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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.

Tool Room Member- Danville Forge UAW 2128
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

Summary

The Tooling Team Member reports to the Tooling Team Manager and is responsible for cross-functional roles in three areas including dies, coil inductors, and parts for the metallurgical lab.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Build and repair fixtures, tooling, and machine parts to required tolerances
  • Assembles components for welding or brazing using fixtures, clamps, and gauges as required
  • Verify conformance of part to specifications or blueprints using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and dimensional scales
  • Provide product sample piece cuts to metallurgical lab
  • Replacement and repair of Forge tooling

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

Dies

  • Operate CNC High Speed Milling machines to produce forge dies
  • Repair dies including rollers, main press, trimmer punches and blades, and calibration dies
  • Check for cracks, chips, wear, and caves on side walls of used dies
  • Grind out imperfections, remove wear, redo radii on edge impressions, ensure proper contours
  • Machine maintenance such as adjustment of plates, re-sharpening of blades, and spring and sleeve replacements
  • Work on refinement of new die cuts by removing tool marks
  • Burn in of embossments

Coil Inductors

  • Machine, form, braze, and assemble various materials required in the fabrication and repair of induction heat treat tooling
  • Fabricates component parts (including mandrels and fixtures for forming parts and including soldering of joints) assembles, and alters induction coils
  • Inspect heat treated cranks to ensure proper functioning of inductor

 

Metallurgical Lab

  • Responsible for cut-up of as-forged cranks
  • Utilize guide book for direction on crank parts to be cut; saw respective parts
  • Acid etch pieces of received steel
  • Ensure cut parts correspond with paperwork from Product Inspector
  • Handle machine maintenance of saw room as necessary

Standards of Performance

  • Ensure proper tolerances of tools
  • Sets up, programs, operates, and maintains machine tools and measuring devices to perform necessary operations, optimizes speeds and feeds as required.
  • Selects appropriate materials and methods
  • Reads and interprets blue prints

Essential Functions

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

Your profile

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous experience in tool making, maintenance, and manufacturing strongly preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
      • Ability to operate lift truck and overhead bridge crane to transport and position material
      • Ability to maintain high standards in housekeeping and safety
      • Ability to adapt to new methods, processes, materials, and equipment
      • Understand material selection and design while working from blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate all types of machine tools, precision measuring devices, and hand tools in accomplishing the making of parts and tooling
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to retain knowledge of different steps and processes
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal instruction
  • Basic math ability including an understanding of algebra and trigonometry
  • Well versed in safety policies and procedures
  • CNC operating abilities
  • Background in manufacturing and maintenance
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

Summary

The Tooling Team Member reports to the Tooling Team Manager and is responsible for cross-functional roles in three areas including dies, coil inductors, and parts for the metallurgical lab.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Build and repair fixtures, tooling, and machine parts to required tolerances
  • Assembles components for welding or brazing using fixtures, clamps, and gauges as required
  • Verify conformance of part to specifications or blueprints using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and dimensional scales
  • Provide product sample piece cuts to metallurgical lab
  • Replacement and repair of Forge tooling

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

Dies

  • Operate CNC High Speed Milling machines to produce forge dies
  • Repair dies including rollers, main press, trimmer punches and blades, and calibration dies
  • Check for cracks, chips, wear, and caves on side walls of used dies
  • Grind out imperfections, remove wear, redo radii on edge impressions, ensure proper contours
  • Machine maintenance such as adjustment of plates, re-sharpening of blades, and spring and sleeve replacements
  • Work on refinement of new die cuts by removing tool marks
  • Burn in of embossments

Coil Inductors

  • Machine, form, braze, and assemble various materials required in the fabrication and repair of induction heat treat tooling
  • Fabricates component parts (including mandrels and fixtures for forming parts and including soldering of joints) assembles, and alters induction coils
  • Inspect heat treated cranks to ensure proper functioning of inductor

 

Metallurgical Lab

  • Responsible for cut-up of as-forged cranks
  • Utilize guide book for direction on crank parts to be cut; saw respective parts
  • Acid etch pieces of received steel
  • Ensure cut parts correspond with paperwork from Product Inspector
  • Handle machine maintenance of saw room as necessary

Standards of Performance

  • Ensure proper tolerances of tools
  • Sets up, programs, operates, and maintains machine tools and measuring devices to perform necessary operations, optimizes speeds and feeds as required.
  • Selects appropriate materials and methods
  • Reads and interprets blue prints

Essential Functions

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

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous experience in tool making, maintenance, and manufacturing strongly preferred
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
      • Ability to operate lift truck and overhead bridge crane to transport and position material
      • Ability to maintain high standards in housekeeping and safety
      • Ability to adapt to new methods, processes, materials, and equipment
      • Understand material selection and design while working from blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate all types of machine tools, precision measuring devices, and hand tools in accomplishing the making of parts and tooling
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to retain knowledge of different steps and processes
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal instruction
  • Basic math ability including an understanding of algebra and trigonometry
  • Well versed in safety policies and procedures
  • CNC operating abilities
  • Background in manufacturing and maintenance