Wheel Flattener – 1st Shift
Always a Wire Die Leader
Fort Wayne Wire Die has historically been the birthplace of technology that drives the wire drawing and wire die industries. From the first wire die manufacturing equipment and processes developed in the 1930s, to the ongoing engineering advancements that have marked the industry’s evolution ever since, Fort Wayne Wire Die has always stood at the forefront.
Our vision is to be the preferred global supplier for wire drawing dies and precision tooling for the global wire and cable industry, the one die supplier that can provide the consistent quality, application expertise, performance value, and supply chain efficiency all customers need to compete in a global market. The ISO 9001:2015 certification has allowed us to develop a quality management system that fully supports our vision and goals resulting in customer satisfaction.
Our team is looking to fill a 1st shift Wheel Flattener.
A Wheel Flattener’s principal function is to polish and mount the stone to a specified thickness.
While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Read and understand ISO processes for wheel flattening.
- Follow the ISO process to flatten the stone.
- Follow the ISO process to remove the stone and mount.
- Check stone for thickness.
- Prepare stone for QA inspection.
- Clean and maintain the equipment when needed.
- Check equipment for safe operation and report defective equipment to the supervisor.
- Clean and lubricate machines, as required.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
- Must have successful scores on entry-level tests.
- Must be able to work around machinery.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Ability to do simple process troubleshooting
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must possess a clear understanding of general math (including fractions and decimals).
- Excellent organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills.
ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
- Excellent vision
- Excellent hand dexterity
- Keep the work area clean and neat.
- Stand and walk on concrete floor 8 to 12 hours per day.
- Temperature-controlled facility (heat and air conditioning)
- Quiet for a production facility