KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.)

Polisher

Safely and efficiently removes imperfections from parts according to customer specifications while meeting performance metrics for the area such as quality, yield.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must follow safe work practices, know and comply with all regulations, report an injury or illness immediately, report unsafe acts and/or conditions.
  • Polish all necessary surfaces in conformance with documented SWP for each area; remove all possible defects with use of an electric or air buffer/grinder, hand jack, oscillator, stroke sander, robot cell or rotary.
  • Operates view panels/process computers as applicable to each area
  • Inspect all parts for defects before and after polishing.
  • Remove all old tags on incoming skids where required.
  • Identify parts they have polished according to department requirements.
  • Responsible for the proper use of tools in all aspects of the operation to accomplish goals as it applies to posted criteria on a per customer basis.
  • Ensure proper storage of all used material. Cleans the work area; performs 6S.
  • Adheres to the documented work procedures set out for the activities being performed.
  • Communicates any problems, materials required, safety or quality concerns to the Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Must be prepared to perform other duties in other areas as so instructed by the Supervisor or Manager.

Robot/ Rotary Cell

  • Visual inspection prior to start-up to ensure safety and then completes safety checklist.
  • Loads parts into fixtures/drawers and cleans dried compound from the platter drawer; monitors process.
  • Checks compound pump and guns for visible damage; checks to ensure correct amount of compound is present.
  • Tightens buffs to shafts of polishing heads as required.
  • Angles buffs to provide the correct polishing finish; changes worn out buffs
  • Cranking polishing heads in or out to polish desired surface
  • Uses adjustment motor to raise the polishing head up/down to ensure proper pressure on surface being polished

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent education preferred.
  • Knowledge of quality standards an asset.
  •  Basic computer skills.
  •  Must work effectively in a team environment.
  •  Strives for continuous improvement.
  • Good organizational skills.
  •  Must be observant and have an eye for detail.
  • Good communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Continuous physical exertion.
  • High level of attention monitoring processes and quality.
  •   Must be able to perform the duties described in the Physical Demands Analysis and the Job Hazard Analysis.
  •  Ability to lift up to 20-50 lbs.
  •  High humidity in summer months.
  •  Noise level above government standards.
  •  Subject to high concentration of aluminum dust

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