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Cold Head Setup Operator
Ref No.: 21-00035
Location: Chandler, Arizona
MaintenanceBest is looking for a Cold Heading Setup Operator 
  • Salary is dependent upon experience in the Aerospace Industry.
  • Located in Chandler, AZ.  
  • Experienced candidates will receive top pay, but must have aerospace and cold heading experience.  
Sets up, operates, and controls a specific range of cold heading equipment. Must be able to setup and run Waterbury Farrel. Nakishimada and ChunZu heading machines.  Must be able to set up wire drawer and any other related equipment required to run the jobs from start to finish.   Read and understand the tooling requirements by reading the shop work order.  Use standard measuring tools to .0002" accuracy.  Read and interpret complicated drawings, including hydraulic and pneumatic schematic drawings and symbols
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.                  Make conforming parts per Work Order instructions. 
2.                  Run jobs/work orders as instructed and within the setup and run rates outlined on each job.  
3.                  Run jobs as indicated by the Manger or the lineup sheet.  With Lead Set-up Operator, read the Job Card to determine which operations are to be performed.
4.                  Select or make the appropriate tools. Set up the machine and run it to verify that the features meet Job Card or drawing specifications. Lead Man, QA or Manager verifies.  
5.                  Inspect the required number of parts and record the readings in accordance with standard instructions and procedures as defined in the Company's Quality Manual.  
6.                  Operate the machine(s), making in-process inspections frequently enough to ensure that good parts continue to be produced.  
7.                  Operate multiple machines assigned by the Foreman and/or the Lead Set-up Operator, but only as many as may be operated without losing control over the quality of the work.  Lead Set-up Operators and Operators are to work as a team to maximize production.  
8.                  Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the work area.  This includes cleaning machines and work area daily and weekly.  
9.                  Perform basic preventive maintenance, as defined in Preventative Maintenance Guide.    
10.               Work safely. Follow all company safety rules to prevent injury to self and others.  
11.               Perform other associated duties as required or directed.  
12.               Heading example: Change punches, inspect parts, set up and feed wire drawers, monitor work coming out of machines.  Must be able to properly use all inspection equipment. 
Knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary:
1.         Experience and ability to set, operate, and control cold heading machines with training and supervision. These machines include but are not limited to cold header, wire drawers, inspection equipment.  
2.         Write and speak the English language well enough to do the job as described.  
3.         Regularly lift and handle parts trays which may weigh up to 50 pounds.  
4.         Perform necessary paperwork to complete WO's and instructions.