Special Metals Corporation Breakdown Operator - Days in United States

Breakdown Operator - Days

US - UT - Ogden

Job Description

Primary Function: Responsible for the removal of shell and runner systems.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

· Maintains lot integrity.

· Ensures paperwork is properly done.

· Helps other areas as needed.

Knock Out-

  • Removes shell from runner systems using a hammer.

Wash Out-

  • Washes shell off casting with high pressured water wash.


  • Removes runner system with band saw, hand held saw, plasma arc or chop saw.


  • Processes higher complexity parts in kolene salt bath.

  • Loads parts in core dry oven to ensure parts are moisture and oil-free from high property unit.

  • Loads parts into baskets per kolene techniques.

  • Ensures parts are properly timed in kolene bath for shell removal.

  • Properly rinses and neutralizes parts with citric rinse to remove excess salt.

  • Sandblasts parts to remove traces of salt.

Minimum Job Requirements:

· Able to work in a production environment.

· Able to read and comprehend English.

· Able to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with tens and 100s.

· Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. continuously.

· Able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs. occasionally.

· Able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. (Foundry log, spectrometer reports, chemical analysis.)

· Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

· Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

· Able to complete OSHA forklift certification through GSC.

· Able to complete GSC Breakdown certifications required in grade system.

· Near vision requirements are Jaeger J1 in one eye, at no less than 12 inches; or equivalent, or Jaeger J2 in one eye, at no less than 16 inches.

· Able to communicate effectively with co-workers.

· Willing to work overtime.

· Complies with company and departmental policies and procedures, including company’s attendance policy.

· Able to meet individual productivity requirements.

· Able to meet internal quality requirements.

· May be required to take hazardous waste training.

Desired Competencies:

· High school diploma or GED

Normal Working Conditions

· Works under indirect supervision following established practices and clear-cut policies in the performance of the majority of duties.

· Makes decisions when general instructions, established methods and clearly defined precedents indicate action to be taken, but refers unusual problems to superiors.

· Environmental conditions encountered continuously are fumes or airborne particles, and work near moving, mechanical parts.

· Environmental conditions encountered frequently are working near or with hazardous waste.

· Typical noise environment for the work environment of this job is Loud Noise. (Appropriate ear protection is required.)

· Continuous required physical demands include standing, walking, using hands to handle or feel, reaching below shoulder level, balancing, talking and hearing.

· Occasional required physical demands include driving, pushing or pulling.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills.

PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 503-652-3512 for assistance. PCC Structurals is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor committed to providing priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please visit www.eeoc.gov

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.