Brazing Machine Setter Job Description Sample
Brazing Machine Operator- 1St Shift
High School Diploma or GED, Technical or Vocation Schooling a plus.
3 to 5 years previous experience in Brazing Processes (or similar)
Computer Skills including Microsoft Office (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word).
Excellent communication skills - spoken, written, interpersonal
Ability to learn and understand new processes, machines and technology.
Flexibility to work in different shifts, overtime
Ability to stand and be mobile for 8 hours
Proper hand dexterity
Ability to read and follow instructions
Ability to read and prepare orders
Ability to lift (up to) 40 lbs.
Math skills appropriate to a machining environment.
Able to read product prints and check product to match.
Proficient in the use of measuring devices.
Setup machine using basic hand tools and measuring devices.
Identify and assess common problems with machine, trouble-shooting.
Read and follow standard operating procedures
Understand and follow procedures pertaining to machine cleanliness and tool organization.
Heat Treated And Brazing Furnace Operator
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets.
We are seeking a Heat Treating and Brazing Furnace Operator for our Canoga Park, CA facility to work either the 1st or 2nd shift. This is a Union position.
Set up and operation of Heat treating and controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces to braze rocket engine thrust chambers and other assemblies where vacuum, explosive and/or inert gas atmospheres are used in production.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
Plan brazing and/or heat treat operations of developmental, prototype and production assemblies in controlled atmospheric brazing furnaces where explosive and inert gasses are used in the atmospheres.
Set power and temperature controls, gas flow panels and instrumentation for electric or gas fired furnaces. Adjust switches on temperature control instruments for multiple cycle brazing. Load assemblies on furnace base and make hookups of thermocouples and pressure lines as required.
Operate auxiliary power equipment to unload furnaces and cool down with cooling muffles. Perform heat treating and/or brazing operation as required.
Operate furnace to heat treat and/or braze assemblies including leak check and purge, instrumentation, heat-up, braze and cool down. Take action when emergency conditions arise during phases of operations to assure safety of personnel and equipment. Over-ride furnace controls by manual operation when necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of experience in heat treating and brazing operations.
Demonstrated experience working with and around hazardous chemicals including acids.
Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE used with hazardous chemicals.
Experience handling large (500 lbs +) complex hardware with tooling and other handling devices (ie: pallet jacks, cranes, lifting straps, etc).
Experience reading, comprehending and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.
Experience using measurement instruments to ensure parts are set-up and indicated properly to meet requirements.
Must carry or obtain applicable certifications to work in an environmentally controlled room.
Must pass the written and practical exam required for Heat Treated and Brazing Furnace Operator.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment and Physical
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner.
While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas.
Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
Brazing Technician/Industrial Welder
Minneapolis-based Wagner SprayTech Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wagner Holding, Inc., is a market leader in advanced paint applicators. We develop and market a wide array of painting and decorating products used in home improvement, commercial painting and industrial fine finishing. Wagner supports its customers through innovation, high tech engineering, quality manufacturing and service.
Wagner Spray Tech believes that people represent a company's most important asset. At Wagner, we strive to create an organization where everyone participates and efforts are focused toward continuous improvement. These improvements are driven by dedication, teamwork, and the innovation of Wagner people.
Our company participates in the US government's E-Verify process. In addition, all offers of employment are contingent on a drug test and background check. Our benefits package includes 401(k), health, dental, life, disability, long term care insurance, as well as tuition reimbursement.
The individual in this role plans and coordinates brazing operations to ensure that scheduled parts are completed on time and at cost.
Position Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm
Inspects, measures or tests completed metal workpieces ensuring conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing devices.
Reads blueprints, work orders and production schedules to determine product or job instructions or specifications, and computes and records settings for new work.
Starts, monitors and adjusts induction brazing equipment.
Sets up, operates and/or tends welding machines that join or bind components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
Assembles, aligns and clamps workpieces onto holding fixtures to bond, heat-treat, or solder fabricated metal components.
Prepares metal surfaces or workpieces using hand-operated equipment such as grinders, cutters or drills.
Conducts trial runs before welding, soldering or brazing and makes necessary adjustments to equipment.
Dresses electrodes using tip dressers, files, emery cloths or dressing wheels.
Sets dials and timing controls to regulate electrical currents, gas flow pressure, heating and cooling cycles or shut-offs.
Observes meters, gauges or machine operations to ensure that soldering or brazing processes meet specifications.
Adds chemicals or materials to workpieces or machines to facilitate bonding or to cool workpieces.
Provides machine set-up and operation instructions to employees as needed.
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Must have at least one year of induction brazing and gas metal arc welding experience.
Certified Welding Certificate is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to read and comprehend simple and complex instructions, blueprints and welding symbols and follow written and verbal directions.
Ability to perform shop math, geometry and trigonometry in addition to basic mathematical computations such as to adding, subtracting, and dividing using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Knowledge of and skill using Microsoft Office applications.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to be objective and flexible in adapting to changes in priorities, work assignments and other interactions that may impact pre-established courses of action for completing projects and assignments.
Ability to work extended hours and/or varying shifts as requested in order to maintain adequate coverage during hours of operation.
Knowledge of Lean and Kaizan methods and practices and standard production safety protocol.
Assembler - Brazing - 2Nd Shift
The Assembler is responsible for assembling component parts, lifting assembled parts into machines and unloading the assembled part into cages to produce complete units or subassemblies within specified time allowances according to defined operating procedures in Business Unit Transmission Technologies in Schaeffler Group North America at the Wooster, Ohio facility.
The Assembler will maintain productivity standards, perform changeovers, use gauges and other tools to perform their own quality inspections and record data into computer programs and systems. This person must pay significant attention to detail, must be self-motivated, and must be able to function as a member in a team environment. The Assembler will cooperate and communicate with all levels of the department and organization. This person may be called to work on other Assembly areas as needed. This person will maintain productivity standards and perform changeovers while exhibiting cooperation and communication skills. This person will adhere to company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to maneuver objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds based on component specifications. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This position is required to know and understand the current specifications of the Quality Policy and procedures, as well as the Safety and Environment Policy and procedures and contribute to the achievement of the company objectives. In addition to the duties listed above, the position holder must carry out tasks assigned by his supervisor that are essentially related to his duties.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Technical: - Blueprint reading
Knowledge of current quality specifications
Interpersonal: - Communication ability
Extremely self-motivated & driven to achieve results
Continuous improvement approach
Assertive approach to solving problems
Ability to prioritize and make decisions
Educational: - High School diploma or equivalent
Process Engineer – Welding, Brazing & Heat Treat
Primary engineering contact for all special welding and braze processes and support cells.
Directs the planning, design, engineering, procurement, cost, scheduling, construction, commissioning and troubleshooting activities of multiple major projects by coordinating effort of various internal departments, project teams and outside consulting resources.
Analyzes, develops and recommends methods to meet production requirements, improve economy and quality, and reduce turn-around-times for products and/or processes with supporting cost analysis.
Prepares conceptual and detailed design of major engineering projects requiring mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and structural considerations. Prepares technical reports for internal use and for submission to local technical authorities including operation and preventative maintenance instructions for in-house designed systems.
Manages approved project time lines.
Provides technical and financial data for preparation of project justification and cost benefit analysis.
Organizes and provides input into engineering projects and required resources (staff and financial), according to department and project requirements.
Develops proposals and cost estimates; estimates project needs including equipment, materials and personnel; schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications; ensures facilities are in compliance with federal, municipal and provincial electrical, fire, building, health and safety codes.
Reviews, evaluates and approves contracts for work to be performed by consultants and outside contractors; monitors budgets, approves plans and designs and resolves problems as they arise.
Monitors all work in progress to ensure that quality and engineering standards are met and that designs are effective through the entire process; approves changes to designs or schedules as necessary. Produces periodic project status reports comparing actual to forecasted time-line.
Acts as a liaison with internal and external customers, assuring satisfaction with progress and quality.
Participates in projects as a team member and/or team project leader.
Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
Carries out special duties as assigned. * 4 year Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace, mechanical, manufacturing, materials or industrial engineering.
Minimum 3 years experience with gas turbine engine component repair.
Knowledge of gas turbine engine maintenance, theory, and performance.
Knowledge of aerospace materials and manufacturing processes (i.e. bonding, metal spray, welding, machining, heat treatment, non-destructive testing).
Ability to read and interpret engine manual repair instructions, inspection criteria, and part blue prints.
Strong technical writing skills, interpersonal communication skills, and proficient computer skills are a must.
Ability to make quick decisions in a fast paced and high part volume environment.
Working knowledge of precision measurement instruments and gauges.
Must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent Resident per ITAR regulations.
Plastic Plate, LLC - A Division of Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is seeking Die Setters for 2nd and 3rd Shift.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Installs molds in presses and makes all necessary hook-ups, settings and adjustments in accordance with the established process paperwork.
Cycles the machine after set-up to ensure proper operation. Runs parts, making any necessary final adjustments until a quality trim sample is produced.
Completes mold changes and obtains quality approved parts within the established guidelines.
Performs all tasks associated with making the necessary material changes for a new job, if needed.
Ensures all required secondary tooling is set-up at the machine and properly adjusted for each new job, if needed.
Cleans and polishes molds as needed.
Makes basic machine and mold repairs.
Performs basic maintenance functions as they relate to die sets.
Maintains required documentation on a daily basis.
Maintains housekeeping in designated work areas.
Experience and thorough familiarity with molding machines and associated equipment. Product knowledge and thorough understanding of the various molding processes. Understanding of quality standards. Ability to obtain a hi-lo license and crane license and operate a hi-lo and crane safely.
Lacks Enterprises, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive total compensation package including:
Medical insurance with near-site primary care clinics
Company paid life insurance and short term disability
Matching 401(k) and profit sharing
Paid vacation and holidays
Applicable waiting periods and employee contribution to premium apply to some benefits listed above.
For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises, Inc. has been the model of excellence, producing superior parts that uniquely reflect the expertise of our employees, our innovative ideas and our unwavering dedication to deliver our best each and every day.
With the fourth generation of the founding family now advancing into leadership, Lacks Enterprises continues to promote a team-based culture where employees truly feel a bond in their efforts to satisfy customers. Working together in an environment of trust, they have done and will continue to do great things.
An unmatched commitment to intensive training and ongoing education provides our employees with real skills that lead them to more informed observations and better decisions. As a result, our employees exhibit unparalleled dedication and loyalty, bringing time-tested solutions to every job.
New technologies and process innovations are hallmarks at Lacks Enterprises, where research and development is seen as an investment in our customers. By fostering proactive inquiry and study, Lacks provides an encouraging environment for forward-thinking solutions that have direct benefits.
Whether it's with our coworkers, our customers or our community, partnerships are at the heart of everything we do at Lacks Enterprises. Our organization is dedicated to making a difference at every level. Working side by side, we are always searching for a better way... and a better world.
Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is Veteran Friendly and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Summary: This role is responsible for duties will involve positioning, aligning and bolting dies to ram and anvil, as well as, checking machine set-up for proper usage Those applying must be comfortable working in metal/automotive environment. Some working conditions include, noise and odours (at heights).
Knowledge and Skills (Education):
High School Diploma or past work experience deemed to be comparable
Strong communicator in the english language, both written and oral
Minimum 1-2 years experience in similar position or 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment
Must have experience in working in a press shop with preference given to candidates with technical background.
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Please note that this position is physically demanding and must be able to lift more than 25lbs.
Pre-stage materials, tools and equipment required for the next production run.
Use any checking gauges to ensure quality product
Setup and initiate robots
Adjust shut-heights, cushion pressure on form and draw dies and set progress on feeders.
Responsible for any tools or equipment assigned to perform duties
Communicate any equipment or safety concern to the Area Coordinator/Supervisor.
Operate Lift Truck and Crane in a safe manner.
Start, operate and shut of all presses or equipment in a accordance to Martinrea's safety policy.
Responsible for complying with requirements of the Environmental policy and for implementing the policy within the scope of their duties. This includes completion of tasks related to their assigned area of responsibility.
Job duties will involve positioning, aligning and bolting dies to ram and anvil, as well as, checking machine set-up for proper usage.
Periodic adjustments to job setup may be required.
Decision Making and Authority:
Instruct Press Operators and Press Set-up as to proper methods and safety when operating any equipment
One may also be responsible in coordinating the set-up of dies and may also call for experience with metal stamping equipment, feeders, uncoilers, control panels, lube systems, automatic presses, tandem lines, cranes and lift trucks.
Co-ordinate changeover with production operators
- 100% plant floor (PPE required)
- Perform other duties as required
Lead Die Setter
Responsible for the set up and maintenance of mechanical and hydraulic presses used for the powdered metal operations of compacting and sizing. Must use the proper dies, tools and automation required and make all necessary adjustments, to ensure that quality parts are being produced at designated production levels.
Also, to help facilitate daily production, activities and needs of a value stream while assisting the Shift Supervisor. To be a working leader, mentor and lead example for all operations employees.
Assist in facilitation of daily production
Setup and maintain correct adjustments on several presses
Assure that the proper tools and dies are placed into the press
Perform visual inspection of parts for cracks and chips several times during the shift
Accomplish the setup in a timely manner
Communicate with shift supervisors, machine operators and quality department, changes / adjustments made to the presses
Maintain and clean tools, as needed
May work as an operator at times to ensure press is working properly
Attend meetings and training classes
Any other duties assigned by the Shift Supervisor or Engineering
Actively participate in GKN continuous improvement efforts as they relate to quality, safety, 5S, environmental and production efficiency
Other duties as assigned.
Coordinate with shift supervisor to ensure safety, quality and delivery requirements are met
Aide in training, auditing, procedures implementation and coaching
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world's leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Sinter Metals is the world's leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Our global production and sales network employs approximately 6,000 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, today we have production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Must have a strong commitment to the management objectives
Extremely knowledgeable of processes to support management initiatives
Changes molds as required by production schedule and follows complete instructions when changing tools.
Confirms process or mold is functioning correctly, ensures that any abnormalities are reported, and confirms quality of parts being produced.
Assists in color changes.
Troubleshoots part abnormalities.
Completes small repairs of tools and end of arm tooling.
Ensures set up of machine and support equipment (i.e. chillers, hot runners, loading system, etc.).
First/Middle/Last Quality Inspection
Required to operate equipment, fill-in, and conduct same tasks to support the production team members in accomplishing production objectives.
Develop/support standardized work processes ensure best practices in employee training, scheduling, and customer output requirements. Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor.
Participate in training courses needed for better efficiency in production, timing & cost control.
Detail oriented with good analytical skills. Able to operate and problem solve to achieve goals.
Lead in application 5S philosophy for TGTX. Define and actively contribute to the accomplishment of the system.
Identify task and prepare appropriate response or actions to successful completion. Problem-solving and resolution to meet the business efficiency plan.
Work experience requirements:
Knowledge of production rate scheduling and planning.
Experience with quality control procedures to meet production characteristics.
Knowledge of Kanban systems and applications to support operations
Ability to develop and report in detail information and identifying of countermeasures. Must have a good safety record and be able to promote an environmentally healthy and safe work environment.
High School Diploma or GED
Sound experience in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Must be flexible for Shift Rotation
Must be able to lift over 30 pounds
Strong math skills English, Metric systems
Good language skills English
Must be able to work overtime on short notice
Set-Up / Mold Setter / Process Tech
Our Akro-Mils Wadsworth plant is now hiring for Set-Up / Mold Setter / Process Technician. Responsibilities include:
Insert changes on molds
Set clamp, ejectors and pressures on molds
Installation, removal and maintenance of injection nozzles
Set and remove molds
Troubleshoot mold problems on machines
2 -- 5 years experience in production/ primarily in the area of injection molding and/or structural foam
2 -- 5 years experience in mold set up is preferred
Strong skills in troubleshooting, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical problem solving
Desire to take on new challenges and opportunities
Desire to grow through continuous improvement
Must be able to lift 50 lbs regularly, work on your feet for 12 hour shifts, tolerate seasonal hot temperatures, work independently and with a team, pass a pre-employment physical and drug test, and provide good references
Akro-Mils is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a complete benefits plan including medical, prescription, dental, vision, 401k with match, life insurance and tuition reimbursement. We operate 24/7, 12-hour shifts. Every other weekend is a three day weekend!
Qualified women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are welcome.
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