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Scope of Position:
To provide support to Bottom of the Draw operations and to be part of the engineering team that supports research melting/forming operations. The position includes process trouble-shooting, and meant to be an internal SME on BOD activities.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Focus on safety
• Measurements/data analysis – data and interpretation of data/feedback to Melting and Forming areas
• Bottom of the Draw
• Robotics – adjustments, troubleshooting and fundamental robotic engineering
• Edge inspection
• Traveling anvil machines
• SOS management
• Inventory and management of spare parts
• Assist in Rubicons
• Assist where required in the melting/forming process
Travel Requirements: Minimum
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday; Off-shift when support is required
• Bachelor of Science Engineering Degree in relevant discipline (Mechanical/Electrical)
Required Years and Area of Experience:
• 3 Years experience in technical field
• Mechanical aptitude.
• Ability to learn quickly.
• Hands on – able to set up and fix equipment in an emergency
• Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
• Organized and able to manage SOS, document updates, 5S and latest plans.
• Able to manipulate and interpret data (Pi and Excel) – able to make graphs and draw conclusions from data.
• Responsive – willing to come in on off-shift to troubleshoot. Responds with appropriate urgency.
• Works well independently and within a team.
• Good time management skills, able to respond quickly to short-term issues while still making progress on long-term projects/goals.
• Some experience with fundamental robotics
• Some experience with lasers
• Understanding of process variation and process control
• Bottom of Draw experience
• Melting and forming experience
• Familiarity with glass processing at the BOD
Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):
• Team Player
• Ability to communicate in all directions effectively
• Strong verbal and written communication skills (able to give instructions, write reports, experiment plans, documentation and status updates).