Position Title: Manufacturing Technician II
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Position Title: Manufacturing Technician II

Company Description

Optimum Spring manufactures high-quality custom wire springs using specialty alloys for corrosive and extreme temperature environments. Our commitment to customer-focused values has made us successful for over forty years in national and international markets. As a service-oriented organization, the keys to our success are high and consistent quality, design service, fast delivery, competitive prices and above all a strong commitment to personalized service and support.

Position Status

This opening is available immediately. We are looking to interview and hire as soon as possible.

Job Description

This position offers advancement opportunities, where the right candidate will be trained for increasing responsibilities.

We will be screening candidates with machine setup and operation backgrounds. Perform duties to setup and operate a most spring coiling machines, ovens and grinders, within assigned area of responsibility in accordance with job specifications, established quality standards and production rates.

Responsible for wide range of spring manufacturing processes. Set up and operate most spring coiling machines, ovens and grinders, within assigned area of responsibility in accordance with job specifications, established quality standards and production rates.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement enhancements to production processes. They also produce and maintain project progress reports for their supervisors
  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference points on work pieces and materials
  • Detect equipment / machine malfunction and handle adjustments
  • Ascertain that parts are fabricated properly so that they meet quality control standards
  • Plan stock inventory by ensuring that available stock is sufficient and order additional materials for subsequent projects
  • Set up mills and lathes and load feed mechanism by lifting stock into position
  • Maintain end product specifications by ensuring that drilling, grooving and cutting activities are handled according set standards
  • Detect malfunctions, troubleshoot processes and adjust and reprogram controls to meet the varying needs of the fabrication process
  • Perform preventative and regular maintenance work on CNC machines and related tools
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  • Operates production equipment; responsible for manufacturing springs
  • Follows blueprints, guidelines and/or diagrams to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 2-5 years of related experience
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Relies on some experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks

Responsibilities

The Manufacturing Technician II is responsible for expertly seting up and operating manual and numerical control (CNC) equipment to safely produce compliant metal parts to customer print specifications. These parts are to meet or exceed established quality and productivity standards.

  • Follow safety rules
  • Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on industrial machines and building
  • Properly and safely use machine tools, micrometers, caliper, load test equipment, gauge pins, height gauge, comparator and hand tools
  • Operate fork lift, hand truck, hand pallet jack and other similar equipment
  • Operates precision production machinery, systems and processes for manufacturing springs
  • Follows blueprints, guidelines and diagrams to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment to plan setups, locate position and secure tooling in place and make necessary diameter, tooling and feed adjustments, within the limitations of standard methods and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • This postion has no supervisory responsibilities
  • Works under immediate supervision, and reports to a manager

Working Environment

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.

  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, electrical equipment, ultraviolet light, acetone, alcohol, argon, nitrogen, hydrogen, argon/hydrogen gas mixture, Nickel base alloys, stainless steel alloys, Cobalt alloys, Titanium alloys, carbon and alloy steels, aluminum alloys, oil based lubricants and cleaning solutions
  • Occasional exposure to moderate cold and extreme heat
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually middling
  • Smoke-free Business Park
  • Fragrance-free
  • The nature of the working environment requires all employees to follow safety rules
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and have the ability to see and hear well
  • Demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude, interest and natural inclination
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and stoop or crouch
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Must be able to work with small objects
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to thirty (30) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Must be able to pass an eye exam on an annual basis
  • Physical agility and good hand-eye coordination
  • Knowledge of safe machine operation practices
  • Capable of standing, walking and/or sitting, as required for full shift
  • Ability to exert physical effort required to handle material and tools, as well as frequently and properly lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform with continuous mental and visual attention required to setup and operate automatic coiling machine, involving repetitive or diversified work requiring constant alertness or activity, regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and a usually loud noise level in the work environment
  • Experience with basic metal cutting and shaping tools

Profile

You are a mechanical minded individual looking for a long term career who is naturaly curious and always eager to face new challenging projects.

You have enough broad-based knowledge about a multi-step process to successfully troubleshoot and solve problems beyond the scope of typical operator.

  • Able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • "Old-school" work ethic (punctuality/dependability/honesty)
  • You possess a strong sense of accountability

Requirements

  • Candidates MUST be able to pass a drug screen and federal background check
  • Education: 1-2 years of college
  • Experience: Minimum of 1 - 3 years performing spring coil setup. Or 2 – 5 years of hands on CNC metal machining experience (mills, lathes, grinders). Operates machinery, systems and processes. Computer controlled machine programming, precision measurement, process and machine trouble-shooting, problem-solving, machine maintenance and proficient use of diagnostic and statistical tools
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and calculate percentages in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Reasoning Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram forms. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Communication:
    • Ability to speak effectively before team and management members in the organization
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
    • Ability to read, measure and comprehend simple two dimensional drawings
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Position Type

  • Full time
  • First Shift
  • This postion has no supervisory responsibilities
  • Works under immediate supervision, and reports to a manager

Opportunities for Career Growth

Our system allows you to move up the pay scale ladder based on demonstrated skill set increases.

  • Manufacturing Technician III

How To Apply

If you believe that this is the right position for you, please reply to this posting with your resume, a cover letter telling us a little about yourself and why you think that you are the right fit to join our team!

 
 
 
 
 

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