As part of a 2 man team, under the Specialties Supervisor, sets up, operates and maintains a 6 head sander to produce boards to specified and uniform thickness and finishes. This position reports directly to the Supervisor of Specialties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The 2 man crew will work together and alternate Operator and Driver/Checker positions.
Insure that correct boards (caliper thickness and check size) are loaded onto feed conveyor for scheduled production.
Set machine with correct belts (grit size), heads (upper, lowers or both), dust collection gates and speed for required product.
Adjust all sanding heads for correct amount of stock removal and surface finish. Each board is visually inspected at the flip table and graded as acceptable or unacceptable for the scheduled product run.
Defects are recorded on the touch screen and boards are assigned to stackers by classification. Identify and tag all units. Finished units are removed and transported/stacked in pre-determined storage areas by product.
Observes operation of equipment for malfunctions; changes sandpaper and belts, as necessary; lubricates moving parts. Checks dust collecting system for malfunction and for lack of room for dust accumulation; calls to attention of supervisor, and makes adjustments as necessary.
Keeps daily production record and time records, Marks finished loads.
Estimated production rate – 3200 boards/shift.
Is required to perform maintenance work.
Maintains work area and equipment in clean and orderly condition.
Work assignment is on rotating shift basis.
Is subject to 24 hour call.
Performs other duties as directed.
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma
1 Year of experience in a manufacturing or factory environment
Fork Lift Certification
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Excellent organizational skills and able to do basic math
Ability to operate computer touch screen.
Able to work independently with attention to detail
Able to follow direction and work effectively in a team environment
Able to respond to stressful situations in a professional, courteous manner
Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours
Able to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
Able to train and direct other employees
Process, product and technical knowledge with varied equipment and automation processes.
Must have reliable form of transportation
Must have either a cell phone or home land line