4 Slide Setup Operator - 1st Shift

Helical Products Co.

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Southington, CT
First Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, sets up and operates 4Slide Machine to process parts to blueprint specifications, following instructions and applying knowledge of manufacturing procedures. 


Reporting To:

Press/Fourslide Department Team Lead


Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate and tend to Fourslide machines.
  • Identifying problems and making improvements (root cause analysis)
  • Review, investigation and completion of required daily documentation.
  • Assure good housekeeping and machine maintenance practices
  • Maintaining all safety and employee policies and report any infractions or concerns to management.
  • Able to work flexible hours and over time when required to meet customer demand
  • Perform in process quality checks utilizing comparators, micrometer, and additional inspection equipment as required.
  • Complete required documents and SPC.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Blueprint reading GD&T.
  • The use of various Quality testing equipment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, manufacturing environment.
  • Effective communication and understanding of job instructions both verbally and written.
  • Problem solving skills needed to know why machines are not at peak performance, how to increase output and how to fix errors.
  • Attention to detail with precision equipment and product.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion.


Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Completed state fourslide apprenticeship, preferred.
  • At least 4 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.