Lisi Aerospace THREADROLL OPERATOR in Torrance, California
Job Description:SUMMARYThe Threadroll Operator individual responsible to perform light set ups of secondary and fabricating thread rolling machines to roll external threads for manufacture of all types of related fastener products in accordance with established shop practices. Performs work operations under supervision.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:• Feeds parts into automatic thread roll machines by studying the part, blueprints, specification or instructions.• Operates thread roll machines producing external roll threads in various types and sizes of fasteners and removes parts at the end of the machine cycles.• Performs basic to light thread roll machine set ups and set up modifications in the operation according to blueprints, router package, specifications and/or special instructions.• Observes and performs proper dies speeds, die selection and rolling cycles in order to produce parts to fulfill thread requirements. Sets the proper heating temperatures under the guidance of supervisory personnel.• Performs machine operating adjustments, regulates and controls to detect out-of-tolerance machining or control media as required. Observes and adjusts the controls functions of coolant flow and machine rates.• Recognizes and remedies minor machine malfunctioning, basic sequence of operations and in-process inspections with assistance from lead. Major discrepancies are reported to supervisor or lead when machines maintenance is required or needed.• May be required to give feedback to Manufacturing team, Engineering Team or others to document procedures and drawings.• Checks tooling and notifies supervisor if tooling in non-conforming• Able to read routers and operation drawings to determine machining dimensions and requirements.• Checks threading on test parts to assure conformance to specifications, checks for such factors as pitch, angle, length, diameter and related factors.• Performs Statistical Process Control (SPC) checks per specification and acts in accordance with output and demonstrates knowledge and use of Shop Floor Systems.• Utilizes full range of precision measuring and gauging tools to perform inspection before start, during and completion of production run.• Inspects parts to ensure conformation, dimension and tolerance levels with specifications and blueprints using measuring tools such as calipers and micrometers.• Performs record keeping, data entry, housekeeping, and follows all safety regulations.• Adheres to all company Health, Safety, and Environmental policies, practices, and procedures.• Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.• Responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements and safe operating procedures at all times.• Required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.• Responsible for complying with ISO 14001 standards, aspects, impact as related to the HSE policy commitments.• Reports any HSE violation, machining equipment misusage, damage and/or improperly performing work to supervisor, lead or management.• Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.• Works under recommended waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the manufacturing production function such as recycling opportunities to elimination or minimize production waste.• Performs a variety of other related duties as assigned.Ways of working, Experience, and BehaviorsTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:• Analytical – Understands various data information; Collects and researches data; Uses skills, knowledge and experience to match data; understands the workflows and procedures, production control, and knowledge of continuous improvement.• Technical Skills – Understands and has basic working knowledge of the PINS manufacturing process, procedures and production control and functions of machinery operation; use and understands basic computer entry and processing skills. Use of calipers, micrometers, overlays, Tru-Lok, Depth Gages and Heat Zone Theory.• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquires regardless of the situation.• Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Places success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives;• Business Acumen - Understands and follows business implications of decisions;• Cost Consciousness - Works within directions of the available department’s resources and company waste elimination/reduction initiatives.• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.• Planning/Organizing – Plans and organizes work responsibilities and activities of self and others; Uses time efficiently; Plans available resources in an effective method to eliminate and reduce waste; Sets and follows goals and objectives.• Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.QualificationsTo 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS SKILLS AND ABILITIESEducation and/or Experience• High school diploma or general education degree (GED).• Working knowledge and experience of Thread rolling or other manufacturing environment procedures.• Minimum of 1-2 years in Thread roll experience and/or training within an Aerospace fastener manufacturing &/or industrial shop; or equivalent combination of education and experience.• Proficient in blueprints interpretation, key process parameters and SPC data acquisition.Language SkillsAbility to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos provided. Ability to effectively communicate and present information in one-on-one, small groups, customers, clients and to employees of the organization.Mathematical SkillsAbility to perform basic mathematical calculations of measurements in whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate basic rates, ratios, and percentages as needed.Reasoning AbilityAbility to resolve simple conflict in schedules or personnel related to tool supply or ordering. Ability to understand and follow through a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule/departmental forms.Computer SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic computer skills and departmental applications: SPC & Shop Floor System.Certificates, licenses, registrations• Evidence of “US person” is required under ITARPHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETYPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for extended periods of time and walk; occasionally sit; requires eye-hand coordination, use hands hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, listen and speak. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling to 25-30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Hearing level within normal/average range.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Safety and EnvironmentalThe responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.