Utility Operator II - 2nd shift in Kenosha, WI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

The Utility Operator - Level II will include becoming job task analysis (JTA) certified in performing work in the areas of Secondary Operations, specifically finishing, polishing, cleaning/passivation, molding and assembly. These are accomplished by on-the -job training, following work instructions and SOP’S to perform the tasks in the departments assigned.  

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES

  • Polishes instruments according to prints (non-dimensional).
  • Performs glass beading and required equipment maintenance.
  • Assembles instruments and their sub-assemblies using adhesives by following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications.
  • Learns and operates the hydraulic press in assembly.
  • Pulls orders for  Kanban in the bit cell and handles cell per work instructions and SOP’s.
  • Learns and operates  ultra-sonic clean equipment and follows shop packets for process.
  • Performs secondary passivation to print.
  • Performs EP process according to  set up sheets.
  • Performs in-process quality checks on all work performed.
  • Operates the molding machines, mold handles and deflashes to print.
  • Adheres to general safety rules, manufacturing procedures and work instructions, company policies and procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and FDA regulations.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to read and write English and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, FDA regulations, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints/process prints and other Tecomet documentation.
  • Ability to utilize gauging and use of proper fixturing to ensure product functionality and compliance.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written,oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Manual dexterity to work with very small parts.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to interact professionally and constructively with the lead, supervisor, and co-workers.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • PC Literate

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years related experience and/or training preferred

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 the essential functions.

This position requires walking, sitting, communicating with others at least 1/3 of scheduled hours.

It also involves reaching and using hands and fingers to operate measuring instruments and machinery.  Occasionally requires lifting of up to 50 pounds (under 1/3 of the time).  Must have adequate dexterity with hands and able to work in small areas.

VISION REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to read small print (6-12 font) with or without vision aides. The operator is occasionally required to view items at 20 inches or less, with or without vision aides.



WORKING 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 individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Less than 90 decibels (TWA).
  • Requires wearing safety glasses, earplugs (optional) and safety shoes.
  • Requires using machine safety guards and switches.

HAZARDS

  • Work near moving mechanical parts over 2/3 of the time. 
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals under 1/3 of the time.
  • Exposed to potential hazard from possible projectiles.

Tecomet is an EOE Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled.

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