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Heading Operator

Requisition ID:  12466
Category:  Manufacturing
Career level: 
Contract type:  Permanent

Heading Operator 

 

 

Location: Winsted, CT 

Reports to: Manufacturing Supervisor 

   

SKF is Hiring a Heading Operator!

Looking for a manufacturing career with great employee benefits?  

Join the team at SKF! 

 

About SKF: 

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide.  

 

Responsibilities and Expectations: 

  • Process product to specifications, including cleaning & weigh/count, and to schedules provided. 

  • Operate induction heater & box furnace for hot forged product and assure thermal equipment & instrumentation are calibrated and chart recorders are operating. 

  • Utilize & maintain insulated containers, as required. 

  • Assure raw material selected is properly released and confirm wire/rod size. 

  • Assure raw material heat matches manufacturing router. 

  • Set up & operate headers, perform adjustments and sharpen/polish tooling. 

  • Perform in-process inspections, including dimensional measurement, visual inspection & ball weight. 

  • Report processing information clearly and accurately on routers and process log sheets 

  • Perform assigned repairs and Preventive Maintenance. 

  • Assure applicable inspection/processing equipment is in calibration before use. 

  • Plot results on control charts when required. 

  • Maintain items in Tooling Control Program. 

  • Identify and segregate and initiate Discrepancy Reports for nonconforming product. 

  • Contact supervision immediately to report equipment problems. 

  • Assure lot traceability. 

  • Perform any and all tasks assigned by department Manager.  

  • Read new and revised specifications when mandated. 

  • Work in a safe manner at all times, alerting management of hazardous conditions. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Assure satisfactory levels of cleanliness and housekeeping in all assigned areas. 

  • Critical thinking skills/detail orientated, able to read and follow procedures as instructed. 

  • Comfortable with varied postures (sitting, standing, leaning forward, turning side to side). 

  • Ability to transport product, use/push Hand Carts. 

  • Ability to walk around the facility. 

  • Ability to push, carry or lift up to max. 50 lbs.  

  • Ability to stand throughout the work shift. 

  • Capability of lifting individual tooling. 

 

What You’ll Love About SKF: 

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays! 

 

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living! 

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting). 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all! 

EOE M/F/D/V 

 

  

To Learn more about SKF Please visit the website: https://career.skf.com/  

 

 

 

 

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.