Minco Products Inc.

Manufacturing Technician

US-MN-Fridley | US-MN-Minneapolis
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At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from inside a drill bit on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together can be found in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


Do you enjoy providing technical and problem solving support on a Production floor? Then this hands-on Manufacturing Technician position is for you! Every day you will help Minco succeed by being part of a problem solving team, supporting the Production floor, helping identify areas for continuous improvement and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.


  • Provide support to a work cell or area by trouble shooting models and equipment
  • Prioritize multiple issues at once to best support production in a timely manner
  • Responsible for equipment set-up, care and repair as needed
  • Respond to Production line-stop incidents, keeping the lines producing parts
  • Inspect and set up tooling, programming and machines for Manufacturing that require specific tolerances
  • Train and assist manufacturing assemblers in various work centers as required
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis and scrap reduction/prevention activities
  • Verify work methods and documentation in Manufacturing areas
  • Complete appropriate documentation (ECR’s, data sheets, etc.)
  • Support value stream continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Lead work teams or projects toward work center initiatives, problem resolution or other programs
  • Perform equipment / product qualification testing
  • Communicate with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems
  • Apply a variety of assembly and manufacturing principles and practices within the Thermal Production area
  • Ensure compliance with quality or production standards



Basic Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of manufacturing experience and a high school diploma/GED OR an Associate’s degree in a technical field such as engineering.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Root Cause Analysis experience (Six Sigma, Plan Do Check Act, Cause and Effects Analysis)
  • Lamination/press experience preferred
  • Knowledge of electronic test equipment (Multi meters, Hypot tester, etc.) preferred
  • Strong understanding of production and manufacturing
  • PC skills; Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to read and interpret specification drawings and written instructions
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of products and work methods


Professional Skills Required:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills


This position is a regular full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


Why Minco?


At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.




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