Comac/3rd/Set Up Technician (GIB – Machine Dept 2)
koch 21 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.

This posting is effective until 4:00pm on July 27, 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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