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Machine Helper in Oshkosh at Impact Management

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1.    Loading springs onto a chest high metal conveyor of a pass-through baking oven, to bake or heat treat the springs for stress relief on the springs.  Sometimes stacking those springs at the exit end of oven into 3’ x 3’ x3’ wire baskets.  Gloves provided.

 

2.    Work on a small hand wire bender, (in Diacro area) hand feeding wire into the mechanized set up, and turning a crank to create the appropriate bend in the wire form or spring.

 

3.    Working at a hydraulic or electric powered wire bending machine to put bends into various diameter springs.  Working at hydraulic presses.

 

4.    Sitting at a mechanical foot-powered “kick-press” applying pressure/force to springs/wire forms as another finishing function; e.g. to “cone” or taper down the last few coils of an extension spring by applying pressure to those coils while rotating/turning that spring.

 

5.    Stand and perform trim work on springs at a trimming wheel/cutting wheel.  Face Shield provided.

 

6.    Placing springs into upright holders, at waist level, on a rotating horizontal grinding wheel - -to grind flat the ends of the springs, sometimes standing on a platform off the floor. 

 

7.    Placing springs into the shot peener or tumbler for a designated time, with grit or shot inside the tumbler to clean up spring exterior.  Then removing them.

 

8.    Hanging springs of various sizes onto hooks/hangers at eye level for moving overhead conveyor to dip parts into liquid paint or to run through a powder paint booth and removing same springs when dry and pack into various containers.

 

9.    Visual inspection of springs for quality; taking regular measurements of wire forms or springs using tape measure and/or digital calipers while at one of the above stations.

 

10. Any or all of the above

 

11.   Employee must obtain their own 8 inch digital calipers within the first 30 days, but sooner than later is better to be more versatile at more work stations with more parts.

 

12.   Work is handling parts on a repetitive basis, standing most, if not all of the shift

 

13.  Lifting 0-20 lbs frequently

Lifting 20-50 lbs could be somewhat frequently to occasionally, but not for long periods of time.

Lifting 50 lbs. or more- -occasionally

Lifting 70 lbs or more-seldom

*we have two wheel carts available to move boxes of parts; we have floor jacks available to move wire baskets of parts or corrugated containers on pallets; we constantly utilize the forklift drivers to move containers of parts for the employees.

Job Requirements

1.    Loading springs onto a chest high metal conveyor of a pass-through baking oven, to bake or heat treat the springs for stress relief on the springs.  Sometimes stacking those springs at the exit end of oven into 3’ x 3’ x3’ wire baskets.  Gloves provided.

 

2.    Work on a small hand wire bender, (in Diacro area) hand feeding wire into the mechanized set up, and turning a crank to create the appropriate bend in the wire form or spring.

 

3.    Working at a hydraulic or electric powered wire bending machine to put bends into various diameter springs.  Working at hydraulic presses.

 

4.    Sitting at a mechanical foot-powered “kick-press” applying pressure/force to springs/wire forms as another finishing function; e.g. to “cone” or taper down the last few coils of an extension spring by applying pressure to those coils while rotating/turning that spring.

 

5.    Stand and perform trim work on springs at a trimming wheel/cutting wheel.  Face Shield provided.

 

6.    Placing springs into upright holders, at waist level, on a rotating horizontal grinding wheel - -to grind flat the ends of the springs, sometimes standing on a platform off the floor. 

 

7.    Placing springs into the shot peener or tumbler for a designated time, with grit or shot inside the tumbler to clean up spring exterior.  Then removing them.

 

8.    Hanging springs of various sizes onto hooks/hangers at eye level for moving overhead conveyor to dip parts into liquid paint or to run through a powder paint booth and removing same springs when dry and pack into various containers.

 

9.    Visual inspection of springs for quality; taking regular measurements of wire forms or springs using tape measure and/or digital calipers while at one of the above stations.

 

10. Any or all of the above

 

11.   Employee must obtain their own 8 inch digital calipers within the first 30 days, but sooner than later is better to be more versatile at more work stations with more parts.

 

12.   Work is handling parts on a repetitive basis, standing most, if not all of the shift

 

13.  Lifting 0-20 lbs frequently

Lifting 20-50 lbs could be somewhat frequently to occasionally, but not for long periods of time.

Lifting 50 lbs. or more- -occasionally

Lifting 70 lbs or more-seldom

*we have two wheel carts available to move boxes of parts; we have floor jacks available to move wire baskets of parts or corrugated containers on pallets; we constantly utilize the forklift drivers to move containers of parts for the employees.