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Bendix Brakes Test Technician (OE Brakes) in Westminster, Maryland

Brakes Test Technician (OE Brakes)

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Job Description

Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market.We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!KBC Careers

Summary/ObjectiveAssemble components such as sub-assemblies, brake units, door motor drives, wiring harness, and detail parts working at assembly bench. Must be able to assemble, test and repair of electrical and mechanical equipment utilizing various measurement devices, hand and power tools. Assemble electrical circuits and mechanical assemblies.

Additionally, this role performs the set-up and testing of products in operations. Performs tests of different / a small range of circuits, components, instruments and/or mechanical assemblies. Test may take seconds up to several hours and includes quick checks against given reference values. Calibration might be part of the job.

Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assemble parts or components to build a whole new product.

  • Contribute in fitting, building, or reconstruction of various parts to ensure smooth process of component amalgamation.

  • Study, read, and understand the schematic diagrams, blueprints, product manuals, process documents, and gather information regarding its parts, fixtures, tools, etc.

  • Set up, arrange, and operate equipment (if applicable), as per the specifications and instructions from the Cell Leader or Supervisor.

  • Perform regular test and troubleshooting, and inspection procedures to ensure that the product is formed in accordance with the specifications.

  • Implement and identify needs for improvement by conveying it to the senior personnel, so that quality of products is maintained

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment and ensure the compliance with the company's rules and policies.

  • Must be able to comply with quality, product safety, and HSE rules and regulations. Be energy conscious, if applicable.

Required Skills

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma

  • 3-4 Years related (manufacturing and testing) experienceorTechnical Degree or Certificate with 1 years of experience in lieu of experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 5 Years related (manufacturing and testing) experienceorTechnical Degree or Certificate with 1 years of experience in lieu of experience

Required Experience


  • Technical Capacity: controls, instrumentation and product/component testing

  • Mechanical Aptitude: equipment maintenance, mechanical inspection tools and tooling

  • Time Management

  • Problem Solving and Decision Making (in making job decisions, the incumbent is guided by policy, routine and procedures)

  • Attention to detail

  • Safety & Quality Focus

Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job primarily operates in a climate-controlled, shop floor production environment. The employee will be exposed to noise, heat, cold, dust, and dirt. Additionally, this role may also be required to perform some duties in an office environment on a computer terminal.

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, bend at the waist, kneel, crouch, use hands for fine and gross manipulation to handle, grip, and grasp objects and tools, and reach with arms. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 lbs.

What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you?

  • Competitive Health Benefits

  • Company Paid Life and Disability Benefits

  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • 401 (k) Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Free Passes to Local Attractions

  • Free Gym memberships

  • Additional Discount Offerings

  • Volunteer Paid Time Off

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Company Paid Holidays

  • Monthly Employee Welfare Events and Volunteer Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.


Job Location

Westminster, Maryland, United States

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