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Company: Gast Manufacturing
Location: Janesville
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

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REPORTING TO: Value Stream Manager

LOCATION: Benton Harbor, MI

Who is GAST Manufacturing?

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, GAST Manufacturing has a long history of being the leader in design and manufacturing of quality air-moving products. We specialize in offering cost effective solutions for a wide variety of industries including industrial manufacturing, healthcare, and environmental cleanup applications. We are looking to add more talent to our Benton Harbor, Michigan facility.

*This is an onsite position.

SUMMARY: The purpose of the job is to perform a wide variety of operations to completely assemble an entire line of Gast products. Reading and interpreting detail sheets, bills of material, route sheets, and assembly instructions. Using hand and power tools to assemble parts to close tolerances. Using precision gauges and SPC to ensure a quality product. Preparing units to be painted, mixings paint, and painting units with proper equipment according to required specifications. Verifying proper test specifications and tests units to assure predetermined quality standards are met. Packing units as specified on detail sheets and bills of material to insure safe delivery of product.


  • Operates as a team player at prescribed performance levels consistent with quality.
  • Notifies Manager of defective materials or faulty operations.
  • Aids in maintaining proper flow within the work cell and promotes customer/supplier communications to aid in improved quality.
  • Performs all other duties as requested.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Compressor manufacturing assembly related experience required.

      • Ability to operate a computer, fax machine, and other office equipment
      • Ability to learn new procedures and train others.
      • Willingness to participate in team activities and follow agreed upon procedures.
      • Ability to read assembly documentation and other required material.
      • Demonstrated commitment to continuous quality improvement.
      • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment, thinks independently, shows initiative, anticipates, and prevents problems.
      • Ability to perform basic mathematic calculations.
      • Experience operating material handling equipment.
      • SPC knowledge.

        • Ability to stand for up to 10 hours.
        • Lifting up to 50lbs.

          GAST Manufacturing, a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

          The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

          Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

          IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

          Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at lfcareers@idexcorp.com for assistance with an accommodation. These contact tools may be used only by individuals with a disability for accommodation requests. Do not inquire as to the status of an application.

Keywords: Gast Manufacturing, Janesville , Assembler, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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