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Position Summary:
•    At this level the associate has advanced knowledge of all aspects machining processes. They are able to solve most non-routine process problems. The associate at this level has a greater awareness of the overall business and is able to recognize the need for and escalate process improvements to standard work that reduce cost and/or improve quality and delivery. They exhibit strong communication skills and seamlessly participates in routine interaction with associates and others from different functional areas.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Support production objectives by:
•    Self-motivated, remains up-to-date and follows all safety guidelines, procedures and policies
•    Support of company philosophies, systems, and policies through actions and words.
•    Creates and maintains machine programs based on established best practices. 
•    Assist in the development of new processes and/or standard work
•    Routinely collaborates engineering team to ensure alignment of standard process structure
•    Demonstrates proficient machining, communication, and troubleshooting. 
•    Advanced troubleshooting of production problems relating to equipment, tooling, and processes 
•    Be the subject matter expert in regards to the technical and mechanical portion of machining.
•    Train and educate operators. 
•    Offers ideas and looks for improvement of processes. 
•    Drive changes to reduce cost and improve department metrics 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

•    High school diploma or equivalent 
•    Advanced knowledge about the products, processes and equipment

•    Advanced technical training or equivalent

Critical Competencies:

Customer Focus 
•    Direct and assist others in getting required support work completed in a timely manner
•    Independently display prioritization skills
•    Understand and anticipate the internal customers’ needs and initiate action to meet them
•    Meeting customer needs is their driver

Reliability and Integrity 
•    Drives improvements and helps others make a positive impact on quality and plant metrics
•    Along with providing it themselves, encourages others to provide reliable information
•    Acts as a direct liaison with product, process and quality Engineers to ensure appropriate application of technology
•    Supports organizational changes positively through actions and words

•    Always willing to be flexible in their schedule
•    Shares knowledge that they have obtained with others
•    Open to taking on new challenges
•    Can easily be interrupted or redirected to a new task, or site based on Swagelok’s needs
•    Has ideas to help increase equipment reliability

•    Creates strong morale and spirit within the team by encouraging others and making them feel valued and important
•    Facilitates Root Cause analysis effort for equipment reliability
•    Facilitate Shift Start up and departmental meetings
•    Promotes group reputation in a positive manner
•    Effectively coordinates resources to achieve ZCD

•    Communicates well with all different levels in the organization (shop floor, office, engineering, supervisors, managers, directors, lean leaders, etc.)
•    Promotes own ideas and information with others
•    Drill-down to root cause in all work order solutions
•    Communicate through appropriate escalation channels when required
•    Is a voice for Quality and will take time to explain theories and philosophies
•    Receives input from others

•    Drives team goals and results
•    Takes ownership of their actions 
•    Coordinate, communicate, and executes in the absence of supervision
•    Control emotions and reactions according to the situation and the audience
•    Provides accurate and detailed documentation including the use of SIS
•    Provides feedback to Supervision and guidance for other specialists in training

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, stopping and bending is required.
•    Required to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests
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.

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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​

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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