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SHAPE CORP. is seeking applicants for pre-employment training for Manufacturing Technicians located in ATHENS, AL. For over 40 years, Shape Corp. has specialized in integrated engineering and advanced manufacturing. 


PAY: $14.30 PER HOUR



Responsible for ensuring quality parts are produced and/or assembled by conducting visual inspection and gage inspection of parts produced by a welder, press, mill or other production process while meeting production rates or efficiency requirements.  


  • Perform production and/or assembly of parts in a safe manner adhering to all Safety policies.
  • Continue the production of parts through the operations required of a welding, press, mill or assembling process.
  • Distinguish and correct as needed the quality of a welded, milled, pressed or assembled part.
  • Pack parts into various containers as specified by a standard.
  • Perform required Plex functions including:  creation/printing of tags, production recording etc.
  • Adhere to and maintain 5S and LEAN Manufacturing standards.
  • Function as a member of a work team by contributing and initiating quality, safety and productivity ideas.  
  • Train co-workers on manufacturing skills as required.
  • Communicate appropriately to avoid unplanned downtime, inform other shifts of problems, trends, etc.  Inform the leader of maintenance needs.
  • Additional functions, not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader.


  • Pass the Trainer interview 
  • Show competence and be able to train to all manufacturing systems and philosophies
  • Explain all manufacturing systems and philosophies and the impact of the manufacturing associate within quality and within the business as a whole  
  • Accurately evaluate and complete required assessment of trainee  
  • Provide clear and concise communications/feedback to the trainee and to members of leadership  
  • Provide direction to the trainee with whom to contact  for answers to questions, concerns, and ideas
  • Additional functions, not specifically outlined in this position description as directed by the leader.


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED)
  • Previous manufacturing experience preferred
  • General computer skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Applications (e.g. word, excel, outlook, etc).


Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking the "Apply" button below.

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