Production Tech

NESCO Resource Slippery Rock, PA

Job Description


Performs all aspects of preparing and operating the production line equipment, as well as loading and unloading product, inspecting it and preparing product for shipment. Responsible for safe and efficient manufacturing. Maintains clean, safe work environment. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Use all relevant equipment as required

Follow all standard operating procedures regarding equipment and manufacturing of product, maintain and complete all paperwork, maintain area housekeeping and safety.

Mixers: Shovel raw materials into mixer, measure liquid additives and introduce into the batch. Run mixer equipment in accordance with set procedures.

Casting: Convey materials from mixer to mold. Run vibration equipment to get material into mold, convey mold into stripping area.

Stripping: Disassemble mold, place casted piece on drying board. Reassemble mold and coat it for future use.

Patching: Patch pieces where needed, fill in air holes. Put pieces on dryer carts and place in dryer. Record pieces and cart number on Patch Report.

Material Handling: Operate various types of material handling equipment such as forklifts, conveyors, cranes, hoists, hoppers, and totes. After drying, place pieces on kiln cars for firing. After firing, unload pieces and inspect for dimensions and defects. Retrieve and return molds to and from staging area.

Dry Batching: Follow prescribed recipe by manually transferring raw materials into weigh hopper and introduce into the batch. Run mixer equipment in accordance with set procedures.

Monolithic Packing: Package monolithic batch into bag or pail manually or using automatic packager. Load package onto pallet. Label package and pallet.

Position Demands

Knowledge: A high school diploma or equivalent. Previous manufacturing, kiln, forklift, or other related experience. Able to use various measuring tools, read and understand blueprints.

Skills & Abilities: Communication, interpersonal, adaptability, ability to learn quickly, initiative, integrity, customer and quality focus, judgment/problem-solving, safety awareness.

Physical & Mental: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to withstand the physical pressures of constant standing, walking, bending, climbing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, sitting, extremes of hot and cold, as well as carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling heavy objects, work in environment of airborne dust particles, vibrations, and moving mechanical parts.

General: Will work overtime as needed. May require working rotating shifts.

For more information contact us Nesco Resource ~ Cranberry Twp. at (412)246-4826