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Machine Operator Applying (Tool Assembly Operator) - 3rd Shift

GKN

Sanford, United States of America

Performs and maintains complete set-up and machine operations in the forming process including but not limited to; billet preparation, tool assembly and warm forming as well as general preventative maintenance as required to ensure the quality and quantity of finished product.

Key Responsibilities
Ensure that all Safety systems designed to protect the operator are functional and are being used. Ensure that Production Management are notified immediately if any system is not functional or is being violated.

To contribute to the achievement of the company’s goals and objectives including budgetary and production goals as defined by the Precision Forming Leadership Team and Production Management Team.

Operate Fork Lift Truck with approved GKN License.

Must be able to operate electric pallet jack and walk-behind reach truck.

Maintain Heat Lot Integrity.

Maintain proper housekeeping and complete TPM responsibilities.

Ensure that Utilization Sheets and all other daily Production paperwork is completed at each press, including end of shift notes and shift change communication

Ensure that Process Scrap and Discrepant Materials are handled in accordance with procedure and Discrepant materials are dispositioned by the end of the shift with accompanying paperwork.

Interpret stage drawings (blueprints) and verbal instructing to process work in establishing proper size, shape and finish.

Demonstrate proactive approach to problem solving.

Monitor quality of product throughout shift operations.

Conduct visual checks of first five parts on each new side of the parts cooling table. Conduct measured checks of parts and verify that parts meet specification requirements and record readings on SPC charts as required.

Respond to out of specification or out of Statistical control conditions and make machine adjustments as needed.

Knows significant environmental aspects of the job and the related operational controls.

Interprets stage drawings, (blueprints), job layouts, sketches or verbal instructions, etc., and then processes work to establish proper size, shape, and finish. May be required to analyze and interpret program commands (PLC).

Use any type precision measuring instruments necessary to check and maintain accuracy of results including 1st article inspection using conventional and coordinate measuring equipment.

Sets up and maintains his/her own work, determining proper settings of all process parameters relative to the warm form processes.

Train others to perform more complex warm form operations.

Makes all adjustments, either electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical or mechanical while insuring the maximum utilization of the machine capabilities concerning quantity and quality of warm formed extrusions.

Uses all tools, jigs, and special equipment associated with warm form machine operations including grinders, polishing, torque wrenches, set-up adjustment, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting both product and machine faults and other machine and process adjustments.

Knows significant environmental aspects of the job and the related operational controls

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Ability to read and write English Language.

Good motor skills, hand dexterity, ability to stand for long periods, walk, stoop, kneel and move/push +40 lbs and good or corrected vision and hearing.

High School education or GED and work key completion at Bronze or higher

Prior experience in manufacturing as an Machine Operator

Successful completion of pre-hire screening and interview.

Ability to work as a team player with minimal supervision

Less than a level 2 discipline for internal candidates

Valid state driver’s license required.


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