Cold Heading Operator

Posting ID:
10381
Industry: 
Aerospace
Location: 
San Fernando Valley

Position Summary: 

Candidates are required to run batches of high strength bolts at a constant heated temperature of 1000°-1100° to create a head on the bolt.  Ability to go through the three progressive stations to complete the end product. Experience with materials such as inconel, titanium, 8740, and 4340 preferred. National #89 or Okuma 2 dies 3 blows preferred.

Skills and Attributes:

Candidates should be able to read a micrometer and caliper.  High School graduate or equivalent.  Basic math and reading skills.

Minimum Qualifications and Education: 

High school diploma or equivalent. Basic math skills and English reading skills. Simple blue print reading and ability to use precision measuring tools (comparators and gages) a plus. Lifting up to 25 lbs and moving 40 lbs pans with dollies.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to group lead person or department supervisor.

Working Conditions:

All day standing, repetitive manual motion, heavy physical work. Standing most of the time. Candidate will be working on a powerful cold header machine to run batches of high strength bolts at a constant heated temperature of 1000°-1100°.

Success Factors:

Willingness to learn and teach, attention to details, ability to work in a group and to memorize simple procedures for machining and checking. Bi-lingual is preferred. Good communication skills a plus.