Forge Operator

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Location
Berwick, Pennsylvania
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
6am - 2pm
Salary
$16.00
Ref. Number
R_WPT0025
Contact
Spherion Williamsport, Spherion
Phone
570-320-9750
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Job Description

Position would be setting up, operating, and/or tend forging machines to form metal parts. 

 

To apply please go to www.spherionpajobs.com/apply.php

 

 

 

Qualification

  • Must be able to twist, lean, bend, lift, stand or walk the majority of the day on concrete floor
  • Occasional kneeling is sometimes required. 
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs

Responsibilities

  • Operator open face furnaces to heat metal to proper temperature prior to forging.
  • Place metal pieces in furnaces, then remove them, using hand tongs when metal color indicates proper forging temperatures.
  • Carry each piece from forging furnace after heating to place in dies in forging equipment to run first step of the forging process. 
  • Carry the material from 20 - 35 ft. to the next machine for the next process of the multi-step process
  • Trim and compress finished forgings to specified tolerances.
  • Measure and inspect forged parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Read worked orders and blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine setup.
  • Remove dies form machines when productions runs are finished.
  • Setup machines to produce sample work pieces, and observe operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications.
  • Install, adjust, and remove dies, forging hammers, and stop guides. 
  • Follow all safety procedures and wear proper PPE when in shop.
  • Must be able to scan onto jobs using computer and entering work order data.
  • Must be able to withstand working a very hot work environment
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