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Youth Apprentice - Production

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United States  United States
Apprenticeship, Industry, English

Job Description:

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.


The Youth Apprentice - Production will support the production workforce in various spaces. The main objective of this role is to gain knowledge and understanding of the production industry. This role will be a hands-on learning experience while assisting in different production projects and process.

These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
* Job Shadow both salaried and production workforce to gain knowledge and insight in the production industry.
* Provide support on Plan for Every Part (PFEP) tasks and day-to-day activities, such as: inventory verification, locating missing parts, supporting material routes, setup/layout of work centers, work center updates and audits.
* Support the Team Coordinator production needs by researching rejected tickets, review shift checklists, and assisting with Kronos signoffs.
* Support Engineers through workstation design and tool-board set ups.
* Participate in Continuous Improvement (CI) activities and support completion of CI board items.
* Participate in engagement activities, such as: Safety Bingo, Feed Forward activities, and Safety Teams.
* Prep and trim-out vehicles or components before and after; hang paint line to ensure materials and components are ready to be painted.
* Assemble and/or install a variety of major or min subassemblies, parts, and systems, such as: engine and transmission assemblies, radiators, transfer cases, auxiliary transmissions, axles, air systems hydraulic steering, electric lines, valves, tanks, brackets, linkages, tinware, etc.
* Operate hand tools as needed.
* Perform production duties as needed.

* High School/GED enrolled student.
* Junior or senior standing
* Must have reliable transportation.
* Ability to use and understand linear measurements, Imperial and Metric Systems, and proficient in reading a tape measure and other measuring devises.
* High level of attention to detail
* Strong verbal and written skills

Students need to apply through the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship program before your application will be considered. If you are part of a CESA 6 school district, apply at []. Otherwise, please talk to your school counselor.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email

(COMPANY NAME) is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

(COMPANY NAME) will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with (COMPANY NAME)'s legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with (COMPANY NAME) require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum

Source: Company website
Posted on: 11 Feb 2024
Type of job: Apprenticeship
Industry: Automotive
Languages: English
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