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Production Operator (Entry Level)

Company: Kwikee
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Wages: Opportunity to increase hourly wage upon successful completion of Entry Level competencies ($1.00 increase - within 6-12 months) and Full Level competencies (.50 increase - 12 month minimum upon achievement of Entry Level competencies). Additional $1.00 an hour shift differential provided on top of base wages.

Benefit Package: Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision and tax-free Health and Flexible Savings accounts to help you manage health care needs. To help you prepare for retirement, we offer a traditional and Roth 401(k) along with a 401(k) match. To help with income replacement needs we provide company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long-Term Disability benefits. We also offer a generous Paid Time Off Policy and Paid Holidays.

About Us: SGS is a global leader in integrated packaging and marketing production for some of the largest consumer brands, retailers, pharmaceutical companies and printing/converting industries in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to operate all machines and equipment of the Strip/Lathe area designed to manufacture cylinder bases to the required specifications. This is to include the areas of machining, dechrome, and unboxing.

Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results

* Inspect and prepare cylinder for the cylinder machining process including processing tag.
* Prepare cylinder shafts and rack sleeve cylinders for processing as required.
* Setup and operate the Dechrome and Lathe machines.
* Inspect, Confirm, and Record quality characteristics of processed cylinder as required.
* Consistent and accurate measurement of cylinder diameters using micrometers.
* Prepare and Deliver completed cylinder to subsequent process steps.
* Complete quality assurance documents and/or digital entries when applicable.
* Complete tool changes and adjustments.
* Comprehend the functions of the Dechrome sub-systems including pneumatics and emission control.
* Maintain required levels of consumables in the work area.
* Acquire cylinders from supplying processes including unbox area as needed.
* Calibrate quality inspection equipment.
* Gather and prepare metal turnings for recycling.
* Complete overhead crane inspections as required.
* Safely move cylinders using overhead crane system.
* Comply with PPE and hazardous waste materials when applicable.
* Complete shift responsibilities for production maintenance and housekeeping.

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements

This position requires the following knowledge and skills:

* High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
* Ability to read and interpret documents such as manuals, safety rules, etc.
* Ability to speak effectively with employees of the organization.
* Ability to complete basic math computation and measurement conversions
* Ability to work independently and identify equipment problems.
* Willingness to learn new tasks and processes, including operation of machinery.

General Requirements

* Comply with Company EH&S policies and procedures through training and process understanding.
* Demonstrate ability to meet department standards for quality and quantity of completed work.
* Show aptitude and ability to operate multiple machine centers.
* Work scheduled hours as well as overtime when required.
* Assist in any additional duties as directed by leadership. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. You may be required to perform other reasonably related assignments as assigned by leadership.
* Compensation changes are based on a combination of demonstrated competency and merits.
* Proficiency in this position is expected to be achieved in 18 to 24 months.

Physical Requirements

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. The following physical requirements are commonly performed in this job. There are times, on occasion, when the employee may be asked or expected to perform duties with physical requirements that are different from those listed here. It is the employee's duty to notify the management of any physical limitations or inability to perform a certain task.

* Frequent physical exertion when pushing/pulling rolling cylinder carts weighing from 50 to 1500 lbs.
* Infrequent lifting of tooling (30-50 lbs.)
* Infrequent lifting of 30 gal. drums from floor to chest height to empty machine shavings
* Positioning of cylinders into machines and transport carts using overhead crane.
* Vision abilities include close vision in the inspection of the work.

Job is performed on the manufacturing floor among rotating equipment, potentially hazardous chemicals and moderate noise.

Supplementary Information

This description is based upon management's assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date this description was prepared or revised. It is a general guideline for managers and colleagues. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Management reserves the right on a temporary or indefinite basis to modify as necessary to meet changing business conditions.

Keywords: Kwikee, Waukesha , Production Operator (Entry Level), Professions , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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