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Lenco Industries, Inc. Plasma Operator in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

See the full job posting by clicking here{target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"}. Job Summary: The Plasma Operator is responsible for the setup, operation and tending of the (CNC) Plasma Table and supporting equipment. He/she produces parts created using the plasma table while maintaining quality and safety standards. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - Receive processing direction and nesting table from Engineering and Supervisor - Set up and operate plasma table to cut parts used in the creation of vehicles - Identify and verify proper gauge and type of steel to be cut - Load table by lifting steel into position using crane and various other lifting devices - Maintain specifications by observing plasma table cutting, detecting malfunctions, troubleshooting processes, adjusting and reprogramming controls - Replace worn consumables adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes - Examine cuts visually or by hand to verify quality and accuracy - Grind edges of material using a pneumatic grinder - Monitor instruments such as pressure gauges, indicators or meters to ensure optimum processing conditions - Maintain continuity by communicating and documenting actions, irregularities and ongoing need - Maintain all documentation including time sheets, and nest reports - Maintain equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements following manufacturer\'s instructions, trouble shoot malfunctions and inform supervisor of problems and malfunctions that occur - Remove debris from machine by running slagger - Maintain a clean and tidy work area - Identify abnormalities and repairs required as result of internal actions and advise the supervisor accordingly - Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction - Work in an efficient and timely manner - Undertake relevant training and development as required - Carry out work orders within a realistic time line ensuring that deadlines are met - Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population - Record all hours worked accurately ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - Receive, check in and unload materials - Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations - Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies - Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate - Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies - Other duties as assigned EXPERIENCE: - Manufacturing experience - Forklift experience EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED equivalent CERTIFICATIONS: - Forklift operation certification - Valid driver\'s license KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: - Meticulous attention to detail - Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision - Excellent listening skills - Alertness a must - Take and understand measurements - Ability to follow directions - Ability to maintain focus - Meet deadlines - Trouble shooting skills - Mechanical aptitude - Basic math skills required (add, subtract, divide and multiply) - Read and interpret nest prints - Ability to write legibly - Follow safety and materials policies and procedures - Attention to detail - Computer literate EQUIPMENT USED: - Sheet Thickness Gauge - Fork lift - Various hand tool - Computer - Pneumatic tools - Vacuum Lift - Crane with various attachments - Measuring devices - Pallet jack PHYSICAL DEMANDS: - Must be able to pass physical exam - Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. - Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects - Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle - Ability to frequently lift without restriction - Extended periods of standing, bending, squatting and kneeling - Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses - Good hearing