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Shear Operator

Company: Mid-West Forge Corporation
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview: Shear machines are used to cut bars of steel to specified dimensions and angles by adjusting machine dials in respect to the specific job orders before positioning and clamping stops and/or side guides which set the length and ensure the angle of eat cut. The Shear Operator is responsible for the initial startup of their shear machine including conducting any relevant safety checks within the immediate work area and manning the shear machine accordingly throughout the duration of shift. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Start up, check and operate the Shear machine along with other related equipment as required Prioritize and organize shear orders according to product specifications and demand Review and compare bar code labels and shop cutting orders to ensure they correspond. Report any discrepancies to supervisor Thoroughly inspect the shear machine by verifying blade position and ensuring dial selections are properly set for precise cuttings to reduce scrap Cross check the length of the parts sheared to the length and bar diameter specified on the shop cutting order Verify the raw material inventory and product labels and review availability of necessary staging racks Immediately notify supervisor of all safety concerns, equipment faults, breakdowns or other relevant impacts to production or quality such as improper cuttings, lack of stock, no available racks, full racks, or a full slug bucket. Follow all plant rules and safety regulations. Perform other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: This role has no supervisory responsibilities. Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. One to three months related experience and/or training preferred. Key Competencies Communication Skills: Ability to read and write simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively report data and job specific information as needed. Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform basic mathematics. Computer Skills: Ability to navigate basic technology including but not limited to use of digital self-service platforms, time clocks, and other systems where applicable. Additional Preferred Skills and Experience: Previous experience in manufacturing environments or a mechanical aptitude Experience using: hand tools, pneumatic tools, tape measure, micrometers, calipers and dial indicators. Previous experience operating shear machine, overhead cranes, jib crane or other related lifting devices Satisfactory completion of Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test Preferred Physical Demands: Stand, walk, push, pull, squat, bend, and reach during shifts Use carts, dollies, cranes and jacks to transport material if needed Climbing ladders and stairs to reach work at potential heights of 30ft or more Navigate narrow walkways, confined spaces and overhead mezzanines Tolerate potentially extreme temperature fluctuations impacted by weather and machinery Acclimate to high noise and vibration levels in work spaces Wear and adhere to all PPE guidelines including hard hats, protective eye wear, ear plugs, and approved footwear with metatarsal and steel toe safeguards. Must be able to regularly lift and or move up to 40 bs. Work Environment: The Shear Operator will work within our Forge facility interacting with historic machinery which often involves proximity to heat, noise, debris, conveyance systems and other potentially dangerous equipment. The Shear Operator will encounter high levels of floor and overhead traffic due to material transportation throughout the facility which can cause high levels of vibration and airborne disturbances. There are areas of paved and unpaved walkway, active shipping lanes and occasionally standing water to be cautious of. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability PI

Keywords: Mid-West Forge Corporation, Cleveland , Shear Operator, Other , Cleveland, Ohio

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