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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Shift: [[Second Shift]] 

Facility: [[Highland]] 

Salary Grade: [[Level 4]] 


Position Summary: 

Auxiliary Operators are responsible for enhancing and making minor alterations to products. This associate is proficient in all aspects of the process. They are able to recognize and solve most non-routine process problems. The associate at this level has a greater awareness of the overall business and is able to make process improvements that reduce cost and/or improve quality. At this level, they may interact with associates in other functional areas and can oversee and assist with department development.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

• Proficient in technical skill and process knowledge and is capable of assisting with the oversight of daily operations 

• Demonstrates ability to perform both moderate and complex auxiliary operations 

• Ability to identify abnormal operations and determine root cause of abnormal operations (add, remove, or adjust tooling) 

• Ability to correct abnormal operations unassisted to place machine back into normal production in a timely manner 

• Solid understanding of tooling used to operate and setup auxiliary equipment (fixtures, tooling, holders, program edits, etc…)  

• Works with engineering to improve processes, document changes, and conduct follow-up training 

• Understands and supports corporate, company, and department lean initiatives   

• Effectively communicates department, equipment, schedule, and job status across shifts 

• Assists in developing other associates skills, and can effectively train others 


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: 


• High school diploma or equivalent. 


• Good mechanical skills aptitude 


Critical Competencies: 

Customer Focus  

• Shows a desire to help others meet the needs of customers 

• Demonstrates to others the desire to help customers win 

 Reliability and Integrity  

• Always demonstrates positive attitude toward job and company 

• Can absolutely rely on what they say 

• Proactive in achieving compliance with policies and procedures  


• Will take on any task within a cell or department 

• Will support things they don’t totally agree with 

• Always open to taking on new challenges  


• Recognize others’ success and give credit to whom it is due 

• Maintains cooperative and trust based relationships  

• Works collaboratively with teammates as well as leadership 


• Can get messages across that have the desired effect 

• Keeps others involved in project developments and plans  


• Helps to build enthusiasm, excitement, and commitment to the group mission 

• Removes barriers or roadblocks so people can get the job done 


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements: 

• Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.  

• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards. 

• Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift Kegs and Boxes on a regular basis between 25 - 35 pounds and occasionally between 35 - 50 pounds. Considerable standing, stooping and bending is required. 


Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. 


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. 


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason. 

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

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We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland