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Operator 1 (Metalized - 1st Shift)

Company: Kyocera Corp
Location: Hendersonville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

With nearly 80,000 employees globally, Kyocera is a leading manufacturer of high tech Ceramics which are used in a variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, Medical applications, and semiconductor processing. You will find our innovative materials in everything from smart phones to space shuttles! We have a long tenured staff ( many with over 30 years of service!), a strong company mission, and an excellent benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid time off to Volunteer, paid leave options, Tuition Reimbursement, an Employer paid Pension and a 401(k) with both Roth and a healthy company match. Many of our larger locations also feature onsite gyms, walking tracks, exercise rooms and even employee gardens. Kyocera International, Inc. also has a wonderful and robust corporate culture and philosophy based on the experiences and writings of our founder, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, which you can learn more about here: GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION SUMMARY: The Operator 1 position is responsible for the proper preparation, cleaning loading, inspection and running of parts in 1-4 production machines with frequent supervision. Works from written instructions, work orders, standard programs, and instructions given by the supervisor or lead. REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED Required 6 months experience in a manufacturing environment Ability to read and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide all units of measure including common and decimal fractions Basic familiarity with mechanical drawings/blueprints Vision and depth perception suitable for use of handheld inspection tools Willingness to wear finger cots, masks, and/or clean-room apparel Ability to either stand or walk for extended periods of shift Ability to bend, push, pull, reach, grab, turn, twist, and/or stoop Ability to grab small parts or hand tools with hands Ability to lift and/or carry up to 30 lbs. depending on the specific function. Eligible to work in an ITAR environment ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains the flow of production parts into the assigned machine or process. Work can be highly repetitive but requires attention to machines.
  • Unload ceramic and/or other parts may inspect them to remove and record any defective parts.
  • Basic computer operation for recording metrics ( weight, length, ID, OD, density or counts etc.) Maintain quality tools and accurate record keeping.
  • Monitors and documents the operation of the assigned machines including periodic watches every 2 hours; performs minor maintenance and reports major repairs needed, to equipment as required.
  • Properly records information on production as instructed including pass down information. Keeps work area clean, safe, and organized.
  • Maintains safety and Quality Assurance standards by knowing and applying proper procedures for operating the machines within the department.
  • Assists with company 5S program and keeps work area clean or spills.
  • Read hand held measuring instruments properly.
  • Transport parts to and from machines without damage.
  • Complies with applicable requirements of Kyocera International, Inc. policy, including ISO 9000, ISO 14001, ISO18001, ITAR and any other site specific regulations.
  • Produce precision parts within the time constraints on the work order/ traveler. Support machinists as needed. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; E.G. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises 0 subordinate supervisor(s) who supervise(s) a total of 0 employee(s). Supervises 0 non-supervisory employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to read a limited number of words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers; Ability to write and speak simple sentences as a means for basic communication. Ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, notes, letters and memos; Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs. CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Under direction where a definite objective is set up and the employee plans and arranges own work, referring only unusual cases to supervisor. PLANNING Limited responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations. DECISION MAKING Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and which would not only affect the operating efficiency of the individual involved, but would also affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a slight degree. MENTAL DEMAND Moderate mental demand. Operations requiring almost continuous attention, but work is sufficiently repetitive that a habit cycle is formed; operations requiring intermittent directed thinking to determine or select materials, equipment or operations where variable sequences may be selected by the employee. ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING Moderately repetitive. Activities with slight variation using a definite set of processes or directions with some degree of supervision. Choice of learned things in situations which conform to clearly established patterns and modes. USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS Occasional use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.) ACCURACY Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job. PUBLIC CONTACT No public contact. EMPLOYEE CONTACT Contacts of little importance and usually with immediate associates only. Requires only ordinary courtesy to avoid friction in relationship incidental to working with others. SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED Intermediate: Alphanumeric Data Entry Basic: Contact Management, Database, Spreadsheet PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. The duties and responsibilities of this position are subject to change and other duties may be assigned or removed at any time. This position may require exposure to information subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations. Kyocera International, Inc. values diversity in its workforce, and is proud to be an AAP/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Kyocera International, Inc.'s Human Resources team directly.

Keywords: Kyocera Corp, Asheville , Operator 1 (Metalized - 1st Shift), Other , Hendersonville, North Carolina

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