Hose Assembly Technician

Manufacturing/Production/Ops CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA


Position at Motion Industries

Apache, Inc. is a division of Motion Industries, and we currently have an opening in our Hose Assembly Department.  


Set up and run machines and tools; read and interpret stock and customer orders; utilize knowledge of hose, ferrules, fittings, clamps, bend restrictors and end caps to assemble hose to suppliers’ and customers’ tolerances and specifications; run tests and ensure continuity and quality of product; wrap and label product appropriately; order paperwork; and fill orders as necessary.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience

High School diploma or equivalent to accurately read and comprehend work order, safety and other business process instructions; perform basic math operations; and count accurately.  Industrial manufacturing experience preferred. 

Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to comply with safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions; utilize computer/scanning technology effectively; work at appropriate speed to fill customer orders within time expectations; operate equipment and hand tools; work well with others; pay attention to details; must have basic math and measuring skills, ability to stand throughout the shift, ability to set up and operate power tools and hand tools safely, and ability to understand layout diagrams.  

Working Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in heat during the summer, moderate noise from equipment and low level exposure to fumes from forklifts. 

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift heavy packages frequently up to 35 lbs. and occasionally lift or move up to 70 lbs.  Standing or walking most of the day.  Must be able to talk, hear, bend, kneel, climbing, and push and pull product.  Requires close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.  Frequently required to use hands with coordination and precision to reach; handle objects, tools, or controls. 

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. But, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.  Apache Inc. reserves the right to change, amend, add, delete and otherwise assign any and all duties, responsibilities and position titles as it deems necessary to meet the needs of the business. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.