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Apprentice Technician

Company: Heidelberg USA
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We are now hiring an Apprentice Technician for the US. While this role involves travel, preferred home location is Kansas City.Entry level Graphic Arts technician position specializing on Post Press equipment. Basic mechanical/electrical aptitude advantageous for position. Mechanical/electrical knowledge does not need to be limited to printing equipment. Must be willing to travel extensively. Basic computer skills are important. 3-year program. Successful completion would result in a functional field service representative.Post Press or Finishing refers to all the activities that are performed on printed material after printing. This includes cutting, binding, the fastening of individual sheets together, and decorative processes such as die-stamping, embossing or laminating. The Post Press Apprenticeship offers a wide variety of technology that will surely keep you challenged and intrigued.Do you ever realize how often you see print in your daily experience? It's everywhere. We walk into a grocery store and every item has some sort of printed packaging. The box of cookies on the shelf or the poster in the window advertising a sale. Both printed and finished on machines that you could be working on.Job Summary:We have a unique opportunity for entry level technicians motivated in growing with the Heidelberg team. Our apprenticeship program offers training with a competitive hourly rate, paid travel expenses, a per diem and full employee benefits. By working on Heidelberg machines, you secure a global presence with a unique skillset.The Heidelberg Apprenticeship program challenges you to apply your hands-on capability while adhering to high technological standards. A career with Heidelberg USA offers a challenging opportunity to work on the industry's most technologically advanced equipment.If you truly enjoy troubleshooting and are motivated by working on advanced machinery, PLEASE APPLY!!Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QxkzvQG5t4Currently Seeking:A candidate interested in a three-year training program for entry-level technicians, focused on servicing Heidelberg printing press equipment. A successful completion would result in securing a functional field service representative position with Heidelberg and acquiring a unique skillset in the Global Print Technology industry.Minimum Qualifications:Technician experience in all fields including but not limited to: Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, etc.Critical Skills:Travel up to 100% during and after the Apprenticeship program.Capable to perform based on company and customer's expectations.Willing to relocate to another state, if Heidelberg or client requests.Additional Skills and Preferred:

  • Responsible for grasping the concepts and theories related to mechanical & electrical processes taught in an operational environment
  • Working with and assisting Field Service Personnel during the installation and maintenance of Heidelberg equipment, both in the field and in Heidelberg facilities
  • Provide exemplary Customer service: Expected to understand the customer's need to keep their equipment productive and explain what will be required to restore their equipment to operation
  • Most service work is performed at the customer's site so regular attendance and timeliness is expected. There may be times that overtime, or weekend work will be a critical function for success#ZR

Keywords: Heidelberg USA, Kansas City , Apprentice Technician, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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