Purpose and Scope:
?The Composite Technician II is responsible for the manufacturing of preimpregnated (prepreg) material for use in self-lubricating bearings.
? The Composite Technician II is also responsible for complying with operating and quality systems procedures as stated in process bulletins and specifications.
Roles & Responsibilities:
? Perform mixing of resins, adhesives and impregnation of fabrics.
? Perform set up and validation of production machinery for proper operation.
? Perform and monitor machine operation to ensure smooth and efficient running and production of quality products.
? Ensure appropriate planning to obtain and prepare materials required for daily production run.
? Ensure proper settings of production equipment and process controls in accordance with established protocols.
? Perform inspection of products during production runs.
? Perform job tasks according to procedures and schedules using established safe methods and processes.
? Clean production machinery to ensure proper running and operation.
? Create and/or complete necessary production related paperwork.
? Operate equipment including forklift, hoist, etc. to move materials and supplies.
? Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
? Maintain total quality assurance.
? Carry out tasks with minimal supervision and strict attention to detail.
Operate within all and Health and Safety at Work Regulations.
? Comply with all safety recommendations and requirements.
? Other tasks as directed by the Kahr operations supervisor.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:
? High School Diploma or GED required.
? Experience working with resin impregnated fibrous materials and adhesives.
? Experience with handling, mixing, and applying resins and adhesives.
? Experience with handling chemicals, shelf life of materials, scales, ovens, mechanical devices preferred.
? Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations and accurate measurements.
? Ability to read and decipher specifications, work orders, and material safety data sheets.
? Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
? Must be able to read/comprehend, write, communicate orally and analyze data.
? Experience with use of hand and other tools in the area employed.
? Complete in-house training with regards to equipment operation, production methods and job expectations.
? Hazmat experience and training preferred.
? Working knowledge of mechanics and electronics a plus.
? Ability to quickly comprehend industry-related technical terms.
? Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required.
? Good human relations skills and the ability to work well with others - a team player.
? Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position.
? U.S. Citizenship Required
? The Composite Technician II is required to complete a supervised training program as well as read and understand any pertinent training or department procedural manuals