Production Operator 2 / 3rd Shift

Requisition ID:  24942
Job Location(s): 

Forest City, NC, US

Job Description

The Production Operator 2 position in Forest City, North Carolina operates production equipment to manufacture hydraulic hose and has three main components.  The job reports to the shift Manufacturing Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Extrusion (Tube & Cover): Extrudes rubber compound from the extruder to cover mandrel or rubber hose with braid reinforcement to meet specifications.
  • Braid: Prepares customer supplied yarn on bobbins for use in the braid process.  Operates braider machines to interweave two or more strands of yarn to provide reinforcement for the hose before the cover process.
  • Finishing (Cut/Coil & Eject/Test): Ejects mandrel from the hose by using water pressure, and proof tests hose to make sure that it meets specifications.  Cuts the hose at the appropriate place on the reel, and coils the hose to prepare it for shipping.

Background & Skills

Required (basic) qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be local – no relocation offered

 

Preferred qualifications

  • One year or more manufacturing experience preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work successfully in team environment

 

Job Criteria

  • In addition to machine operations, maintains a safe, clean and orderly work environment through effective housekeeping, 5S and TPM practices. Job performance measures include safety, quality, inventory, on time delivery and productivity

Physical Requirements

 

Lifting/Carrying    Ground to Waist Ground to Shoulders Ground to Overhead Waist to Shoulders
Up to 10 lbs Frequent Frequent    
11 - 30 lbs Frequent Frequent    
31 - 60 lbs Occasional     Frequent
Over 60 lbs        

 

Pushing / Pulling Ground to Waist Ground to Shoulders Ground to Overhead Waist to Shoulders
0 to 100 Pounds       Frequent
101 to 200 Pounds Occasional Frequent   Frequent
201+ Pounds Occasional Occasional   Occasional

KEY: = Continuous = Over 70%; Frequent = 40-70%; Occasional = 15-40%; Rare = Up to 15%
 

Number of hours per day each activity is performed:

Sitting - 0         Walking - 7       Stairs - 0        Standing  - 7     Bending/Kneeling - 4    
Reaching - 4 Seeing - 7 Hearing - 7 Speaking - 4 Feeling - 7


Visual Acuity:  

Near Vision - X Far Vision - X Peripheral Vision - X Depth Perception - X

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.