Utility Operator (Castings) Rotating Shift With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Utility Operator (Castings)
Schedule: Rotate every 2 months between 1st and 3rd shift
The Utility Operator is an entry-level position in a fast-paced work environment designed for a hard-working individual looking for an opportunity to promote within Kennametal. Â This candidate will perform a variety of operations & duties within the Castings operations. Â
Manufacturing environment in the Castings Facility with temperature changes and dust collection systems.Â Appropriate Foundry PPE Required (i.e., face shields, safety glasses with side-shields, metatarsal safety shoes, hearing protection, flame and cut-resistant gloves).
Approximately 8 hours standing withÂ intermittent walking, reaching, sitting, pushing, and pulling. Lifting objects weighing up to 35 pounds.
Knowledge and Experience
This position requires:
A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma.
The ability to understand written and oral instructions and communicate with supervisors and co-workers.
Blueprint reading, gage reading, andÂ forklift operatorÂ license preferred.
This position works under the supervision of the Manager-Focused Factory-Castings, or in his absence the Lead. Duties are performed without constant supervision. Assignments are made daily and results are reviewed daily.
Based upon metrics established by respective department.
Key Job AccountabilitiesÂ
Safety: Perform pre-operation checks for machines. Perform safety inspections required for individual machines and associated equipment. (i.e., furnaces, grinder)
Preheat and close molds
Assist in all phases of pouring molten metal into molds
Operate shake-out and shot blast machines
Separate castings, break up molds, and saw as necessary
Inspect, grind, and finish castings
Return sand and flask equipment to the molding area
Cut, grind and shape riser sleeves
Place carbide in molds, must follow blueprint for proper size and placement of carbide
Load and unload trucks
Fill in for absent molders
Inspect and gauge produced parts to blue print specifications
Quality: Inspect parts to meet established ISO requirements