Fabrication Machine Operator B

Job Description

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. The Grand Prairie factory is focused on ensuring that zero harm is done to our employees and zero defects are created in our processes. We utilize lean principles and digital factory technology to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams and innovate to succeed.  We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


Who designs your future? You do. Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams. We have over 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard. Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies?  Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this exciting position? If so, we'd like to meet you!


What is the position overview?

  • Responsible for operating punch, shear and brake machines in the fabrication of custom parts.

  • Job involves typically working indoors, being assigned to any of the different shifts, occasionally lifting heavy materials, wearing common safety equipment (e.g. cut resistant gloves and sleeves, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.) being exposed to loud noises and the possibility of bumps, cuts, and scrapes. 
  • The following are behaviors essential to being successful in this job.
  • Ability to promote and ensure a safe work environment; identifies, communicates, and eliminates hazards encountered during regular course of work.
  • Focused on meeting or exceeding the level of excellence of products, services, and work activities–measured against pre-set standards; able to identify flaws and take corrective action.
  • Willingly assists others by offering guidance, sharing knowledge, teaching skills, or directly performing a task in order to help out. Puts team objectives ahead of personal interests.
  • Willingly accepts organizational changes and responds to changes with appropriate urgency and actions. Reacts to anger, frustration, and disappointment constructively (i.e. finding humor in situations; finding solutions to problems, using relaxation techniques; etc.).  
  • Ability to think in three dimension; being able to mentally generate, rotate, and transform visual images.
  • Ability to group different types of shapes together based on form, size, depth, etc.    

What are the responsibilities?

  • Sets up, programs, tests, and adjusts machines to shear, pierce, extrude, bend, and/or shape material according to specifications.

  • Shears bus and steel with the use of shear machines.

  • Processes work orders in adherence to the production schedule or expedited orders.

  • Reads and interprets blue prints to produce desired parts.

  • Installs, exchanges, aligns, and locks specified punches, dies, or other fixtures on machines as applicable.

  • Interfaces industrial robot (if applicable) for picking and placing materials on a conveyor or other specified device.

  • Loads, positions, and secures materials against fixtures, clamps, or stops on machines.

  • Observes equipment operations and resolves problems with the machine operator control.

  • Inspects completed workpieces for defects (e.g. jagged edges or marred surfaces).

  • Measures completed workpieces (with the use of squares, tape measure, calipers, etc.) to verify conformance with specifications.

  • Marks parts with identifying information.

  • Neatly stacks fabricated parts on carts, conveyors, or any other specified devices.

  • Properly discards scrap and/or defected materials that are not serviceable.

  • Initiates scrap tickets to generate part replacement orders. 

  • Works with Material Handlers to ensure the material for each job is available (e.g. copper, aluminum, cold rolled steel, etc.)

  • Cleans and maintains machines, equipment, and work area to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.

  • Class D Operators must be able to perform or assist maintenance in performing necessary repairs to equipment. 

  • Performs other work as directed by Supervision.

What are the required knowledge, skills & experience?

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • CNC Programming  preferred

  • Basic shop math

  • Basic computer skills , and use of basic mechanical/measuring tools

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language

  • Must be able to work standing for the duration of the shift

  • Must be able to reach, grasp, lift 75 lbs , and push/pull/slide heavy material 

  • Must be able to make coordinated movements of the hands and arms to grasp and move objects.

  • Must be able to stoop, bend, squat, crawl, and climb

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.

 


Job ID: 196600

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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