Production Technician in Chillicothe, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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APEX Life Sciences is looking for Production Technicians in the Chillicothe, OH area!  APPLY TODAY!!

Shift: 5:00am - 1:30pm Plus Overtime

Hourly Pay Rate: $12.26


  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Prefer at least one year of manufacturing experience in a wheel environment 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment 
  • Ability to work OT, Holidays and different shifts, as required. 


Valve Steamer 

  • Using the build schedule, select appropriate valve stem components for wheel. 
  • Assemble valve stem components by hand. 
  • Operate Nut Runner to install valve stems (if applicable). 


  • Inspect machine using daily checklist.  
  • Use of air-operated O/H crane to lift wheels onto conveyor. 
  • Maintain correct wheels in line-set order. 
  • Ensure wheels are fed to mounter in such a manner that minimizes down time. 

Tire Flipper 

  • Inspect machine using daily checklist.  
  • Roll tire from line-set position to branding/match-mark station at end of conveyor. 
  • Lay tire on conveyor, locate brand area and brand appropriate tires. 
  • Record DOT number (if applicable). 
  • By rolling or using hoist, put tire onto conveyer. 


  • Measure tire pressure to 110 + 5 PSI. 
  • Measure concentricity to customer standards. 
  • May handle shortages. 


  • Remove assembly from conveyor after tilt table reaches vertical position via automatic switch or by operating correct foot pedal to activate pneumatic assist. 
  • Depending on operation, use hoist or roll assembly to appropriate station, conveyor, balance or rack. 
  • Monitor sequence of assembly using build sheet 

 Balance (if applicable) 

  • Set controls on Balance to appropriate size and style of wheel (Aluminum or Steel). 
  • Remove first tire/wheel assembly from front of conveyor (same as catcher) and roll to balancer station. 
  • Check air pressure in tire, adjust if necessary. 
  • Secure assembly to balancer and proceed with balancing process. 
  • Locate balanced position and apply wheel weights securely with mallet. 
  • Remove assembly from balancer and roll into appropriate rack. 
  • Label the correct line sequence number on assembly 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Good oral and written communication ability 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic addition, subtraction 


  • Possesses the ability to analyze and resolve routine and reoccurring problems. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend work instructions. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Approximately 90% of time is spent walking and standing on feet. 
  • here is a frequent need to perform the following physical activities: Bend, stoop squat, push, pull, reach above the shoulders and lift up to 25 lbs on a regular basis.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.


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