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Set Up Technician


Precision Castparts Corp.
Location: Morgantown
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
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Production - Manufacturing

Morgantown, PA, US

Job ID: 22603

Req ID: 178132.6

Job Type: Full-time

Date Posted: :45:59

Job Description

To provide furnace clean-out, set-up maintenance support to Morgantown's Melt Shop Operations. This position works highly flexible schedules to respond to Furnace clean-out and changeover requirements.

Essential Functions

Clean-out melt chambers, feed systems, D.P. wings, ingot can, and other furnace areas as assigned

Accept responsibility for setting up furnace chambers for production as assigned by the Lead Operator, Melt Shop Turn Foreman, or higher authority. This includes changing molds, feeders, shields, etc

Clean and maintain E.B. Furnace viewports, sample lock valves, sample taker, and swivel feed-thru equipment to minimize the possibility of leaks and failures

Learn to operate helium leak detectors and assist E.B. Furnace Operators with leak checking requirements

Learn to operate the lid cleaning backhoe

Inspect hearths, endblocks, molds, and dovetail puller assemblies regularly during clean-outs and/or after they are removed from a melting campaign

Install fittings, plugs, piping, etc. on new molds, stainless steel hoses, shields, and hearth assemblies as required to get new or repaired equipment ready for installation. Leak check as thoroughly as possible before installation

Make repairs to the vibrating feeder assembly. Replace components (i.e. tube, O-ring seals, hoses, etc.) to minimize the possibility of unscheduled failures

Clean and make repairs to condensate screens as required to meet quality standards

Recommend modifications to improve reliability and productivity of E.B. Furnaces as appropriate.

Fabricate/install modifications as authorized. Work with management to develop solutions to recurring problems. Follow solutions and modifications through to installation. Follow up to evaluate the effectiveness of the action taken.

Accept responsibility for performing other general repairs, reliability and productivity improvements, and process development projects as assigned.

Periodically review mechanical parts and supplies inventory levels as assigned and submit recommendations for appropriate inventory quantities.

Read E.B. Furnace Logs to stay current with problems, action taken and production status

Assist Finished Product Technicians with conditioning, packaging, clean-up, organizational and shipping requirements as assigned.

Education and Experience

H.S. Diploma/GED required.

Trade school or additional training preferred.

Strong mechanical aptitude.

Ability to use cutting torch.

Forklift, crane-operating experience highly preferred.

Ability to work with heavy rigging, piping.

Mechanical assembly experience highly preferred.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Must be able to wear a respirator.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.

TIMET/Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.
Production - Manufacturing

Morgantown, PA, US

Job ID: 22603

Req ID: 178132.6

Job Type: Full-time

Date Posted: :45:59

Job Description

To provide furnace clean-out, set-up maintenance support to Morgantown's Melt Shop Operations. This position works highly flexible schedules to respond to Furnace clean-out and changeover requirements.

Essential Functions

Clean-out melt chambers, feed systems, D.P. wings, ingot can, and other furnace areas as assigned

Accept responsibility for setting up furnace chambers for production as assigned by the Lead Operator, Melt Shop Turn Foreman, or higher authority. This includes changing molds, feeders, shields, etc

Clean and maintain E.B. Furnace viewports, sample lock valves, sample taker, and swivel feed-thru equipment to minimize the possibility of leaks and failures

Learn to operate helium leak detectors and assist E.B. Furnace Operators with leak checking requirements

Learn to operate the lid cleaning backhoe

Inspect hearths, endblocks, molds, and dovetail puller assemblies regularly during clean-outs and/or after they are removed from a melting campaign

Install fittings, plugs, piping, etc. on new molds, stainless steel hoses, shields, and hearth assemblies as required to get new or repaired equipment ready for installation. Leak check as thoroughly as possible before installation

Make repairs to the vibrating feeder assembly. Replace components (i.e. tube, O-ring seals, hoses, etc.) to minimize the possibility of unscheduled failures

Clean and make repairs to condensate screens as required to meet quality standards

Recommend modifications to improve reliability and productivity of E.B. Furnaces as appropriate.

Fabricate/install modifications as authorized. Work with management to develop solutions to recurring problems. Follow solutions and modifications through to installation. Follow up to evaluate the effectiveness of the action taken.

Accept responsibility for performing other general repairs, reliability and productivity improvements, and process development projects as assigned.

Periodically review mechanical parts and supplies inventory levels as assigned and submit recommendations for appropriate inventory quantities.

Read E.B. Furnace Logs to stay current with problems, action taken and production status

Assist Finished Product Technicians with conditioning, packaging, clean-up, organizational and shipping requirements as assigned.

Education and Experience

H.S. Diploma/GED required.

Trade school or additional training preferred.

Strong mechanical aptitude.

Ability to use cutting torch.

Forklift, crane-operating experience highly preferred.

Ability to work with heavy rigging, piping.

Mechanical assembly experience highly preferred.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Must be able to wear a respirator.

Ability to work in confined spaces.

Proof of US citizenship, nationality, and/or permanent resident status in order to comply with all applicable export and import laws and regulations.

TIMET/Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

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