This position prepares the carbon compound used throughout the
facility in the manufacturing process. The operator will also
manufacture product using the compound created.
Weigh, measure and sift materials for powder production. Load
mixer to blend and mix carbon compound. Maintain proper mixing
cycles and make intermittent quality check of the material.
Load, unload and operate heat treat ovens according to standard
procedures. Prepare and maintain curing reports.
Prepare finished part for treatment by washing in solutions to
remove all dust and impure particles. Load and unload ovens and
determine time cycle for drying parts.
Operate pressure vessel to impregnate carbon with solvent. Weigh
parts to close tolerance to determine the exact pickup weight so
that the established hardness and consistency tolerances have been
achieved. Maintain proper impregnation cycles/procedures/schedules
to achieve the production rates and ensure product specifications
Work from factory orders and compound formulas.
Maintain accurate job and time reports Follow standard
Keep records of wet and dry measurements.
All other duties as assigned.
Duties & Responsibilities
Must be able to sit for extend periods of time; a minimum of 2
Must be able to maneuver to all areas of the office, shop,
warehouse, or manufacturing plant Must be able to lift up to 50
pounds and carry up to 40 pounds.
Must be able to bend, reach, kneel, twist, and grip items while
working at assigned desk area.
Must be able to wear Respirator PPE (pass a respiratory fit
physical and training) Must have the manual dexterity and
coordination to operate office equipment.
Must be able to simultaneously manage several objectives, changing
priorities and reassign priorities to complete assignments.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues.
Diversity & Inclusion
We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what
make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally
protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company
with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate,
support, and embrace diversity.
High school diploma or equivalent Able to read and interpret
simple drawings Complete simple arithmetic calculations using
decimals, fractions and or metrics.
Prefer 1-2 years of related experience
At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design,
manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that
meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions
of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around
23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real
impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving
healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and
supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical
to our customers operations, while our proprietary technology and
high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome
colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility,
enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a
business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five
global divisions, all experts in their field.
About John Crane
John Crane (www.johncrane.com) is a global leader in rotating
equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services
to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a
variety of products including mechanical seals and systems,
couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital
monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed
through a global network of more than 200 sales and service
facilities in over 50 countries. Fiscal year 2016 revenue was
greater than 1 Billion USD (830m). John Crane is part of Smiths
Group (www.smiths.com), a global leader in applying advanced
technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection,
energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered