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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Setup operator Level 5

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US

Req ID 12223
   

Position Responsibilities:

 

  • Operate all equipment in accordance with standard work practices within assigned work area.
  • Meet or exceed quality, productivity and cost standards within assigned work area.
  • Maintain a safe work environment with assigned work area.
  • Satisfactorily perform all essential functions and if necessary fill in for an Operator Level I, II and III.
  • Perform tool changes and changeovers.
  • Thorough knowledge of CNC programming
  • Set up conventional, CNC and robotic machines for Hobbing, Hard & Rotational Turning, Power Honing, Interior Honing, Lapping, & Laser Welding
  • Adjust speeds, feeds and tools according to blueprints and setup sheets.
  • Perform first piece inspections, gain approvals and adjust settings as necessary.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all equipment and processes in assigned work area.
  • Team Leader / Trainer for assigned work area according to certification process.
  • Conform to all safety rules based on Job Safety Analysis (JSA) studies within assigned work area.
  • Train Level I, II and III Operators in accordance with Quality Standards, SOP's, JSA's and ISO Work Instructions in assigned work area.
  • Assist / Lead in setting up equipment in accordance with equipment specifications, SOP's and JSA's in assigned work area.
  • Assist  / Lead in troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing production equipment in assigned work area.
  • Verify that all quality checks including measurements and document are being recorded in the SPC system (CMM Reporter or SPC Control Charts) in accordance to job specifications and standard work practices within assigned work area.
  • Actively participate and contribute to the team within assigned area.
  • Perform all required duties and communicate information within shift overlap procedure.
  • Essential Skills and Experience:

     

  • High School diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalent
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a related technical area.
  • Meet all Essential Skills and Experience requirements for an Operator Level I, II and III.
  • Two (2) years’ experience as Machine Operator at ZF Transmissions Gray Court, LLC, in the respective area.
  • Strength in CNC machining functions, included but not limited, such as to grinding, drilling, milling, hard turning, honing, and deburring.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, e.g. hobbing, broaching, turning and gear cutting techniques and welding
  • Understanding of metal hardening techniques including inductive hardening, and vacuum carbonating.
  • Comprehension in CNC machine change over procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in CNC machine set up procedures.
  • Demonstrate understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic schematics.
  • Demonstrate understanding of PLC Program Logic.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office software: Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Tool Setup Operations.
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.  
  • Preferred Skills and experience:

     

  • Manufacturing Skills Standards Council program @ Piedmont Tech or similar manufacturing skills program.
  • Manufacturing experience in a Technician role.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years Metal Work Apprenticeship experience (CNC).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the metal hardening process (Inductive Hardening or Vacuum Carbonating).
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot automated equipment using Siemens (Step 7) software ladder logic.
  • Demonstrated ability to write CNC programs (SINUMERIC 840D).
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Be part of our ZF team as Setup operator Level 5 and apply now!

 

 

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Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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