Continental Corporation Calender Operator Day Shift in Halstead, Kansas

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 227,000 employees in 56 countries. As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world's leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 43,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech always thinks in terms of customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly solutions – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Auto req ID 69209BR

Job Title Calender Operator Day Shift

Country United States

Posting Location Halstead, KS

Job Description

Assists the Calender Shift Supervisor or Department Head in all aspects of the calender operation. The Calender Operator must follow all the production schedule instructions, the proper Calender Department operational procedures and the production order Bill of Material requirements.

Locates and moves fabric and compound skids if needed.

Hangs fabric roll with proper mandrel at the calender let off. Pulls fabric roll end into the calender. Hangs the leader core on the wind up.

Fastens leader end to the fabric roll end. Loads the uncured rubber strip or slab in the mill. Tends the rubber at warm up mills until rubber

reaches proper consistency.

Sets up adjustable knives against the mill roller to cut continuous strip.

Feeds the milled rubber strip onto the conveyor that carries the strip to the calender.

Helps start and adjust the calender for the proper gauge, speed, temperature and tension.

Verifies thickness and width of rubber coated fabric with gauge and measuring instruments.

Inspects for defects and reports findings. Helps with QC holds and flags problem areas. Sets control of dust box.

Completes and attaches roll identification tag to the completed roll.

Removes the coated fabric roll & delivers it to correct location for next activity.

Completes daily resume card & helps with all required paperwork. Keeps Department clean and safe.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

High School Degree or GED equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in a machine operator opening in an manufacturing environment

Ability to read blue prints

Ability to operate fork lifts

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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