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Production Operator

Company: Wabtec Components LLC
Location: Wytheville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at:'s not just about your career... or your job's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people's lives. It's time to stop dreaming about the future; let's build it together.If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it's that much easier to connect!17.00/ hr $1000 Sign on Bonus2nd shift 2:30 pm -10:30 M-Sat. Overtime required3rd shift 10:30pm -6:30 am Sun-Fri overtime requiredSUMMARY STATEMENT OF WORK PERFORMED: Sets up and operates compression presses to produce molded parts in compliance with established safety regulations and SOIs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the job follow. Management may assign other duties and responsibilities as necessary.Sprays mold with lube as requiredOperates compression pressesAssembles and weighs preps according to molding specificationLoads prep into mold per molding specificationCloses mold and begins cure cycleUnloads cured partsVisually inspects parts for defects according to inspection standardTrims, inspects and packs as required in finishing specificationsRecords required information on reportsMACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & TOOLS USED:Compression pressesMolds HoistSpray gunsAir hoseVarious hand tools (scissors, awls, wrenches, brass hand tools, knives)MATERIALS, PROCESS PARTS & FINISHED PRODUCTS USED:Rubber compoundsFabricLubeInsertsCured partsTapeCardboard cartonsBagsEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma/GED preferredEXPERIENCE:NoneSPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Ability to read and comprehend SOIs, safety regulations and inspection standardsAbility to run multiple presses with different processesPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required toContinuously walk, stand, hear (more than 6 hours/8 hour workday)Frequently talk; use hands and fingers to handle; reach with hands and arms (up to 6 hours/8 hour workday)Occasionally lift up to 30 lbs. (less than 2 hours/8 hour workday)WORK ENVIRONMENT:Safety shoes, safety glasses and hearing protection are required.Heat resistant gloves required on certain jobsThe ambient temperature in the work environment during the summer months can exceed 100 degrees.Exposed to extreme surface temperature on moldsRemote work not allowedAll salaried new hires must be fully vaccinated or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, where permitted by applicable law and subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the one dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Keywords: Wabtec Components LLC, Roanoke , Production Operator, Professions , Wytheville, Virginia

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