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Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Willoughby Hills, OH, US, 44092

Company: Swagelok Company


Swagelok, Northeast Ohio, USA


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Position Summary:

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">At this level the associate is proficient in all aspects of the process. 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 may interact with associates in other functional areas and can oversee and assist with department development.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Capable of completing set-up operation and troubleshooting of equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform start-stop procedures including, but not limited to:  machine and conveyor start-up, loading of raw material, and machine shutdown.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform simple and advanced changes, adjustments, and set-up to tooling and fixtures.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Complete records and forms.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Check machined parts visually and dimensionally according to quality standards.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Clean chips from tooling and parts.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Recognize and escalate machine malfunctions and part discrepancies
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Preset tooling as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Set-up parts, process and machine as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform preventative machine maintenance.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Generate and modify speeds and feeds as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Troubleshoot and correct problems for set-up, non-conformance, tooling and machining processes.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Diagnose and respond to program alarms and make adjustments as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Make suggestions for process changes that may improve machining operations.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Make suggestions for schedule optimization / attainment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Able to train others to improve their skillset.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Generate and modify part programs as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Repair, replace and/or modify the equipment if required.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Required:

  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">High school diploma or equivalent
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Advanced knowledge about the products, processes and equipment
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Self-motivated and able to learn at a fast pace.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Demonstrates proficient machining, communication, and troubleshooting. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Operate Machining equipment that includes; loading and unloading parts, inspection gages, comparator, micrometers, calipers, 6” rule, dial indicator, ring gages, drill/reamer, Johnson gages and Datum gages, magnifier and lights, miscellaneous hand tools and chip strippers. 
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Identifies and corrects machining problems relative to tools and tool holders, collets and chucks.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Ability to identify and rectify minor mechanical equipment malfunctions<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">.


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Critical Competencies:

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Customer Focus

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Direct and assist others in getting required support work completed in a timely manner

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Independently display prioritization skills

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Understand and anticipate the internal customers’ needs and initiate action to meet them

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Meeting customer needs is their driver


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Reliability and Integrity

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Drives improvements and helps others make a positive impact on quality and plant metrics

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Along with providing it themselves, encourages others to provide reliable information

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Acts as a direct liaison with product, process and quality Engineers to ensure appropriate application of technology

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Supports organizational changes positively through actions and words


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Flexibility

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Always willing to be flexible in their schedule

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Shares knowledge that they have obtained with others

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Open to taking on new challenges

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Can easily be interrupted or redirected to a new task, or site based on Swagelok’s needs

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Has useable ideas to help increase equipment reliability


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Teamwork

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Creates strong morale and spirit within the team by encouraging others and making them feel valued and important

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Facilitates Root Cause analysis effort for equipment reliability

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Facilitate Shift Start up and departmental meetings

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Promotes group reputation in a positive manner

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Effectively coordinates resources to achieve ZCD


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Communication

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Communicates well with all different levels in the organization (shop floor, office, engineering, supervisors, managers, directors, lean leaders, etc.)

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Promotes own ideas and information with others

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Drill-down to root cause in all work order solutions

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Communicate through appropriate escalation channels when required

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Is a voice for Quality and will take time to explain theories and philosophies

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Receives input from others


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Accountability

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Drives team goals and results

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Takes ownership of the actions and results of the team as a whole

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Coordinate, communicate, and execute in the absence of supervision

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Control emotions and reactions according to the situation and the audience

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Provides accurate and detailed documentation including the use of SIS

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Provides feedback to Supervision and guidance for other specialists in training


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•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.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•May be required to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">•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.



<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">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

Swagelok US Job Description

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron