Manufacturing Technician (Operator)

Warren, MI, US, 48092

Requisition:  34351

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.

Current Starting Base Wage = $18.00

2nd & 3rd Shifts earn an additional $0.50 cents per hour for shift premium



JOB TITLE:  Manufacturing Technician                         LOCATION:  Production Warren






GENERAL SUMMARY:         Set-up, operate and maintain standard and complex manufacturing processes consistent with approved engineering standards and quality parameters.  To be an active participant in line/cell teams, contribute to the company’s vision and goals, while safely operating production equipment.





* 1.    Operate equipment to accepted safety and production standards.


* 2.    Maintain clean and safe work area utilizing 5S methodologies and in accordance with hazard assessment.


* 3.    Actively participate in problem solving, continuous improvement and teaming activities utilizing the following methodologies:

  • Use and maintain product and process controls utilizing Dynamic Control Plan (DCP) methodology.
  • Participate in problem solving activities utilizing 8D and Poka-Yoke methodology.
  • Strive for quality improvement and cost reduction, utilizing continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Support in training and development of new team members.
  • Work in and promote teamwork.


* 4.    Maintain and utilize Statistical Process Control (SPC), Quality Operating System (QOS) measurables and all Dana reporting documentation.


* 5.    Maintain and verify all quality gaging, Poka-Yokes and mistake proof devices in accordance with Dana engineered specifications.


* 6.    Verify and maintain just-in-time inventory based on pull system.


* 7.    Ensure that equipment is serviced as required utilizing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) methodology.


* 8.    Set-up all equipment in the entire cell to accepted engineering standards, utilizing quick changeover methodology.


* 9.    Determine what repairs are required based on MRB documents.


*10.   Must be able to use hand gages, (micrometers, calipers, snap gages and master gages).


*11.   Notify supervisor of issues or problems.


*12.   DOT training if required Hilo driving.


*13.   Perform other duties as assigned by area supervisor.





* 1.    High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience.


* 2.    Must be willing to work in a team environment.


* 3.    Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form, as required.


* 4.    Must have a positive attitude.


* 5.    Must be willing to assume responsibility and be accountable for their actions.


* 6.    Create and work in an environment of respect and integrity.


* 7.    Helpful to be mechanically inclined.


* 8.    Must have the ability to be trained in skills required per the training matrix.


 *9.    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without a manipulator (lift assist).


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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 Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.​

Join our team of 40,000 problem solvers who are fostering a culture of innovation by leveraging the diverse perspectives of our global team. We believe in facing challenges head-on by finding opportunity and uncovering possibility, where roadblocks and barriers become targets instead of obstacles. We are One Dana with limitless opportunity.

Our Values

  • Value Others
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Grow Responsibly
  • Win Together



Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit