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Job Title: Maintenance Technician 1 (Low)

Department: Die Casting Department (Twinsburg Location)

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Summary

Responsible for installing, repairing, and monitoring industrial production machinery and facilities.  This is a position with exposure to electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow prescribed Safety Regulations and immediately report any unsafe conditions to the Safety Coordinator.
  • Ensure correct and safe operation of equipment and machinery
  • Follow detailed instructions to perform predictive and preventative maintenance duties
  • Identify faulty equipment through observation and testing metrics
  • Ability to weld (stick & MIG) and perform pipe fitting (steel, copper, and PVC)
  • Safely operate tow motor, power tools, multi-meter, hoists and hand tools
  • Perform general maintenance functions (raise/lower shot-ends, charge bottles, and check cores)
  • Safely work with electrical 120VAC and 480VAC and lower AC & DC control voltages.
  • Hydraulically, be able to remove and rebuild hydraulic pumps and valves.
  • Install new equipment (install conduit, run wire, install pipes, etc.) and follow mfg. instructions.
  • Log work performed in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Maintain parts and tools inventory
  • Continue to increase electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical knowledge via on-going training, industry workshops and technical reading.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet production demands
  • Ability to perform on-call duties during plant off hours

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Possess technical skills and have the ability to learn new skills
  • Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Good problem-solving and trouble-shooting abilities
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Ability to follow detailed instructions

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports; Ability to speak effectively before Supervisors or other employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Updated 01/2010

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

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 moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician 2 (High)

Department: Die Casting Department (Twinsburg Location)

Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

 

Summary

Responsible for installing, repairing, and monitoring industrial production machinery and facility.  This is a high-level position which uses knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems to maintain and improve the capabilities of production equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow prescribed Safety Regulations and immediately report any unsafe conditions to the Safety Coordinator.
  • Ensure correct and safe operation of equipment and machinery
  • Ability to weld (stick & MIG) and perform pipe fitting (steel, copper, and PVC)
  • Safely operate tow motor, power tools, multi-meter, hoists, and hand tools
  • Safely work with electrical 120VAC and 480VAC and lower AC & DC control voltages
  • Follow instructions to perform predictive and preventative maintenance duties
  • Perform general maintenance functions (raise/lower shotends, charge bottles, and check cores)
  • Identify faulty equipment through observation and testing metrics
  • Ability to use hydraulic and electrical schematics to repair faulty equipment
  • Ability to use PLC software to troubleshoot faulty equipment and modify programs
  • Maintain parts and tools inventory
  • Log work performed in a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Identify parts required to repair faulty equipment
  • Continue to increase electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical knowledge via on-going training, industry workshops and technical reading
  • Assess the condition of used parts using micrometers, calipers and specifications
  • Lead and assist in the training of less knowledgeable maintenance technicians.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet production demands.
  • Ability to perform on-call duties during plant off hours

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Hydraulic, electrical, and PLC experience and training
  • Possess technical skills and have the ability to learn new skills
  • Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent problem-solving and trouble-shooting abilities
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports; Ability to speak effectively before Supervisors or other employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Updated 01/2010

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

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 moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Job Title: CNC Operator 

Department:  CNC Department (Twinsburg Location)

Reports To: Shift Supervisor

Job function: Operates computerized lathes and machining centers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow prescribed Safety Regulations and immediately report any unsafe conditions to the Safety Coordinator.
  • Ability to follow instructions, read and understand Attribute Sheets, gages, Work Instructions, set up sheets etc.
  • Perform daily paperwork requirements and fill out timecards accurately.
  • Ability to identify defects and understand the level of quality that the customer demands.
  • Report any machine problems to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain housekeeping for machine and area at the end of your shift or before moving to another operation.
  • Understand CNC machine fundamentals and basic operation including offset and tooling changes.
  • Performs daily maintenance on machines. (i.e.-coolant, lube levels, remove and replace chip containers properly, etc.)
  • Efficiently keep machine running and production consistent.
  • Quality Policy Awareness and compliance with the company’s employee handbook policies and procedures.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet production demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Three to six months related experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Job Title: Die Cast Operator

Department: Die Casting Department (Twinsburg Location)

Reports To: Shift Supervisor

Job Function: To safely operate die casting machine and trim press

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow prescribed Safety Regulations and immediately report any unsafe conditions to the Safety Coordinator.
  • Ability to follow instructions, read and understand Attribute Sheets, gages, Work Instructions, set up sheets etc.
  • Perform daily paperwork requirements and fill out timecards accurately.
  • Ability to identify defects and understand the level of quality that the customer demands.
  • Report any machine problems to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain housekeeping for machine and area at the end of your shift or before moving to another operation.
  • Consistently operates cast machine and trim press to expected cycle times.
  • Hand spray dies with release agent as instructed to prevent stuck parts and solder.
  • Monitor the die and machine for abnormal conditions, correct if possible and notify Supervisor if necessary.
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools.
  • Perform basic maintenance to machines and dies as instructed to maintain cell uptime.
  • Inspect castings for defects, properly dispose of scrap castings and maintain accurate count of scrap.
  • Maintains housekeeping of machines and dies during downtime and scheduled clean up times.
  • Quality Policy Awareness and compliance with the company’s employee handbook policies and procedures.
  • Must complete other production and non-production tasks as needed.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet production demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Job Title: Tool Room Repair Tech (Trainee)

Department:  Tooling Department (Twinsburg Location)

Reports To: Tool Room Supervisor

Job function: Learn to maintain, set up, and operate standard tool room equipment (Manual lathes, bridge ports, bench grinders and hand power tools) to repair and maintain for die cast equipment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follow prescribed Safety Regulations and immediately report any unsafe conditions to the Safety Coordinator.
  • Maintain housekeeping for machine and area at the end of your shift or before moving to another operation.
  • Learn to make core pins, ejector pins, punches and bumper pins.
  • Learn to plumb and test water and hot oil systems on cast dies.
  • Learn to review set-up packets and sign off on completed packets.
  • Learn to remove and replace guide pins and bushings as needed.
  • Learn Cast & Trim Die changeovers.
  • Learn to polish, solder & parting lines on dies
  • Learn to grind and sharpen cutters, drills, etc.
  • Learn to dismantle and assemble die cast and trim tools.
  • Learn to check, clean, and repair hydraulics and horn pins on slide systems.
  • Learn how to interpret Blue Prints.
  • Qualify for Tow Motor Certification.
  • Clean Cast, Trim tools and other related tools.
  • Any applicable duties related to tooling, machinery, etc.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet production demands.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must have basic trigonometry understanding.
  • Must have own tools (micrometers, depth micrometers, calipers, machinist handbook, etc.
  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.

General Die is a stable, reliable manufacturing company who has been building quality products for over 60 years. Accordingly, we are seeking stable, reliable, quality individuals to join our successful team. Some of our employees have been on our manufacturing team for 25 to 35 years! So, you know General Die is a great place to work.

Benefits of Working for General Die Casters, Inc.

  • Affordable Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employer Paid Term Life Insurance
  • Annual Reviews
  • Employer Paid Uniforms
  • Paid Holidays
  • Attendance Bonus Program
  • Discretionary Yearend Company Bonus Program
  • Paid Vacations
  • College Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Discretionary 401K Profit Sharing
  • 401K with Company Match
  • In-house Training Program
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Drug-Free Work Place

Refer to Human Resources for detail and participation guidelines and eligibility requirements for all listed above. 

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