International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Twist / Stretch Operator C

Our Business Unit Lighting and Imaging offers challenging lighting and image transmission solutions for applications in the markets of automotive, aviation, medical devices, as well as industrial and safety engineering. With production units in Europe, North-America and the worldwide SCHOTT sales organization Lighting and Imaging is a leading supplier for fiber optic components.

Your tasks

The Twist/Stretch Operator C will have leadership ability to be responsible for producing a satisfactory quantity of high quality twisted billets. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Performs machine operating jobs on twisting machines.
  • Sets up and performs machine twisting operations in accordance with established procedures.
  • Sets twisting machine to proper temperature. Initiates and monitors the twist cycle. If necessary, adjusts machine during cycle.
  • Sets up annealing furnace to established annealing cycle.
  • Performs routine inspection of image inverters. Checks for angle of twist and required process measurements. Helps to troubleshoot cause of rejects. Assures product quality.
  • Diagnose and replace defective heaters, furnaces and thermocouples. Does repairs on machines, as required.
  • Performs daily machine maintenance and good housekeeping; obeys all safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintains production records, product identification and schedule attainment.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by supervision, such as training in stretching area.
  • Helps in performing experimental twisting as directed by supervisor or engineer.
  • Executes preventative maintenance activities.
  • Schedules maintenance and tool room work order activities as needed.
  • Maintains housekeeping practices per departmental 5S program.
  • Able to meet utilization targets and standard times. 
  • Accurately enters Database/SAP transactions in the computer.
  • Maintains daily records, including labor sheets and routers.
  • Complies to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Conducts other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Your profile

  • High school diploma or equivalant.
  • 1-3 years experience on the job or in a manufacturing field.
  • Good manual dexterity and excellent hand/eye coordination.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written; able to follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Able to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply and divide) and to enter data into a computer terminal.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
  • Demonstrates proficiency of the job, troubleshoots and multi-task.

Your benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.

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