• Spray Station Operator

    Job Locations US-SC-York
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/6/2018 6:18 PM)
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  • Overview

    A leading industrial filtration manufacturer is seeing a Spray Station Operator to start-up and monitor the production line. You will be responsible for performing position duties as defined below, according to customer specifications and company requirements.


    1)   Start-up the production line:

    a) Check Product Specification form to determine what products to be run and what bond is to be used.
    b) Check that the spray tips are installed and are the correct distance from the conveyor belt per the set-up sheet.
    c) Be sure that the spray tips are not clogged or streaked.
    d) Check in-line filters. If dirty, flush system thoroughly before starting the line.
    e) Check the filter house to assure that V-cell filter is clean.
    f) Assist the group leader with the line start-up.
    g) Monitor the Webber until a satisfactory web has started.
    h) Get raw fiber weight from the delivery apron.
    i) Take the end through the line and set the conveyors to the proper speed.
    j) Set the traverse for distance and pattern.


    2)   Change-over the production line:

    a) Get the spray tips ready for the upcoming run.
    b) After the present run is complete, flush out the bond lines and check the in-line filter(s).
    c) Install proper tips and check the distance from the conveyor belt.
    d) Check the tips to ensure that they are not streaking.
    e) Assist the Group Leader as outlined in the production Line Start-up procedure.


    3)   Monitor the production line for smooth operation:

    a) Watch the tips.
    b) Watch the conveyors.
    c) Watch the filter houses.
    d) Assist the Fiber-hand Operator and Roll-up Operator as needed.
    e) Assist in monitoring the other production line.


    4)   Perform general housekeeping:

    a) Clean spills immediately including over-spray on guards and other line components.
    b) Clean hands before operating controls.
    c) Keep handrails clean of bond build-up.
    d) Perform other cleaning as directed by the Group Leader.
    e) Maintain cleanliness in all spray station areas.
    f) Keep tools and tips clean and organized.
    g) Keep entire spray station free of fiber and resin build-up.


    5)   Monitor the conveyors for tags and remove when necessary.


    6)   Down time and end of shift duties:

    a) Ensure all the tips and trees are clean and functional.
    b) Clean fiber build-up off of the aprons.
    c) Clean fiber build-up off of the shafts at the spray stations and the oven entrance and exit.
    d) Clean the bottom of the apron brush.
    e) Clean the motors and drives and the oven entrance and exit.
    f) Clean the decline apron.
    g) Clean the scrim brush and replace it if necessary.

    h) Communicate to the next shift’s Spray Station Operator all information regarding bond and spray guns.


    Skills and Experience:

    • Able to communicate and understand written and spoken English.
    • High school diploma or equivalent desired.
    • Manufacturing experience desired
    • Able to work overtime on short notice, as needed.
    • Able to perform tasks safely while wearing required personal protective equipment.
    • May require standing for long periods of time.
    • Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position.
    • Able to punctually report to work daily or as scheduled.


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