BLACKSMITH TRAINEE in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Summary:

Gains knowledge and experience required for promotion to Blacksmith under direction of experienced personnel by performing the following duties.
 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be required and assigned at any time.
Observes experienced and receives training from Blacksmith to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required to perform the following assigned duties
Conducts setup, layout and planning of operations based upon job order requirements
Interacts with other departments to meet production schedules
Maintains general shop order number and heat lot tractability on billet traceable jobs and serial number tractability
Understands heat up rates and material shrinkage allowances
Understands Forge Process
Assures proper furnace set up and temperature control and oversees the safe loading and unloading of work pieces
Verifies conformance of work piece to job order requirements
Must have an understanding and knowledge of company procedures and work instructions.
Maintains a safe and organized workstation and follows all company policy, safety and procedures.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or GED and twelve to eighteen months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
 
Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
 
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have a valid forklift certification
Must meet the requirements pertaining to Vision Acuity Testing under the Quality Assurance Manual.
 


Physical Demand:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.