Automation Setup *
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An Automation Set-Up sets up, maintains and repairs complex equipment used in the manufacturing of a variety of assemblies. Automation Set-up has a broad set of job and performance responsibilities with the qualification and independence to operate efficiently and safely with minimal supervisory input or technical support.
This position performs routine maintenance and statistical process control to meet production requirements, verify replacement tooling for conformance, troubleshoot and make necessary machine adjustments or tooling replacements; stock materials as needed. Job duties are primarily machine-paced and self-directed. This position is accountable
- Read and understand blueprints, visualize small metal parts of various shapes and sizes in three dimensions, perform machine set-up and adjustment, perform SPC control, and stock and restock tools and materials
- Set dies and forms to required part specifications using blueprints, machine operating specifications, and SPC requirements.
- Utilize specific machine specifications and weld requirements.
- Analyze machine, production part, and SPC sources for possible corrective action and must carefully document all adjustments and communicate necessary information.
- Maintain a clean area according to 5S requirements and ensure waste handling is in compliance with local, state and governmental regulatory requirements.
- Must have a thorough understanding of the basic parts and working components of automated metal parts forming machines and dies, how they operate, their peculiarities, and how they should be maintained and operated to maximize production quantities and meet all quality requirements.
- Maintain pace sufficient to allow Bihler/STM equipment to run continuously
- Track hourly production counts, troubleshoot and problem-solve operational problems in minor instances and seek proper support in major instances. Use SPC to monitor and adjust machinery as needed.
- Meet specified production schedule, achieve productivity goals, document machine performance and SPC conformance.
- Maintain part quality requirements
- Maintains regular attendance in accordance with the current Attendance Policy
- Ability to use measuring instruments.
- Ability to work safely, use good judgment, and work well around others.
- Ability to use standard mechanics tools.
- Ability to read, write and count in order to keep track of inventory.
- Must have the ability to communicate, including verbal and written English.