Works as one of a group of employees in a cellular environment charged with manufacture, assembly of a particular product or products classified as “Small Fittings”. Uses Lean Manufacturing principles.
1. Working from blueprints, sketches, specifications and oral instructions, makes set-ups and operates assigned machines and tools to create products in accordance with demand. Utilizes lifting devices and fixturing to limit physical lifting efforts.
2. Uses automated welding machines, oven, press, shotblaster, saw, parts washer, numbering machine, welding positioners, overhead cranes and assorted hand tools to produce TDW parts in accordance with blueprint specifications.
3. Produces parts from raw materials in round or flat form, finished or particlly finished components, filler wire, rod and braze material, and cutting and shielding gasses. Fits component parts to print tolerances. Makes stringer or root passes, fillers and covers.
4. Assembles, tests and processes assigned products to drawing tolerances, working from blueprints, sketches and procedures. When required, ensures parts/products are painted in accordance with TDW standards.
5. Maintains raw, in-process and finished goods inventory at approved levels.
6. Completes necessary forms such as job orders and tool records, standard work documents, NCR's.
7. Performs first part inspection on all jobs and periodic inspection on jobs until completed. Conducts final inspection of all parts, products and processes, ensuring TDW and customer standards ae met.
8. Prepares finished product for movement into x-ray. Ensures all necessary documentation is completed for shipping requirements. When appropriate ensures information is forwarded to Quality Control regarding material test reports and certificates, lab test results, heat codes, etc.
9. Maintains clean, orderly cell area ensuring that TDW HSE standards are maintained. Performs preventative maintenance functions on equipment.
Enters the cell program with the following qualifications, or gains the qualifications through on-the-job training:
1. Ability to read blueprints, sketches and specifications. Knowledge of a variety of tools, equipment and processes as they relate to hot forming, welding, shot blasting, sawing, parts marking, assembly and painting.. Ability to perform own set-ups and work to drawing tolerances in a cellular.
2. Thorough knowledge of welding machines, torches, positioners, cranes and assorted hand tools. Qualified, or becomes qualified, by ASME Section IX, postion as required.
3. Knowledge of shop mathematical computations, charts, tables, standard data and equipment manuals.
4. Familiarity with TDW order entry, material flow, BOM, Inventory and Shipping systems.
5. May be required to lift medium to heavy weight products, to be performed in accordance with TDW safety regulations.