UniCarriers Americas Corporation
  • Global Component Technologies Americas (GCTA)
  • Marengo, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K)

Hot Test Technician

UniCarriers Americas Corporation (UCA)

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Job Description

Assembles engines in a safe manner, with high quality, and expected productivity, to meet the delivery and quality demands of our customers. This position will also perform hot testing engines and make adjustments in order for proper engine efficiency and performance. Responsible for maintaining high standards for 5S. Works with others to solve problems.


Job Responsibilities

  • Leads 5's activity in assembly.
  • Maintain tools and equipment for proper and safe use.
  • Maintains operating supplies for engine production.
  • Help determine cause and effect of Non-Conformances.
  • Complete requires safety audits.
  • Partakes in continuous improvement.
  • Lead team in the development and maintenance of processes and standards.
  • Communicate quality concerns to all affected persons.
  • Participate in team activities to achieve the targets: Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.
  • Set example of professional conduct and appearance.


  • Prepare for startup.
  • Participate in morning meetings
  • Check equipment conditions.
  • Observe compliance of Engine Quality with work instructions.
  • Assemble engines while following all SOS instruction.
  • Monitor safety conditions (Facility and equipment).
  • Monitor adherence to policies (safety and conduct).
  • Monitor all process changes i.e. new engine model, new tools, equipment, or new procedure.
  • Completes reports for daily activity.
  • Reports results to production manager.
  • End of day 5S.


Job Requirements

  • H.S. diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 1 year in industrial or engine assembly.
  • Experience and exposure to material control procedures and systems.
  • Requires good verbal communications skills along with a demonstrated teamwork attitude.


Company Overview

UCA's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Marengo, IL which is about 30 miles east of Rockford and approx. 30 miles west of Schaumburg. 

While the UniCarriers name has only been around a short while, the story of our company is, in reality, the history of three companies that span more than 100 years.

  • Barrett Industrial Trucks was founded in 1914, and was a pioneer in bringing a new generation of electric powered equipment to the material handling market.
  • TCM founded the forklift manufacturing industry in Japan, producing the first ever Japan-made forklift in 1949.
  • Nissan Forklift began operations in 1957. With its acquisition of Barrett in 1988, it became the first Japanese manufacturer of all five classes of material handling equipment in the U.S.

Today, UniCarriers provides forklifts throughout the world. The UniCarriers Americas facility in Marengo, Illinois, sets the standard for forklift manufacturing. And we continue to push the envelope, bringing new technology and innovation to our equipment...and the material handling industry.

UniCarriers employs over 4,400 employees worldwide. UCA offers its employees and their families a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package. Benefits that are offered to employees and their families include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • 401(K) Savings Plan (Including company match)
  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending /Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
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