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Operations Technician, Foundry Operator

Job in Oregon City - Clackamas County - OR Oregon - USA
Posted by Orchid Orthopedics
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-08
Job specializations:
  • Manufacturing
    Machine Operator, Entry Level Manufacturing, Manufacturing Production
  • Pharmaceutical
    Entry Level Pharmaceutical
Job Description & How to Apply Below
The individual employed in this position must be able to fulfill all the requirements of this position, including requirements related to the company’s Safety, Quality and Environmental Management System Policies and procedures. Under direction, performs tasks to cast molten alloy into molds, creating a casting, in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures.

•    Operate and maintain Flash Fire unit; Remove sealed molds from drying tunnel; Ensure molds to be dewaxed are properly sequenced FIFO per casting schedule.
•    Inspect molds before and after dewax operations; Load and unload molds for preheat furnaces per daily schedule
•    Operate induction furnace to cast molten alloy into molds.
•    Repair furnaces with linings and replacement of crucibles as required.
•    Sort molds and castings to maintain lot integrity.
•    Pull and set molds to sand pit to facilitate pouring of alloy into mold.
•    Stage ingots for melt furnace operations per daily production schedule.
•    Inventory alloy and maintain daily consumption log.
•    Cut alloy ingots per daily casting production schedule.
•    Set and check melt furnace temperature controls.
•    Maintain precise documentation as related to daily production log
•    Perform or assist in performing training of personnel as directed by the department supervisor or lead.
•    Use fork lift, hand truck, pallet jack, carts and tables to safely transport product.
•    Maintain work area, tools and equipment in a clean and organized condition.
•    Detect and report faulty equipment, defective material and any unusual conditions to the department supervisor or lead.
•    Follow designated safety rules and regulations.
•    Support Lean Manufacturing and EHS initiatives.
•    Perform other duties as required or directed by the Department Supervisor or Lead.
Position Requirements
High School
•    Good written and verbal communication skills.
•    Ability to operate a fork lift

•    1-2 years

•    High School or equivalent

•    Work performed in disagreeable working conditions; exposure to a number of elements including hazardous materials and conditions
•    Lifting of materials up to 50# up to 33% of the time
•    Lifting of materials over 50# up to 33% of the time; including weights over 100#
•    Requires repetitive pushing/pulling, grasping, fine manipulation
•    Requires use of foot controls
•    Use of PPE as per JHA
•    Visual acuity for operation of fork lift
•    Must be eligible to work in the United States.
•    Must adhere to Company Code of Conduct and Core Values
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a worldwide leader of orthopedic medical device outsourcing, providing contract design and manufacturing services to the medical device market.  We have the broadest portfolio in the industry, including design and development casting, forging, machining, finishing, coating and packaging capabilities. Specializing in joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, extremities and dental markets, we are a strategic sourcing partner that can handle an entire project or provide services at a single point in the process.

With 13 world-class facilities and approximately 2,000 team members located around the globe, Orchid provides an opportunity for people to live a better life by enabling them to be active longer through our products and services. That is why we do what we do at Orchid! A longer active life is our purpose.

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Contact Information
Contact Name: Orchid Orthopedics
Contact Phone: 7346865182
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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