Machine Operator I - 1st Shift (Manufacturing)
Tech International is an 80+ year old manufacturer and distributor of tire and wheel service products. Tech lives by a core set of principles, known as our H.I.L.T.I. values - Honor, Intelligence, Leadership, Teamwork and Innovation. Our employees are what make Tech products great and Tech a great place to work.
Tech is a global business serving tens of thousands of customers and end users in over 96 countries. We service our customers on both a direct basis and through a multi—level distribution network. Our operational footprint includes facilities in the USA, China, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Brazil and Thailand.
Purpose: Cure tire repairs (patches) with a press. Essential Job Responsibilities: Take sheets of tire repairs and place them in a press to cure.
Operate machines (i.e. steam press, electric Shaw press, and cement line)
Must be able to tell time.
Carry trays of uncured repairs to press area.
Inspect quality of repair (patch).
Pull paper off of the cured repair (patches).
Write and calculate labor ticket(s).
Make and replace steam press pads.
Follow work orders closely.
Occasionally place sheets of drill cloth on conveyor or press to cure the drill cloth.
Record labor and inventory accurately.
Excellent hand-eye coordination is required.
Clean machines and floor.
Other duties as assigned. Supervision: Received: Work independently, and/or with a team, with little supervision.
Education/Experience: High school graduation or equivalent combination of education and a minimum of one-year prior work experience. Communication Skills/Requirements: Able to read limited number of two-and-three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. Ability to work and communicate with others. Mathematical Ability: Able to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or-two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. Licenses/Certifications: None
Physical Demands: Required Over 2/3 of time spent during shift: Standing Use hands to finger, handle, or feel Reach with hands and arms
Required 1/3 to 2/3 of time spent during shift:
Talk or hear
Required under 1/3 of tine spent during shift: Sitting
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl Lift up to 50 & 65 pounds Required no time spent during shift:
Climb or balance
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
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)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
Hand-eye coordination Work Environment: Exposed to conditions Over 2/3 of time during shift:
Work near moving mechanical parts
Exposed to conditions 1/3 to 2/3 of time during shift: Wet or humid conditions (non-weather) Fumes or airborne particles Extreme heat (non-weather)
Exposure to conditions under 1/3 of time spent during shift:
Work in high, precarious places
Exposure to conditions no time during shift: Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outdoor weather conditions
Extreme cold (non-weather)
Risk of electrical shock Work with explosives Risk of radiation Vibration Noise level: Moderate Additional Information: Generally responsible for the safety and cleanliness of own work area. Carts available to help transport material. Safety-toed shoes and safety glasses are required in this area.
[This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the position. It is, instead, a description of the essential elements of the position that are needed for recruitment, placement, orientation, training, competency and performance management, classification, compensation determination and other Human Resource actions.]