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Sizer Operator in Itasca at Kester

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

Sizer Operator

Reports to: Production Supervisor                             Shift: M-Th 4:00 am – 2:30 pm

 Responsibilities: The Sizer Operator is responsible for utilizing production equipment in accordance to the specified work instructions and procedures for the sizing process. The candidate will be responsible for their respective equipment and tools and will have complete ownership of the quality for their products.  The essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Handle all aspects of the sizing process including:

o   Follow work instructions and procedures to operate sizing machine

o   Ensure proper set-up and sequence of drawing dies

o   Monitor the quality of produced material

o   Maintain the proper segregation of different materials

o   Identify finished product and rework material properly

o   Follow work instructions and procedures for changing dies and cleaning process

o   Maintain documentation of the weight measurements

·         Follow exact process procedures and work instructions including Response Flow Checklist

·         Identify and track all dedicated tools in accordance with best 5S practices and maintain equipment cleanliness

·         Support and follow production targets for in-process and final goods

·         Participate in weekly stand-up meetings within the Wire department

·         Consult with team lead on production schedule

·         Act as a technical resource during root cause analysis

·         Complete and maintain all process records including process control charts and Preventive Maintenance checklists

·         Support and adhere to all ISO quality procedures

·         Maintain training records and training logs

·         Cross train on other departmental functions and assist in the cross-training of co-workers 

·         Comply with all quality and safety rules and regulations

·         Additional duties and tasks as assigned

Job Requirements


·         High School diploma or GED

·         Minimum 1-2 years operator experience in manufacturing environment   

·         Ability to use micrometer and soldering iron

·         Quality focused with strong attention to detail

·         Ability to read and interpret work process procedures

·         Ability to apply basic math skills including addition, subtraction, grams and ounces

·         Must be computer literate with basic skills in MS Office

·         Must possess strong communication skills and be able to work well in a team and/or individually

·         Able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., work overtime including weekends, and different hours when necessary.

Key Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Safety/5S
  • Ability to Learn
  • Technical