The main function of the Manufacturing Setter/Operator position is to correctly set and operate single station heading machinery, which produce high quality, premium fasteners. A flexible and responsive approach is essential, together with the ability to effectively problem solve and identify areas where improvements can be made to existing processes and methods. This role is on rotating morning and afternoon shift.
Operating and setting of single die cold heading machine.
Operating and setting of Rolling machines.
Using measuring equipment.
Identify and perform preventative maintenance tasks.
Read graphs, charts and technical drawings.
Maintain a high standard of housekeeping within Cell area – together with other Cell Members, keep area free from oil and ensure a safe working environment.
Fork Lift truck operation and / or crane usage – in accordance with legislation and company safety regulations.
Understand and comply with the company’s EHS and Quality procedures.
Input into the Cell Operation as a team member; working to best practice. Offer suggestions where appropriate to improve EHS, working methods and towards developing a continuous improvement environment.
Undertake SPC (Statistical Process Control) in accordance with company requirements and Quality Manager instruction.
Maintain full compliance with Howmet policies and procedures and conduct all activities in accordance with the Howmet Code of Conduct.
Demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to Advanced Business Systems principles and techniques.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience & Background
Demonstrated ability to solve problems of a technical or mechanical nature.
Experience of setting and operating technical machinery.
Experience of working to BSI quality standards.
Excellent attendance history
Competencies & Skills – Person specification
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read & effectively interpret technical drawings
Methodical with strong attention to detail
Mechanical aptitude with logical approach to problem solving
Able to work under own initiative
Team player with the ability to work with people at various levels within the organisation
Flexible approach with capacity to adapt to advancing environment
Able to identify improvements in line with continuous improvement tools.
Excellent time keeping & attendance
Technical apprenticeship or equivalent desirable.