This position is for a High-Definition Plasma Operator. As a cross-functional team member of this department, work may be required anywhere in the Fabrication Department and perform other duties as assigned by the Section Leader.
- Read information from blueprints and verify acceptability of components being produced.
- Set up, adjust, and operate production equipment.
- This includes monitoring the performance of the machine and carrying out operations in proper sequence.
- Load jobs, pull parts from active plate, and perform daily, weekly and monthly preventive maintenance on the machine.
- Hand and air tools will be used daily (magnets, grinders, chipping guns, sanders, etc.).
- Remove parts from plate with a magnet or hoist, clean or de-burr them, check them for quality using measuring tools (micrometers, tape measures, rules, squares, etc.), detect and correct defects.
- Use a computer to:
- Check the location, inventory, and routing of parts.
- Print production orders as well as transfer or move tickets.
- Maintain production records.
- Meet or exceed typical production, quality, attendance, and safety expectations and work independently much of the time with limited supervision.
- Have the willingness and determination to cross-train on other machines as skills are developed.
- Be willing to contribute to ongoing Continuous Improvement efforts to eliminate identified waste while increasing efficiency through process modification, setup reductions, idea cards, etc..
- Through behavior and communication, maintain a positive attitude and relationships with customers, supervisors, and co-workers.
- Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature and humidity, noise, and dirt).
- Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, electrical arc-welding equipment, and materials handling.
- Working with hazardous materials, including coolant, solvents, oils, grease, and pressurized gases.
- Fast pace environment.
- Varying duties, workloads, and priorities.
- Changes often happen with little to no advance notice.
- Workdays of up to 12 hours Mon-Fri and Saturdays as needed to meet production schedules.
- Be familiar with and have basic experience using mechanical repair and assembly tools.
- This includes wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.
- Have appropriate reading, clerical, and basic math skills.
- This includes the ability to understand written instructions, maintain production records, and calculate sums, differences, and fractions.
- Be able to regularly and safely handle items weighing in excess of 50 pounds.
- This includes pushing, pulling, lifting, and positioning items.
- Have a good work record, including attendance, safety, performance, behavior, self-motivation, attention to quality, ability to learn new skills, and a cordial, cooperative personality.
- Experience or training in any of the following would be a plus:
- Welding, machining, mechanical repair, or metal working machinery operation.