Altra Industrial Motion Chipper/Grinder in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Job Summary: Grinds and cleans castings to correct defects and/or prepare surfaces for further finishing, using hand tools and power tools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Remove products or workpieces from production equipment.
  • Select production equipment according to product specifications.
  • Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment, utilizing cranes and hoists.
  • Move controls to adjust, start, or stop equipment during grinding and polishing processes.
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Mark defects such as knotholes, cracks, and splits for repair.
  • Record operational or production data.
  • Maintains tools and equipment in good, working condition, and conducts regular inspections as required.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • 1st Shift position

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Able to follow directions.
  • Attention to Detail —careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

Education and Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED preferred
  • Prior experience in foundry cleaning operations preferred, but not required.
  • Successful completion of TB Woods PIV/Forklift License training and certification required

Working Conditions:

  • Noise – Regular exposure to noise levels at or above 85 decibels during shift. Hearing protection required.
  • Dust – Regular exposure to dust particles. Fresh-Air helmet must be wore while completing tasks during shift. Maintenance and proper storage required. Medical clearance by a licensed physician required before use of device.
  • Weather Elements – May be exposed to weather elements, primarily temperature changes, during shift.
  • Work Area – May be required to work in a “booth” during majority of shift. Booth sizes vary depending on size of equipment and materials used. Booth area surrounded by three walls.

Physical Requirements:

  • Operation of Power and Air Tools – Must be able to withstand use of vibrating tools for extended periods of time, during majority of shift. Power/Air tools may include the following: Cup Grinder, Saw, Cone Grinder, Burr Grinder, Air Chipper, Chipping Hammer, Chipping Gun,
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness —Must be able to keep hand and arm steady while moving arm or while holding arm and hand in one position.
  • Finger Dexterity — Must be able to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Manual Dexterity — Must be able to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp and/or manipulate objects.
  • Control Precision — Must be able to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Near Vision — Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Lifting Requirements – Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Sitting and Standing – Must be able to stand for long periods of time during entire shift.

Employee Type: Full-Time

Experience: Not Specified

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Location: Chambersburg, PA

Job Type: Manufacturing