Comac/3rd Shift/ Set Up Technician (GIB – Machine Dept 1) – Koch – Henderson, KY 42420

Comac/3rd Shift/ Set Up Technician (GIB – Machine Dept 1)
koch 20 reviewsHenderson, KY 42420

Gibbs Die Casting is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetics, physical or mental disability, or other protected characteristic.

Have acceptable work performance in current position.

Have been in current position for 6 months.

No policy, safety or quality violations in the last 12 months.

It is your responsibility to talk with your current supervisor BEFORE you apply for any position.

This posting is effective until 4:00pm on Monday, June 10, 2017

TITLE: Set Up Technician

DIVISION: Machining – Comac


REPORTS TO: Department or Shift Manager

FLSA STATUS: Hourly – Non-exempt

PAY GRADE: 16-18 (depending on experience)

To ensure that customers receive a quality product by managing the continuous machining operation for maximum quality output.

Review scheduled lines daily

Start machine line per schedule for next shift as required

Follow job set up QSWC3004

Perform layered audit to required schedule

Respond and react to Quality Control and Team Members concerns relating to dimensional issues, surfaces finish, gauging, Poke-Yoke, etc.

Perform machine offsets and tool changes

Evaluate tool samples or test and report to Department Manager and Tool Designer

Review work holding for proper function and reliability

Perform continuous improvement in the following areas: safety, OEE, rework reduction, team building

Communicate changes in process (deviations), customer complaints, TANs etc.

Work with other Set Up Technicians and Group Leaders on other shifts to ensure smooth transition from one shift to another

Attend meeting before each shift (5 minutes max) to assure each cell has a successful run

React to downtime by analyzing root cause and correct when able and/or report to Department Manager

EPH – react to low output and assist Team Members by retraining or other means to achieve the required output

Continuous improvement – observe and identify waste in the process, solicit and be responsive to Team Members thoughts on waste and assist in identifying improvements, promote and communicate all improvements to the Department Manager via Quick Hits, assist in implementation of all improvements

Safety – promote a safe work environment for all Team Members and report improvements, areas of concern, and incidents to the Department Manager

Promote and maintain 5-S standards.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Communication: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematics: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning and Problem Solving: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: Basic Computer Proficiency

Other Requirements: CNC Experience preferred; PLC programming knowledge; ability to multi-task; excellent communication skills.

Management has the right to revise this description at any time. The job description is not a
contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the employee manual or other written agreement.

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