Employment Opportunities

TAF values each and every one of our employees because they are the foundation of our success and key to TAF remaining a leading global automotive manufacturer. We consider every employee an important member of the team as we work together towards a common set of goals that will be the key to our future and will help guarantee our success.


Job Openings

Job Title Job Description
Machine Technician-2nd Shift Job description
Topura America Fastener, Inc. was originally established as TWN Fastener, Inc. in 1987 through the efforts of Topura Co., Ltd., John Wagner Associates, Inc., and Nissho Iwai Corporation (Metal One Corporation) and was based in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In May 2006, Topura Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese fastener manufacturer, became the sole shareholder. On January 1, 2007, we began conducting business as Topura America Fastener, Inc. Today TAF continues to serve a wide range of clientele, including those in automotive manufacturing, appliance manufacturing, and construction.

Mission Statement

TAF is an enthusiastic manufacturer of the best quality fasteners. We conduct our business with the highest regard for our customers, suppliers and community, with whom we build lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. We strongly believe that our employees are our most precious assets and our operationís success primarily relies upon those employees who commit themselves to our organization. We provide a fair return to our shareholders, utilizing the strength of our cross-cultural team. We incorporate the best philosophies and technologies, including continuous improvement methods and environmentally sound practices.

SUMMARY

Eliminate machine downtime, perform product quality checks and keep work area clean and orderly. Committed to meet or exceed customer expectations for product performance, service and delivery.

Company Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance after 90 days

Company paid life and Short-Term disability insurance after 90 days

Voluntary Long-Term disability insurance after 90 days

Voluntary participation in 401K with company match after 90 days

Paid sick time after 90 days

10 Paid Holiday after 90 days

Paid Vacation after 1 year

Profit Sharing and Perfect Attendance Bonus

AND MORE!

Production Technician 2:

Complete changeovers and ability to make adjustments.
Complete tool modifications, i.e. roll die, pusher plate, washer assembly unit set up and adjustments, etc.
Complete PM check sheet.
Complete required quality checks.
Quality documentation and paperwork verification.
Pan dumps.
Complete setup approvals.
Proper adjustment and settings of quality sensors.
Fill machines with oil when needed.
Assist in daily 5S activities and housekeeping; complete 5S checksheets.
All tool changes and adjustments, i.e. dies, rails and feeders.
Pull full tubs and complete documentation.
Check out tools from tool room.
Ability to read product drawings.
Fill feeder bowls and retrieve washers from flow rack.
Eliminate the amount of lost parts from conveyors, rollers or chutes.
Eliminate waste. (i.e. scrap, rework, high tool consumption, etc.)
Complete scheduled quality checks of all parts.
Eliminate machine downtime.
Ability to use measurement and test equipment (e.g. micrometer, calipers, optical comparator, etc.).
Material handler and parts washer responsibilities when absent.
Report all quality issues to Supervisor or Manufacturing Manager.
Follow the production schedule/plan of the Supervisor.
Maintain machines and complete necessary adjustments and set ups efficiently.
Ensure that product quality standards are maintained throughout each manufacturing process.
Knowledge of the department equipment and related tooling.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; 2+ years related experience preferred. Mechanical background preferred. Knowledge of cold heading dies, punches, pins and roll thread dies preferred. Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, and MRP system) Blueprint reading.

Topura America Fastener is a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants, seeking employment at TAF will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Topura America Fastener is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an integral part of our interest in having the best qualified employees, the company is committed to Equal Opportunity, and will:

Recruit, hire, train and promote into all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender or age or any other factor protected by law.
Base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.
Machine Sort Technician-2nd Shift Job description
Topura America Fastener, Inc. was originally established as TWN Fastener, Inc. in 1987 through the efforts of Topura Co., Ltd., John Wagner Associates, Inc., and Nissho Iwai Corporation (Metal One Corporation) and was based in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In May 2006, Topura Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese fastener manufacturer, became the sole shareholder. On January 1, 2007, we began conducting business as Topura America Fastener, Inc. Today TAF continues to serve a wide range of clientele, including those in automotive manufacturing, appliance manufacturing, and construction.

Mission Statement

TAF is an enthusiastic manufacturer of the best quality fasteners. We conduct our business with the highest regard for our customers, suppliers, and community, with whom we build lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. We strongly believe that our employees are our most precious assets and our operationís success primarily relies upon those employees who commit themselves to our organization. We provide a fair return to our shareholders, utilizing the strength of our cross-cultural team. We incorporate the best philosophies and technologies, including continuous improvement methods and environmentally sound practices.

SUMMARY

Responsible for the operation and preventive maintenance of machinery. Will perform product quality checks and keep work area clean and orderly. Committed to meet or exceed customer expectations for product performance, service and delivery.

Company Benefits:

Perfect Attendance Bonus after 90 days

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance after 90 days

Company paid life and Short-Term disability insurance after 90 days

Voluntary Long Term Disability after 90 days

Voluntary participation in 401K with company match after 90 days

Paid sick time after 90 days

10 Paid Holiday after 90 days

Paid Vacation after 1 year

Profit Sharing and Perfect Attendance Bonus

AND MORE!

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Retrieve containers from and place containers in required area.
Operate machinery as required and perform proper set up per part.
Make boxes and label boxes as required.
Complete all required documentation.
Report any problems with machinery to the supervisor.
Keep workplace clean. Follow TAF policies and safety rules.
Report all quality issues to the Supervisor.
Follow the production schedule/plan.
Maintain machines and complete necessary adjustments and set ups efficiently.
Eliminate waste. (i.e. scrap, rework, high tool consumption, etc.)
Eliminate the amount of lost parts from conveyors, rollers or chutes.
Complete scheduled quality checks of all parts.
Proper adjustment and settings of quality sensors.
Eliminate unnecessary repairs by doing proper preventive maintenance. (PM)
Eliminate machine downtime.
Ensure that product quality standards are maintained throughout each manufacturing process.
Knowledge of the department equipment and related tooling.
Ability to use measurement and test equipment (e.g. micrometer, calipers, optical comparator, etc.
Ability to read product drawings.
Follow and review IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards.
Participate in and encourage continuous improvement ideas, activities and efforts.
Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; 2+ years related experience preferred. Mechanical background preferred. Knowledge of cold heading dies, punches, pins and roll thread dies preferred. Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, and MRP system) Blueprint reading.

Topura America Fastener is a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants, seeking employment at TAF will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Topura America Fastener is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an integral part of our interest in having the best qualified employees, the company is committed to Equal Opportunity, and will:

Recruit, hire, train and promote into all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender or age or any other factor protected by law.
Base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.
Material Handler-2nd Shift Topura America Fastener, Inc. was originally established as TWN Fastener, Inc. in 1987 through the efforts of Topura Co., Ltd., John Wagner Associates, Inc., and Nissho Iwai Corporation (Metal One Corporation) and was based in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In May 2006, Topura Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese fastener manufacturer, became the sole shareholder. On January 1, 2007, we began conducting business as Topura America Fastener, Inc. Today TAF continues to serve a wide range of clientele, including those in automotive manufacturing, appliance manufacturing, and construction.

Mission Statement

TAF is an enthusiastic manufacturer of the best quality fasteners. We conduct our business with the highest regard for our customers, suppliers, and community, with whom we build lasting and mutually beneficial relationships. We strongly believe that our employees are our most precious assets and our operationís success primarily relies upon those employees who commit themselves to our organization. We provide a fair return to our shareholders, utilizing the strength of our cross-cultural team. We incorporate the best philosophies and technologies, including continuous improvement methods and environmentally sound practices.

Company Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance after 90 days

Company paid life and Short-Term disability insurance after 90 days

Voluntary Long-Term disability insurance after 90 days

Voluntary participation in 401K with company match after 90 days

Paid sick time after 90 days

10 Paid Holiday after 90 days

Paid Vacation after 1 year

Profit Sharing and Perfect Attendance Bonus

AND MORE!

SUMMARY

Moves material by manual or mechanical means to facilitate an efficient flow of materials throughout the facility. Completes paperwork as necessary. Committed to meet or exceed customer expectations for product performance, service and delivery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follow all work instructions, company policies, and safety rules.
Ensures that product is stored and handled in a manner that prevents loss or damage, and meets customer specifications.
Responsible to maintain and control paperwork to ensure inventory system achieves 100% inventory accuracy.
Makes prudent use of company supplies and equipment.
Moves material within Epicor Ė per location
Responsible to ensure that all products follow correct routing and are placed in the correct locations.
Required to follow schedule and to communicate delays in that schedule.
Responsible for special tasks assigned by Manufacturing Manager such as painting, cleaning, expediting, etc.
Responsible for safely operating all equipment and reporting all incidents.
Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment and ensure vendors wear required PPE and are aware of the safety and environmental policies.
Contribute to a positive environment.
Communicate with all departments professionally and effectively.
Reacts to change productively and handles other tasks as assigned.
Follow and review TS16949 and ISO14001 standards.
Promote safety and correct unsafe work practices.
Promote and maintain a clean work environment consistent with 5S practices.
Participate in and encourage continuous improvement ideas, activities and efforts.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; 2+ years related experience preferred. Mechanical background preferred. Knowledge of cold heading dies, punches, pins and roll thread dies preferred. Basic computer skills (Excel, Word, Power Point, and MRP system) Blueprint reading.

Topura America Fastener is a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants, seeking employment at TAF will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

Topura America Fastener is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an integral part of our interest in having the best qualified employees, the company is committed to Equal Opportunity, and will:

Recruit, hire, train and promote into all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender or age or any other factor protected by law.
Base decisions on employment so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.


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Mail application to:
1070 Monterey Court
Bowling Green, Ky 42101
Attn: Human Resources

Scan and email application to:
hr@topuraaf.com

Fax application to 270-901-1290


Benefits
TAF offers many benefits for employees and their families including health/vision/dental insurance, life insurance, vacation and personal days, holidays, company matched 401K, and much more!