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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Danville Forge Team Maintenance Tech
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC,
Location Danville

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

Your responsibilities

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Operate machinery on forge line
  • Provide necessary maintenance
  • Maintain record of machine downtime and corrective actions

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, update and repair malfunctioning plant equipment as well as plant building repairs
  • Perform routine mechanical or machining maintenance activities on equipment
  • Participate in preventative maintenance program based on OEMs (Original Equipment Manuals) for plant equipment, machinery, and related facilities
  • Maintain records of daily PM’s and readings such as emissions, dust collector, amp on blast wheels, and conductivity for water treat system
  • Other responsibilities and projects as specified

Main Press

  • Set up and operate press for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task and correctly set up the tools required
  • Ensure dies aligned; unclamp and make necessary adjustments
  • Monitor 3 robots that accompany the press, especially spray robot that prevents parts from sticking
  • Monitor parts as they go through the die to ensure no malfunctions
  • Monitor die tonnage
  • Maintenance press as necessary
  • Report downtime

Heater

  • Operate panel to control heat and cycle time
  • Run Man-mate Machine

Trim Press

  • Monitor product in trim press
  • Change tooling as necessary

Your profile

Standards of Performance

  • Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed
  • Ensure parts within tolerance
  • Minimize scrap
  • Maintain efficient operation of line

Essential Functions

  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Walking a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Specialized training in mechanics trade or related field preferred
    • AAS in Industrial Maintenance/Electronics preferred
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous experience in manufacturing and metal fabrication preferred     
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics
    • Excellent mechanical skills with a focus on clutch/brake presses or other forming presses (hydraulic/mechanical)
    • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design
    • Knowledge of robotics and PLC’s
    • Strong understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley/Siemens), robotics (ABB), and electrical control systems
    • Capable of troubleshooting through complex mechanical, electrical and automation failures in order to determine a root cause of failure
    • Knowledge of fabrication
    • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Ability to convert metric to standard and basic mathematical ability
    • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools
    • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions
    • Ability to perform repetitive work
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Ability to cope with change
    • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Ability to operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner
    • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems

 

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Our Business Area Components Technology is passionate about everything that moves. It produces components for all application areas such as front and rear axles of all Porsche models or large-diameter anti-friction slewing rings for windmill-powered plants. 30.000 employees are responsible for the success of this Business Area.

thyssenkrupp integrated its Forging & Machining and Undercarriage businesses to start the new business unit Forged Technologies. With roughly 7,000 employees at 18 production sites in seven different countries, thyssenkrupp Forged Technologies has sales of over one billion euros and operates over 50 forging press lines and more than 150 machining and assembly lines in seven countries. The product portfolio includes undercarriage systems for heavy machinery as well as crankshafts, connecting rods, pistons, chassis products, transmission systems and rotor shafts for the automotive industry.

Your responsibilities

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Operate machinery on forge line
  • Provide necessary maintenance
  • Maintain record of machine downtime and corrective actions

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, update and repair malfunctioning plant equipment as well as plant building repairs
  • Perform routine mechanical or machining maintenance activities on equipment
  • Participate in preventative maintenance program based on OEMs (Original Equipment Manuals) for plant equipment, machinery, and related facilities
  • Maintain records of daily PM’s and readings such as emissions, dust collector, amp on blast wheels, and conductivity for water treat system
  • Other responsibilities and projects as specified

Main Press

  • Set up and operate press for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task and correctly set up the tools required
  • Ensure dies aligned; unclamp and make necessary adjustments
  • Monitor 3 robots that accompany the press, especially spray robot that prevents parts from sticking
  • Monitor parts as they go through the die to ensure no malfunctions
  • Monitor die tonnage
  • Maintenance press as necessary
  • Report downtime

Heater

  • Operate panel to control heat and cycle time
  • Run Man-mate Machine

Trim Press

  • Monitor product in trim press
  • Change tooling as necessary
Your profile

Standards of Performance

  • Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed
  • Ensure parts within tolerance
  • Minimize scrap
  • Maintain efficient operation of line

Essential Functions

  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Walking a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Specialized training in mechanics trade or related field preferred
    • AAS in Industrial Maintenance/Electronics preferred
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous experience in manufacturing and metal fabrication preferred     
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics
    • Excellent mechanical skills with a focus on clutch/brake presses or other forming presses (hydraulic/mechanical)
    • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design
    • Knowledge of robotics and PLC’s
    • Strong understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley/Siemens), robotics (ABB), and electrical control systems
    • Capable of troubleshooting through complex mechanical, electrical and automation failures in order to determine a root cause of failure
    • Knowledge of fabrication
    • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Ability to convert metric to standard and basic mathematical ability
    • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools
    • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions
    • Ability to perform repetitive work
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Ability to cope with change
    • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Ability to operate a variety of maintenance equipment in a safe and effective manner
    • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems