Continental Inc. is looking to hire an Laborer (Knockoff) in the New Castle, Indiana area. This position will perform a variety of duties to prepare castings for cleaning, inspection, and grinding. Support the Cleaning Room in other capacities as assigned. Perform all tasks with safety and quality in mind and in accordance with established procedures and process instructions. Take necessary action to minimize delaytime and maximize production.
Exhibit superior safety practices every day evidenced by outstanding housekeeping at all times.
Extend treatment to all other employees of the Company as individuals with the courtesy and dignity shown to customers.
Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail.
Exercise maximum care to protect the environment by fostering and supporting responsible operating procedures.
Remove runner bars, risers, sprues, large fins, etc. from castings in accordance with established procedures and work instructions.
Position castings and remove the gating system and other large irregularities using sledge hammers, impact hammers and other appropriate tools.
Place castings in the proper containers. Segregate all scrap iron such as gating, risers, etc. into the proper remelt hoppers.
Separate obvious scrap castings.
Notify the Cleaning Room Supervisor of casting breakage or continuing scrap problems.
Ensure casings move smoothly through the shakeout system and make corrections as necessary.
Operate the wheelabrator to remove adhering sand, scale, small fins and other debris from rough castings and to reach the required surface finish.
Maintain the wheelbrator function by adjusting wheelabrator cycle times based on random, regular inspections and operating characteristics, setting wheelabrator timers according to work instructions, ensuring the proper amperage is being drawn by the wheel motor, ensuring shot levels are appropriate, etc.
Notify the Cleaning Room Supervisor regarding any equipment that requires repair or replacement.
Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner. Additional
Secure proper tools for each task
Communicate suggestions and recommend solutions to problems to provide for an efficient operation
Approach work assignments in a positive manner and function as a team member
Perform other assignments as may be requested
Requires ability to read and write, add and subtract, use direct reading and fixed gauges.
Up to and including three months experience.
Some judgment to comply with instructions, follow methods, make minor decisions.