engineering.tomorrow.together.

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.

Veedersburg Forge Production Operator
thyssenkrupp Crankshaft Co LLC,
Location Veedersburg

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

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

Forge

  • Set up and operate forge line machines for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task and correctly set up the tools required
  • Ensure die alignment; make necessary adjustments
  • Load billets onto conveyor
  • Manually flip forging from die impression
  • Monitor press tonnage
  • Engage and monitor robots for operation and setup
  • Conduct necessary maintenance
  • Report downtime

Final Control

  • Visually inspect the part for defects such as seams, material handling marks, laps, and under fill
  • Conduct magnetic particle inspection
  • Conduct Brinell Hardness test periodically according to procedures
  • Grind out imperfections
  • Sort defected cranks based on scrap description
  • Maintain white board record of defects
  • Allocate cranks to appropriate scrap hopper
  • Attach appropriate process tags to containers that cranks are placed in that pass inspection
  • Upkeep and maintenance of shot blast and final control booth
  • Complete daily Hoist Inspection Sheet and Mag Machine Inspection Sheet
  • Other assignments and projects as specified

Your profile

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous manufacturing and production experience is preferred  
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics
    • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design
    • Basic mathematical competencies
    • 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 maintain focus and pay attention to detail
    • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Ability to cope with change
    • Safety conscious behavior
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions

 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • In terms of movement, the job may require stooping, reaching, handling, eye/hand/foot coordination, kneeling, using fingers, feeling, standing, walking, and use of hearing to perceive sounds that may indicate a malfunction.
  • In terms of vision, the job may require use of near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation peripheral vision; use of color vision may be helpful.
  • Environmental conditions may include extreme heat, noise, atmospheric conditions, vibration, and contact with water or other liquids.
  • Hazards may include proximity to moving, mechanical parts, exposure to electrical components and occasional working in high, exposed places.
  • May require Medium Physical Strength* to Heavy Physical Strength*
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

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

Forge

  • Set up and operate forge line machines for routine established work
  • Select correct tooling for the job task and correctly set up the tools required
  • Ensure die alignment; make necessary adjustments
  • Load billets onto conveyor
  • Manually flip forging from die impression
  • Monitor press tonnage
  • Engage and monitor robots for operation and setup
  • Conduct necessary maintenance
  • Report downtime

Final Control

  • Visually inspect the part for defects such as seams, material handling marks, laps, and under fill
  • Conduct magnetic particle inspection
  • Conduct Brinell Hardness test periodically according to procedures
  • Grind out imperfections
  • Sort defected cranks based on scrap description
  • Maintain white board record of defects
  • Allocate cranks to appropriate scrap hopper
  • Attach appropriate process tags to containers that cranks are placed in that pass inspection
  • Upkeep and maintenance of shot blast and final control booth
  • Complete daily Hoist Inspection Sheet and Mag Machine Inspection Sheet
  • Other assignments and projects as specified
Your profile

Qualifications

  • Education/Credentials/Certifications
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Length of Experience
    • Previous manufacturing and production experience is preferred  
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics
    • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design
    • Basic mathematical competencies
    • 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 maintain focus and pay attention to detail
    • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts
    • Ability to read blueprints
    • Ability to cope with change
    • Safety conscious behavior
    • Excellent communication ability
    • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability
    • Strong orientation toward quality, safety and continuous improvement
  • Physical Demands and Working Conditions

 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • In terms of movement, the job may require stooping, reaching, handling, eye/hand/foot coordination, kneeling, using fingers, feeling, standing, walking, and use of hearing to perceive sounds that may indicate a malfunction.
  • In terms of vision, the job may require use of near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation peripheral vision; use of color vision may be helpful.
  • Environmental conditions may include extreme heat, noise, atmospheric conditions, vibration, and contact with water or other liquids.
  • Hazards may include proximity to moving, mechanical parts, exposure to electrical components and occasional working in high, exposed places.
  • May require Medium Physical Strength* to Heavy Physical Strength*