Sandblaster in Branford, CT at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Obtain detailed instructions for process to be followed covering each order from internal routers and departmental procedures manuals to ensure job tasks are performed according to established procedures.
Written instructions will include the type and size of grit to be used, appropriate PSI setting for equipment, proper setup of fixtures into automatic machines, blasting distance from parts to nozzle and any possible areas of restrictions, etc.
Operator will be required to perform various tasks including: inspection of parts to ensure proper masking, load parts into a variety of sandblasting machines, and assure proper/secure placement of parts into fixtures as may be required (depending upon process being used).
Continuously monitor the operation of nozzle (ensuring no blockage exists) and appropriate flow occurs. 
Make adjustments to machine or grit-flow as needed.
Perform work activities to obtain acceptable and uniform finishes at various processing stages (initial, in process and final).  Depending upon the process being performed, may move parts within cabinet area in back and forth, side-to-side motions in order to remove unwanted finish and/or surface irregularities.
As work is completed, complete all related paperwork i.e. routers, daily log sheets, etc… following standard operating procedures.
Keep work area clean according to 6’S standards.
Adhere to all company safety rules and practices and wears protective equipment as directed.
Perform other job duties as needed or directed by management.


This position requires a minimum of a High School Education, or GED.
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.