Job Description SUMMARY: Set up Valve Seat Inspection Systems, Two Point Gaging Systems (Manual Wrap) and any other measuring equipment as needed, to specifications by performing the following:
Sets up equipment by selecting programs on VSI Vision Systems/Manual Wrap Stations that includes specified tolerances/parameters.
Verifies equipment including but not limited to camera placement, camera focus, railsetting, probe settings, switches, control of pneumatic valve adjustments, feeds and speeds are in conformance to specification by using established standards. Ability to use air gauging, digital indicators, visual standards and any other inspection equipment as required.
Monitors and sets up equipment daily.
Troubleshoots and performs appropriate maintenance of the equipment by observation and general cleaning (TPM's).
Ability to analyze nonconforming parts and report these findings to their supervisor/management. Nonconforming parts can include dimensional and visual.
Accountable for ensuring a quality product is released to Tenneco Powertrain customers.
Participates in training to produce a quality product and uses preventative measures to ensure that customer requirements and Tenneco Powertrain standards are met.
Comply with legal and other requirements to avoid injury and/or ill health to themselves and others.
Understands preventative measures and creates a safe environment by having the ability to identify potential emergency situations and reports all incidents to supervisor/ manager.
Adhere to the facility's quality, environmental, health and safety policies that are identified by the Management Systems.
Reads router, production schedules and special instructions for product specifications such as, dimensions, tolerance, and number of parts to be processed and when. Records information for inspection and production using various forms, logs, and computer systems.
Overtime to support manufacturing requirements are posted weekly. Overtime may be mandated for this position.
Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor/management.
Required Skills QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Minimum of one-year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write correspondence pertaining to their job which could include maintenance or quality concerns.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Knowledge of metric system.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Operator must be highly motivated with ability to work independently yet be an effective team player. Operator must have above average mechanical ability.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; The employee, at times, is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is regularly required to walk and climb or balance.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme heat. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
Hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toe shoes are required.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.