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Forge and Final Control Operator

thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC
Veedersburg, IN 47987
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The Forge/Final Control Operator reports to the Team Leader and is responsible for cross-functional tasks including a four person rotation on the forge line, to operate forge machinery, as well as inspecting final parts for defect.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Operate machinery on forge line
  • Inspect parts for defects
  • Complete necessary checks, inspections, and maintenance

Specific Responsibilities of the Job


  • Set up and operate forge line machines for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task and correctly set up the tools required
  • Ensure die alignment; make necessary adjustments
  • Load billets onto conveyor
  • Manually flip forging from die impression
  • Monitor press tonnage
  • Engage and monitor robots for operation and setup
  • Conduct necessary maintenance
  • Report downtime

Final Control
  • Visually inspect the part for defects such as seams, material handling marks, laps, and under fill
  • Conduct magnetic particle inspection
  • Conduct Brinell Hardness test periodically according to procedures
  • Grind out imperfections
  • Sort defected cranks based on scrap description
  • Maintain white board record of defects
  • Allocate cranks to appropriate scrap hopper
  • Attach appropriate process tags to containers that cranks are placed in that pass inspection
  • Upkeep and maintenance of shot blast and final control booth
  • Complete daily Hoist Inspection Sheet and Mag Machine Inspection Sheet
  • Other assignments and projects as specified

Standards of Performance
  • Ensures part meets Product Inspector specifications
  • Defective parts are appropriately identified and good parts pass inspection
  • Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed
  • Minimize scrap
  • Maintain efficient operation of line

Essential Functions
  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Walking a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines
  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous manufacturing and production experience is preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics
    • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design
    • Basic mathematical competencies
    • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools
    • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions
    • Ability to perform repetitive work
    • Ability to maintain focus and pay attention to detail
    • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Ability to cope with change
    • Safety conscious behavior
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co. LLCis an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.thyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely independent industrial and technology businesses.Across 78 countries the group generated sales of 42.0 billion in fiscal 2018/2019. Under a strong umbrella brand our products and services make an important contribution to creating a better and sustainable future. The skills and commitment of our over 106,000 employees are the basis of our success. With our technologies and innovations, we work with our customers to develop cost-efficient and resource-friendly solutions to future challenges. We combine performance orientation with corporate and social responsibility.

Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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