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Die Polisher

Plymouth Engineered Shapes
City: 
Hopkinsville
State: 
Kentucky
Zip Code: 
42240
Occupational fields: 
Manufacturing and Production
Fields of study: 
Logistic / Production
Employment type: 
Full time
Years of experience: 
3 - 5 years
Required degree level: 
High School Diploma or GED Equivalency
Remote Position: 
No
Job Expiration Date: 
01/11/2020

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Responsible for polishing dies in the Commercial Department.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Polishes dies
  2. Sends out dies for repair when they cannot be fixed in-house
  3. Monitors die life cycle.
  4. Ensures dies meets drawing and print requirements.
  5. Supports Lead Process Manager with production activities as needed (ie: will cross train on different skill blocks within the department.)

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Participates in 5s Events and Kaizen related events
  • Participate in Team meetings of Maintenance Team Members and Cross Functional Teams as directed.
  • Complete Preventative Maintenance procedures and equipment improvement activities.
  • Responds to all customers with urgency and professionalism.
  • Own and role model Plymouth Tube values and behaviors by embracing and participating in an operating culture that promotes involvement, communication, mutual trust & respect, expectations and accountability, and a passion for excellence.
  • Understands, applies and advocates all Company Environmental and Safety policies, procedures and standards.
  • Understands, applies and advocates all Company Quality Standards.
  • Attends all prerequisite training as required by management.
  • Has the authority to stop process to correct quality, safety or environmental problems, and to promptly notify Supervisory personnel when processes are noncompliant.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities (If applicable)

NA

Additional Responsibilities (as assigned by Department Manager or General Manager)

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school/GED is required
  • 2-3 years of manufacturing experience required.
  • Machinist background, greatly preferred

Certificates/Licenses/Registration: Forklift certification, Crane Certification,

Technology and Equipment: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a working knowledge of:

  • Windows operating systems & programs
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • CMM experience is a plus

 

 

 

COMPENTENCIES/DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

Independence: Can perform job without much guidance, can work alone without isolating entirely, being conscious of the need to update others on projects or progress.

Initiative: Does not wait to be told what to do, keeps eyes open for opportunities to improve current situation.

Innovation: Drives creativity in staff by encouraging industry research, problem solving and sharing ideas about processes or potential applications for products & equipment.

Intelligence: Demonstrates ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly.

Involvement: Improves costs and/or spending by analyzing, making suggestions in production and non-production categories.

Initiative: Initiates problem solving to address issues, acts without being told or directed, actively participates in resolution, seeks best alternative even if it challenges the status quo.

Maintenance Operations: Effective in planning manpower and resources to achieve daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual goals, resolves issues or roadblocks immediately.

Problem Solving: Demonstrates effective use of resources (time, money, people, equipment, etc.)

Technical Knowledge: Demonstrates proficiency in the technical requirements of this position and in many aspects of the technology, continues to improve skills in this area.

Tool Design and Performance: Works with Operations and Lean Managers to optimize specific work area tooling for maximum productivity.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Physical Demands: See Commercial Medical Standard Matrix

 

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, heavy equipment and stored energy in the form of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and gravitational energy. The noise level in the work environment is above 85 dcB and hearing protection is required. Due to manufacturing technologies utilized in the area common contaminants such as dirt, dust, grease, oil steel chips and water will be present. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. Also may be exposed to fumes or dust.

 

 

 

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, heavy equipment and stored energy in the form of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and gravitational energy. The noise level in the work environment is above 85 dcB and hearing protection is required. Due to manufacturing technologies utilized in the area common contaminants such as dirt, dust, grease, oil steel chips and water will be present. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. Also may be exposed to fumes or dust.

*Work Environment - Special Considerations*

Please Note: This position involves working in close proximity on a regular basis to elevated magnetic fields, during performance of essential functions. These elevated magnetic fields are associated with certain equipment, including Billet Heaters and Stretchers. These magnetic field strengths exceed safe thresholds for pacemaker and implanted defibrillator (ICD) medical devices, and may cause serious device malfunction.

For personal safety purposes, persons with such personal medical devices may be precluded from this position. Evaluation of individual job placement, where applicable is conducted by management with assistance of designated medical advisors.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing 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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

minority/female/disability/veteran

Plymouth Tube is a global specialty manufacturer of carbon alloy, nickel alloy, and stainless precision steel tubing. Plymouth Engineered Shapes manufactures titanium, stainless, nickel alloy, carbon & alloy semi-finished extrusions and semi-finished shaped bar.

Comprised of eight manufacturing plants and nine business units, Plymouth Tube is a family-owned company with fourth generation leadership. We are committed to providing products and services that meet or exceed customer expectations.