Siemens Finisher- Repair in Fort Madison, Iowa

Finisher- Repair

Locations:Fort Madison, Iowa

Job Family: Manufacturing


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Wind Power and Renewables

Business Unit: Supply Chain Management

Requisition Number: 201353

Primary Location: United States-Iowa-Fort Madison

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: No

Division Description:

Over the past decade, Siemens has established itself as a leader in America’s wind energy industry with over 5,000 "Made for America" wind turbines installed across the U.S. Siemens is committed to growing wind power through products that are proven, reliable, and durable – striving to drive down costs and increase wind as a share of the nation’s energy mix. A national network of service technicians keep turbines operating at maximum capacity.

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Position Overview

Are you excited to contribute to providing clean energy opportunities for generations to come?

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A Finisher in Repair corrects imperfections created in the casting process. Uses autobody (fiberglass) collision repair methods to remove structural and aesthetic imperfections to ensure the structure is sound and the paint process will go smoothly. This position reports to the 3 rd shift Repair Group Lead and is part of a 30 person team on shift and a 90 person team across 3 shifts.


  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner utilizing all PPE

  • Read, comprehend, and follow the work instructions given for each repair so work is completed in the correct steps

  • Use a DA (orbital and random) 6” grinder to remove imperfections and bevel edges of repair area within tolerance

  • Use hand tools to apply fiberglass, resin, and epoxy to rebuild voids and complete surface preparation for the paint process

  • Work under pressure to complete work on tight time deadlines

  • Have a positive attitude, work well with others, and implement constructive criticism

  • Ability to assess all of the repairs needed and plan the order in which to complete the repairs

  • Utilize 5S and LEAN principles to ensure their work is being completed as efficiently as possible

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year of auto body collision repair or industrial grinding experience, or 3 months of experience as a contractor at Siemens in the Repair department required.

  • Experience comprehending and following written work instructions

  • Ability to use department PPE including: Tyvexprotective suit, mask/shield, Positive Air Pressure Respirator/hood, and gloves.

  • Ability to go into small spaces inside of the blade to complete repairs

  • Ability to differentiate colors to see imperfections

  • Must be able to work 2 nd or 3 rd shift and be available for overtime on weekdays and weekends

  • Must pass a background check and UA

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

  • Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • AA degree in Autobody Collision Repair or equivalent experience with Fiberglass and resin repair highly preferred.

  • NCRC of a Silver or higher highly preferred

  • At least one year of experience in a manufacturing/construction environment or 3 months of experience as a Siemens contractor

  • Positive attendanceand employment history

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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