • Abide by all safety guidelines and contribute to improvements
  • Use computerized Enterprise Resource Planning software for labor tracking and inventory control
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Activities
  • Must follow all safety procedures and rules
  • Follow all ISO 9001 procedures


Required Skills & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 2 years of related electrical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Expertise with install, inspect, repair, and replace equipment, electrical wiring, or fixtures.
  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical and mechanical drawings
  • General working knowledge of electrical systems and schematics
  • Thorough knowledge in electrical systems, power generation, electrical drawings, and maintenance/repair.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in Lock-Out/Tag-Out rules and procedures
  • Completion of Electrician Apprenticeship/Journeyman or Electrician degree from a technical college.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience with automation equipment (motor installation, conveyor assembly, etc.)
  • Experience with Siemens or Allen-Bradley PLCs, electrical components, and motion control (VFDs/Servo)
  • Experience with the use of an overhead crane and/or forklift
  • Experience with pneumatic/hydraulic systems
  • Mechanical skills (rigging, measuring, and use of standard hand tools)
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and/or Excel

Personal Profile:

  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Must be able to work with a team and independently
  • Must have good problem-solving skills for electrical troubleshooting and de-bugging
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically 10-25%
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and “get the job done”
  • Must be a good communicator and have a professional demeanor
  • Must take pride in your work and have good attention to detail
  • Must be a team player and respectful to others

Physical environment notes:

  • Electrical Wiring & Machine Assembly is performed in a warehouse/factory area
  • Installations will be conducted at Customers’ plants that range from air-conditioned appliance plants to dusty/hot cement plants
  • Employee must be capable of lifting light loads (motors, tools, film shafts, etc.)
  • Employee must be capable of climbing up and down MSK packaging machinery for troubleshooting and de-bugging
  • Employee must be able to work while standing for long periods
  • Employee will be required to communicate with Customer personnel and sub-contract labor