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Manufacturing Operations
2111298 Requisition #

Johnson Controls' Wichita operation designs, builds and distributes around one million pieces of residential heating and cooling equipment every year. Johnson Controls Wichita builds and assembles some of the biggest HVAC brands in the industry, including York, Luxaire, Coleman, Champion and Guardian.


The primary manufacturing campus sits on 63 acres with a total of 1.3 million square feet. It has also translated into large employment growth in Wichita, where its workforce is around 1,600 employees which is up nearly 22 percent year over year. The Wichita manufacturing facility is the largest non-aircraft manufacturing plant in Wichita.

What you will do

Perform die changeovers and setups and to operate single stroke mechanical presses 70 tons and up, to blank, punch and form parts.

 How you will do it

  • Read and understand Operational Method Sheets (OMS) job instructions.
  • Handle material to and from work station and readies work station and equipment for production.
  • Operate press to punch and form parts per specifications.
  • Perform die changeovers and select correct materials to run.
  • Problem solve setup related issues
  • Correct or seek support to correct any setup problems or tool problems preventing production of good parts.
  • Adjust and tighten hold down bolts, dies, springs, and pins.
  • Lubricate material and parts as required.
  • Complete all required and assigned paperwork.
  • Perform housekeeping activities daily as outlined by supervisor.
  • Comply with all quality checks to include first part and last part inspection.
  • Maintain quality standard, keep work station in order, report work shortages, and perform rework.
  • Overtime is required to meet production demands and can include Saturdays and Sundays when necessary.

What we look for

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; completed press training (classroom and performance) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be self-motivated, self-starter and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must attend and pass the Johnson Controls Manufacturing Training and Safety class.
  • Ability to read a blueprint and tape measure.
  • Ability to work with fractions and decimals.
  • PLC and SPC Training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and Operational Method Sheets (OMS). 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly exposed to vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. The employee in this job must be knowledgeable of and follow all Company safety policies and procedures.

The above description is concise, and is not intended to include all details of the job.

Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

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