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Bonding Insert Prep Operator

Gurnee, IL 60031-

Posted: 02/05/2019 Industry: Machine Operation Job Number: 12261
This entry level position accomplishes the bonding portions of a customer s part order in close collaboration with other team members. The Bonding Operator I will learn and perform all basic bonding procedures and methods, as well as bond the simpler and less complex jobs. This will include degreasing, abrading, and the application of bond to inserts.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

1) Learn specific jobs and general bonding techniques from higher skilled Bonding Operators, Leads, Supervisors and Managers to bond less complex part orders.

2) Learn and adhere to all Gallagher safety practices (including wearing protective safety equipment as required), perform high quality work, and meet production run rate standards as determined by manager

3)Read work orders or examine parts to determine parts or sections of products to be produced. Specific tasks include:
  • Examine and measure completed materials or products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring devices such as tape measures, gauges, or calipers.
  • Adjust machine components according to specifications such as widths, lengths, and thickness of materials and amounts of glue, cement, or adhesive required.
  • Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions and report or resolve problems.
  • Read work orders and communicate with coworkers to determine machine and equipment settings and adjustments and supply and product specifications.
  • Fill machines with glue, cement, or adhesives.
  • Mount or load material such as paper, plastic, wood, or rubber in feeding mechanisms of cementing or gluing machines.
  • Maintain production records such as quantities, dimensions, and thicknesses of materials processed.
  • Start machines, and turn valves or move controls to feed, admit, apply, or transfer materials and adhesives, and to adjust temperature, pressure, and time settings.
  • Perform test production runs and make adjustments as necessary to ensure that completed products meet standards and specifications.

  • Remove jammed materials from machines and readjust components as necessary to resume normal operations

4)C lean work area during and after assigned shift. May also be required to perform other specific cleaning tasks as requested by their lead, supervisor, or manager.

6) Read work instructions, manuals or other materials to implement bonding jobs. Demonstrate understanding of basic measurements and temperature requirements.

7) Report accurate daily production data using internal Shop Floor Reporting program.
7)Attend relevant training for specific customer jobs and general bonding techniques.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

8)Assist with R&D projects in Bonding Department as needed.

9)Other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time to meet business needs

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/or Experience
High School diploma or equivalent experience. 1-3 years experience in polyurethane or similar manufacturing environment experience desired. High mechanical aptitude required.
Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, employee policies and procedures, technical reports and customer specifications. Ability to communicate effectively with employees in English at all levels of the organization. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Basic knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their relevant applications.
Reasoning Ability
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.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Stress Tolerance Accepting constructive criticism and dealing calmly/effectively with high stress situations

  • Performing General Physical Activities Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials

  • Handling and Moving Objects Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating objects
  • Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without ' giving out' or fatiguing

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position

  • Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

  • Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while standing. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

  • Extent Flexibility The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs

  • Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects

  • Spend Time Standing The employee is typically required to stand most of the day and walk. Frequently is required to talk or hear.

  • Specific Vision Use of close vision, and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and may be warm at times.
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