Performs duties to operate die cast machine, trim press machine to produce aluminum cast parts in accordance with quality specifications.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
All employees are required to actively support the safety and 5S initiatives including surveys, audits and monitoring the safety of all department employees. Follow safety rules and keep work area clean and orderly.
Functions of a die cast operator include:
Apply die lubricants
Remove casting from tools
Operate all cell equipment (including but not limited to the following):
Die cast machines
Hot oil units
Metal loading equipment
Robotics and automated equipment
Perform basic PM's and repairs
Perform all required paperwork
Use required gages
Communicate all issues to supervision and support personnel
Adhere to required housekeeping standards
Adhere to required quality standards
Adhere to required safety standards
Adhere to required attendance standards
Adhere to required productivity standards
Identify problems (die, machine, casting) and take appropriate corrective action
Assist with die set ups
Comprehend and follow verbal instructions
Read, comprehend and follow written instructions
Perform basic math calculations
This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or Equivalency
One or more year experience working in a manufacturing environment
Cooperation as a good team player and does his/her share of the work. Contributes by sharing data and information with other team members.
Adjusts workload with ease in light of changing priorities. Pays attention to detail. Asks questions of people who are directly available or who are supposed to answer questions, such as people who are directly involved or have relevant knowledge, even if they are not physically present.
Quickly understands what new tasks and jobs require. Learns unique job/cell-related vocabulary, systems, and processes. Breaks problems down in to simple lists of tasks or activities and considers pros and cons before making decisions.
Displays a leadership style in line with the desired company culture. Expresses positive belief in team members' abilities and initiates two-way communication and sharing of information and knowledge. Addresses current opportunities or problems in a timely manner without constant supervision.
Originates responses to a problem. Presents ways to overcome obstacles that are new to the team or operation.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand and walk continuously, bend, use hand or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee will be required to handle parts weighing from 5 to 75 pounds, usually using a lift assist for heavier parts.
This position requires very repetitive upper extremity work in all tasks. Repetitive grasping of parts or utilizing air tools require grip strength of 50 pounds. The employee will be required to frequently bend forward through partial range on Die Cast or Trim machines and through full range during packing of parts.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, vibration, and temperature extremes in the plant environment. The employee will be required to work safely while working around and with molten temperatures of 1200 - 1300 degrees. The noise level ranges from low (office environment) to moderate (general plant environment) to high (near machines).
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. All job functions are subject to modification.
Shiloh Industries, Inc.