General Operator

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SUMMARY

 

Tears down, operates, and facilitates setup, maintenance, or changeover of one or more slide forming machines or punch presses to automatically punch, cut, and form metal strips and wire by machine action to fabricate metal stampings.

Initial training will be conducted during first shift; upon completion, position will move to second or third shift.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Assists the management to attain company performance metrics while upholding the ideals of Integrity, Excellence, and Service

Adheres to company defined best practices

Responds proactively to constructive feedback from management in order to enhance performance

Develops and communicates new practices to lead or manager that may become future company defined best practices

Tends to production machines after having been set up, understands lubricating oil usage, the proper collection and disposal of oil

Works with die maintenance to resolve tooling issues and make improvements

Reads and understands blueprints and Operator Instruction Sheets in order to monitor product quality

Uses proper measurement techniques, records dimensional checks and enters data into SPC system

Performs transactions Syteline system and performs the necessary administrative duties to maintain the production control system

Troubleshoots problem jobs and other failures within the cell to improve efficiencies, has an “operational and visual awareness” of production machines

Keeps work area organized, clean and stocked with supplies

Assists in the removal of tooling at the end of run, cleans machine, does pre-setup

Assists in resolving corrective action requests and 8-D responses to customers

Understands the cost of scrap contamination and guards against it

Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and / or EXPERIENCE

 

High school diploma or equivalent; 1 to 3 years’ machine operating experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

 

REASONING ABILITY

 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, electronic oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

COMPETENCIES

 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Judgement – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures.
  • Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities.

Professionalism- Approaches others in a tactful manner and treats them with respect and consideration, regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

 

-Must be able to use a PC with MS Office

-Must be able to use, with written instructions, ERP production control and data collection software

-Must have good understanding of SPC and the ability to use SPC software

-Must have good mechanical aptitude

-Must be able to work scheduled production hours, which may be variable

-Must be able to accurately utilize a variety of measuring instruments after being given proper training

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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