KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA - Assemblers

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Recruitment #81-12-29







In Cooperation With

Spartanburg Community College


is assisting with the recruitment and training for



KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA




KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA is dedicated to producing a full range of crawler excavators in the 3,000 lb. to 184,000 lb. classes for the rental, landscape, construction, aggregate, roadbuilding, material handling, site preparation, recycling and ancillary markets, including zero tail swing, standard, long-reach and compact models. KOBELCO is well-known worldwide as the excavator authority for its steadfast focus on improving and enhancing its singular line of products. KOBELCO machines are well-regarded for their advanced technologies.


KOBELCO offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401K.



Potential employment opportunities exist for:

1st Shift Assemblers





  • Mount and connect auxiliary, mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic equipment; fit parts, hoses, and tubing together
  • Assure and maintain specified torque and tension by proper setting of torque wrenches meeting torqueing requirements for assembly.
  • Check incoming parts and outgoing assembly for deformation or scratches, and report non-conforming parts/product to supervision
  • Remove small quantities of metal, using hand files or portable grinders, to produce close fits between parts
  • Inspect work to insure proper assembly of all components, including torqueing and harnessing to specifications.
  • Actively participate in process improvement activities (safety, quality, productivity)
  • Operate overhead cranes or Jib cranes safely in order to move and set large parts to fixture, assembly and docking.
  • Keep work station/area clean and free from safety hazards and adhere to safety requirements at all times.
  • Rotate to various positions within the job function area to perform related activities
  • Work in a highly structured environment, strictly adhering to provided standard work instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with others and to guide and train them on tasks and procedures
  • Ability to work overtime when required, including weekends
  • Complete all other duties as assigned
  • 1st Shift: Mon – Thurs for 10 hours (6 AM to 4:30 PM), Overtime possible daily and Fridays depending upon Production Schedule.





  • High School diploma (or GED)
  • 2+ years of assembly experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Intermediate proficiency (basic skills / knowledge with capability of functioning independently) in reading blueprints
  • Proven mechanical aptitude
  • Proficient in the execution of standardized methods and procedures
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and practices
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a highly structured work environment
  • Attention to detail and to working safely



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Kobelco is An Equal Opportunity Employer