Crusher And Blender Operator Job Description Sample
SP Operator I - 3Rd Shift
Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.
Our products, services and expertise help enable customers' technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world's only integrated "mine-to-mill" supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.
As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
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JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
Under the direction of the Value Stream Manager and/or Supervisor, the SP Operator I operates a variety of equipment that is used for preparing and processing raw material into a final form for delivery to customers. The final products being Zinc Arsenide, Thorium Fluoride and Magnesium Fluoride.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
...include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Follow Supervisor instructions, shop orders and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the manufacturing of Zn3As2, ThF4 and MgF2, operate various departmental work centers involved with bulk material processing.
Measure and weigh raw materials, which are both solids and liquids.
Work will require the use of strong acids and bases.
Operate equipment such as crushers and blenders to prepare raw materials for processing.
Operate material transfer equipment (double diaphragm pumps, screw, vacuum and bucket conveyers) for both liquids and solids.
Operate tumble and paddle blenders and overhead stirrers for mixing.
Prepare reaction vessels for the next run by either rinsing, scraping, sanding, lining or sand blasting. Load reaction vessels with prepared chemicals by pouring, scooping or mechanically dispensing. Remove materials from the reaction vessels and clean reaction vessels.
Loading/unloading of resistant or induction heated vertical furnaces, vacuum induction kettles and resistant heated Gruenberg ovens, both tray and walk-in styles.
Monitor and set parameters such as temperature, gas/water flow, vacuum and time for any and all of this equipment: wet process reactors/ resistance furnace/ induction furnaces/ vacuum kettles/or drying ovens.
Filtering and washing of wet acidic process reactions by use of either vacuum or pressure pressing filter equipment.
Monitor and operate all equipment necessary to insure waste solutions are neutralized before dumping.
Monitor and operate air emission scrubber and dust collector systems.
Inspected materials for color and/or texture.
Bag, store and label material in process.
Move product along from one work center to another.
Use different sizing equipment, jaw and roll crushers and hammer mills size to product.
Use metal detecting equipment.
Use screening equipment either automated or hand to separate product into size requirements that fit the customer's specifications.
Collect required product samples. Submit samples to QATS system.
Ball milling samples. Perform screen analysis.
Blend separate reactions into final lots.
Perform product-packaging function as required.
Clean and maintain departmental equipment and instruments; perform preventive maintenance as scheduled.
Process all necessary documentation and paperwork to include lab records, production book, blend sheets, torit monitoring sheets, and mixer logs.
Use computerized reader to record labor time and quantities produced.
Notify Supervisor/Manager of anything unusual with equipment, raw material and final products.
Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures. Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REQUIRED: Requires the use of safety glasses, safety shoes, safety boots, gloves, full tyvek jump suit, full chemical resistant suit, supplied air 3M hood, aluminized heat apron, aluminized heat sleeves, hot gloves, full and half face respirators, and protective clothing such as a uniform. Other, more specialized protective gear may be required occasionally.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requires. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Requires one to three years industrial experience, preferably in a related field and prefer three to six months of work experience at MATERION to become familiar with the equipment and become proficient in the job.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as shop orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write standard documentation. Ability to communicate with other employees to share information and solve problems.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and conversion of measurement units.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems in standardized situations that involve several concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Requires the ability to operate various tools and equipment to include but not limited to resistance and induction furnaces, vacuum kettles, lump beaker, ball and hammer mills, roll and jaw crushers, gas cylinders, vacuum conveyers, blending equipment, vacuum filters, filter press, optical pyrometer, vacuum pumps, sand blaster, acid transfer pumps, double diaphragm pumps, pH meters, screening equipment, weighing scales, chain hoists, vortex coolers, packaging equipment, mop, and vacuum cleaner.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to wear air supplied hood assembly, negative pressure full-face respirator; full chemical resistant suit, tyvek jump suit, gloves and boots. The employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and reach above shoulders.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds at shoulder height with extended arms and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds.
Specific vision ability requires by this job include close vision and color vision.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to low concentrations of fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, acid, and bases. The employee occasionally works with reactive material and may be exposed to low-level radioactive materials and extreme heat. All such exposures are customarily within limits established by federal and state regulatory bodies. The employee is frequently exposed to radio frequency fields. The employee occasionally works in high or elevated places.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Note: Employees new to the department are brought in as a SP Opera rotor I (Trainee). The job grade for the Trainee position is 7NEP. An employee will become a SP Operator I when they have completed the checklist for two of the work centers.
The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.
HA Coating Technician (587947)
Under minimal supervision, produces HA raw material and powders according to established procedures. Operates laser etching system for in-house etching of all applicable components.
Principal Duties and ResponsibilitiesConduct synthesis of HA cake. Process HA cake into required materials, including plasma spray and Micro blast powders and HA particles in accordance with established practices.
Conduct required inspection procedures to monitor and maintain product quality. Maintain computer-controlled laser etching system. Conduct in-house etching and inspect parts to insure conformity with drawings using toolmaker's microscope or other required equipment.
Maintain floor stock inventory control to insure adequate material levels as required for HA production. Perform routine maintenance on sintering furnaces, synthesis tanks, crushers, and other HA production equipment.
Major maintenance is performed by preventive maintenance. Clean HA Production area according to established procedures. Maintain level of cross-training in HA Production department to assist with HA synthesis on an as-needed basis.
Work closely with quality to prepare samples for in-process testing.
Issue materials from inventory to work orders.
Equipment responsibilities: operation and preventive maintenance.
Peristaltic transfer pump
Digital process control panel
Process data collection
HA sintering furnace
Monitor: Steam generator and DI water supply
Expected Areas of CompetenceAbility to work with U.S. standard and metric units.
Ability to interpret and work from engineering drawings.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to work safely with standard hand tools.
Able to perform visual and microscopic evaluation of small, complex parts.
Perform often repetitious calibration, testing, and computational operations.
Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and push/pull equipment, carts of product and operate the Furnace door, all requiring a similar amount of strength
Perform operations requiring manual dexterity.
Occasional exposure to acids, bases, ceramic dust, inorganic and organic chemicals, and high noise levels; occasional short exposure to high temperature ovens and thermoforming equipment
Occasionally work with full-face respirator while transferring or measuring powder.
Requires ability to perform work while standing or sitting for extended periods.
Education/Experience RequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
A minimum of one year of experience working in a manufacturing environment is required.
Previous experience in HA (ceramic) powder manufacturing, chemical batch processing, FDA regulated manufacturing environment is preferred
Experience with laser etching or computer-controlled systems preferred.
Physical and mechanical / technical ability to operate, disassemble and reassemble all of the HA process equipment that requires cleaning and inspection after each batch.
Additional InformationEOE M/F/Vet/Disability
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