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Fabrication – Utility Operator Thermo Fisher Scientific Thermo Fisher Scientific
Maintains awareness of surrounding activities and chooses behaviors that support safety.
References Job Safety Analysis "JSA" graphics present on each machine to determine Personal Protective Equipment required for safe operation and risks that are present.
Verifies conformance of work piece to specifications using calipers, metal gauge, protractor, square, ruler, measuring tape, etc.
Verify production material details to guarantee production specifications are met by verifying stock number, confirming thickness, etc., and visually inspects/confirms metal characteristics.
Follows 5S guidelines by maintaining work area standards to accomplish safety and production goals.
Observes and finishes pieces by removing burrs, sharp edges, etc., in order to make work piece safe for internal and external customers.
Performs first-piece inspection to confirm tolerances, condition of materials, etc., to insure company/customer production specifications are present.
Attends team shift change meetings each day to review production board to communicate safety issues, team member status, etc.
Perform preventative maintenance as scheduled to reduce attrition and support quality standards and complete check-off of tasks completed.
Reads MSDS via computer when needed to maintain personal and environmental safely.
Understands laser technology and how it relates to on the job safety to prevent workers from disabling beam and creating a work place hazard.
Reads and converts numerical systems including decimals and fractions.
Analyses and implements details found in isometric drawings, work orders, etc., to set and confirm production standards/accuracy for each job.
Observes the production/fabrication process to insure that each step is completed properly to maintain quality standards.
Positions, aligns, fits, and welds together parts using hand tools and automated equipment to accomplish production goals.
Reads blueprints/layout drawings and other formats of information to retrieve data to identify process to be implemented.
Scans bar codes to track time/production, enters employee information, identifies and enters codes regarding activities.
Shear, punch, grinds/sands, and notches, work piece to cut, bend, and straighten metal.
Tends one or more automated machines to process metal work pieces to specification.
Maintains tooling by sharpening when necessary and replacing when needed.
Replace worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools, shear feet, guards, punches & dyes, welding tips, brushes & rollers, belts, knives, maintains fluid levels etc., when needed to maintain quality and production goals.
Fabricates and assembles structural metal products and metal parts according Operating Process Sheet "OPS" order, verbal instructions, blueprints/layouts, etc.
Handles small to large pieces of materials in a repetitive manner to accomplish production goals.
Positions materials varying in size in press working independently or with others.
Accesses computer to retrieve or enter production specifications.
Guides electrodes, or torch and filler rod, along horizontal and vertical weld line at specified speed and angle to melt and deposit metal from filler rod or electrode onto work piece.
Identifies and/or verifies that proper materials are utilized in the fabrication process by comparing stock with work order specification.
Welds product to achieve production goals with attention on quality and customer specifications to insure overall customer satisfaction.
Works closely with engineering department when implementing new designs and custom fabrication and submits Engineering Change Request when needed.
Sets up and operates machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as welders, spot welders, rolls, presses, notchers, etc.
Identifies and implements needed design, templates, fixtures etc., by working with others as needed.
Tack or spot welds to secure work pieces for other welders.
Works in teams to identify areas for improved efficiencies and applies teamwork skills to accomplish goals.
Attends training and participates in cross-training when asked to do so.
Performs sandblasting to clean materials and maintains equipment with solvents.
Perform all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values
Perform all job duties within ISO standards
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives and support all PPI, Keys and Lean projects
Perform other duties and cross training as assigned
High School Diploma/GED
Experience Requirements: One to three years experience in manufacturing, metal fabrication or industrial setting.
Previous experience with sheet metal, press brake operations or welding is preferred.