What Machine Operation contributes to Cardinal Health
Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions.
Responsible for achieving established productivity, safety, and quality goals on assigned set of looms.
Weavers may be asked to run different sets of looms on occasion. Operates light-duty bench- or floor-type machine tools and automation equipment.
May set up machining machines and adjust and perform maintenance on machines.
Checks work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances.
Some machines may be numerically controlled.
May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions. Must attend all monthly scheduled Safety Meetings.
Cycle the looms at the beginning of the shift.
Keep looms running.
Flag looms when needed for weaving technician, warp out operator, tie in operator, cloth doffer and/or supervisor.
Cycles back or warp alley to detect loose ends, mat ups, bad warps, hard size, etc., especially when all looms are running.
Cycle front or cloth alley to detect any defect such as miss draws, ends outs, doubles, leno selvage not weaving or any other malfunction in the performance of the loom. Replace bad or broken heddles or dropwires.
Keep warp ends straight, cut laps off warps and place in proper receptacle.
Draw in all broken warp ends up to 7 ends or more.
Smashes of 7 or more ends should be posted to smash board.
Change filling yarn as needed and tie transfer tail.
Start loom for filling stop, warp stop, leno stop, and catch cord stop. Place waste yarn in apron.
Put bad filling in proper location to be returned to the spinning department.
Meet department production goals.
Meet department quality goals by ensuring only quality cloth coming from looms.
Follow all safety rules, plant rules, department rules and implement total quality in his/her area of responsibility.
Participate in Plant Corrective Action Team Program.
Participate in Plant Safety Program.
Report all unsafe conditions in a timely manner.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies basic skills and techniques to complete routine tasks within assigned area
Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
Works on basic and routine assignments
Works within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methods
Adheres to all quality guidelines
Works under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracy
Any deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding
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