Sander Operator Helper

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Fletcher, North Carolina


Description

Position at Wilsonart

 

 

POSITION:

  Sander Operator Helper

JOB PROFILE:

  Production Helper

JOB CODE:

  PP0514

FLSA/Grade

  Non-exempt / 1

 

Job Family

  Sanding

Last reviewed:  November 2016

JOB SUMMARY

 

Characteristics of the Class: 

Feed the laminate through the sander and layoff the material from the sander under the direction of Sander Operator.  Perform other tasks as required.

 

ESSENTAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 1. Retrieve the pressed material from the breakdown holding area.

 2. Operate table lift to position the material to be sanded.

 3. Activate feed line, edge routing and end cut.

 4. Cut material to specific sizes.

 5. Adjust machine controls.

 6. Off load exiting laminate sheets individually to the lay-off table.

 7. Conduct visual quality check of completed laminate during the process.

 8. Inspect material against set specifications and pattern defects.

9. Pull from process any imperfect product onto off load table.

10. Place the finished product in the holding area to be delivered to the Finished Goods Department.

11. Transfer production schedule to the off load table.

12. Document the amount of material waste.

13. Place a new table at the sander to continue the process.

14. Perform lock-out/tag-out procedures and preventative maintenance checks.

15. Initiate corrective action if production operations are not to standard.

16. Insure employees are wearing protective equipment as required or when handling hazardous materials.

17. Provide on the job training to department personnel.

18. Prepare material for production process by laying up, separating dry kraft and wax paper, etc.

19. Regular attendance required.

Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

 

  • Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the work area and other pertinent rules/regulations governing work standards. 
  • Knowledge of the level of quality material must meet. 
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics sufficient to add and subtract. 
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials and waste including safe handling procedures. 
  • Skill in hand-eye coordination. 
  • Skill in reading a tape measure. 
  • Skill in using a micrometer. 
  • Skill in operating a lift truck. 
  • Skill in establishing effective working relationships with other personnel.
  • Ability to retain information. 
  • Ability to learn to read and accurately record information on a production schedule/logs. 
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision and as a team member. 
  • Ability to be safety conscious when operating machinery. 
  • Ability to identify colors and shades. 
  • Ability to visually detect product imperfections and defects. 
  • Ability to learn to monitor machine operations and operate a computer.

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

High School Graduate or GED

EXPERIENCE:

 One year of work experience.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Very Heavy work. Tasks involves pushing / pulling 140lbs of material, lifting from floor to mid-thigh 10lbs, lifting 20lbs from mid-thigh to shoulder, lifting 10lbs from shoulder to overhead level, carrying 20lbs, standing and walking during a minimum ten hour shift.

 

ENVIRONMENT:

Located in an environment with regular exposure to fumes or odors, temperature extremes, or loud noises which cause noticeable discomfort or moderate risk of accident or illness. Examples: engineering, waste mgt, laundry workers and yards/grounds staff

 

 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.