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  • Sensor Machine Operator

    Job Location(s) US-PA-Cranberry Twp
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/20/2018 4:18 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Operational Excellence
    Languages Preferred:
    Is Relocation Being Offered?
  • Overview

    Job Summary:


    This position is primarily responsible for operating the Ring Dial, Dipper, and Winder/Welder machines on a rotating basis.  These machines are used to manufacture Electro-Chemical, Combustible, 1-S and 20-L sensors.  Position is responsible for interpreting error codes, and making diagnostic and predictive adjustments to the machines to optimize performance, as well as complete assigned machine maintenance.  This includes interaction with Winder machine through a touch screen interface and through manual adjustments to all machines.  Satisfactory operation requires significant mechanical and precision dexterity skills. 


    Position may require executing other job functions within the sensor work cells and providing training to other associates and agency temps.  In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining production goals through productivity targets and cost containment by eliminating waste.  Adherence to safety, housekeeping, and quality standards as they relate to production and the company’s objective is required. 


    Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform efficient operation of the XCell Ring Dial, 20-L and XCell Dipper, and XCell Winder/Welder machines, to include making minor adjustments to the machines and processes to achieve optimum performance.  Operation of the Dipper machine requires manual manipulation of coils.  Visual inspection to determine if parts meet quality standards.
    • Perform routine maintenance to:
      • Ring Dial to include; loading and threading labels, calibrating label system to ensure proper application, and changing-out /set-up routine wear items
      • Coil Winder and related fixtures including loading and threading coil wire and change-out and set-up of routine wear items
      • Welder and related fixtures including change-out and set-up of weld electrodes and tweezer set-up and replacement
      • Dipper and related fixtures including cleaning vessels, filling humidifier, wiping off dipper chamber
    • Perform calibration of the Coil Winder tensioner and Welder vision system as required.
    • Effectively identify process and machine problems and communicate recommended needs to appropriate staff member.
    • Complete and maintain relevant paperwork including production and maintenance logs. Enters applicable information into the computer system.

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

    • Complete understanding of the Ring Dial, Dipper and Winder/Welder machine operations and functionality.
    • Ability to interact with automated machines via touch screens and digital settings.
    • Ability to maintain production requirements per customer demand.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels within the organization.
    • Ability to train new associates and temporaries.
    • Ability to concentrate for prolonged periods of time using extremely small equipment under magnification.
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination required.
    • Excellent mechanical and precision dexterity aptitude required.
    • Ability to read and understand drawings, work instructions and test procedures.
    • Ability to understand standard units of measure.
    • Ability to set-up and interpret results of various measuring devices. 
    • Ability to operate a computer including Microsoft Windows.
    • Ability to perform standard software operations including SAP.
    • Ability to occasionally lift, carry, push and pull up to 30 pounds without assistance.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work and operate at a level that meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards for the work area.
    • Willingness to work on various product groups and work flexible shifts.
    • Ability to wear ANSI Z87 safety glasses and other  PPE as required by Job Safety Analysis


    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Minimum 12 months electronics manufacturing or other related experience required.

    Experience Preferred:

    • Previous experience with automated production equipment preferred.
    • Previous experience with resistance welding preferred.

    # of Open Positions: 1

    Shift: 3rd





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