UAW 2128 Forge Team - Danville - job 676780

Thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Danville, Virginia

Employment type: Full-time

The Forge Team Member reports to the Production Manager and is responsible for the operation, adjustment and maintenance of all forge line equipment.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Operate machinery on forge line

  • Provide necessary maintenance

  • Maintain record of machine downtime and corrective actions

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, update and repair malfunctioning plant equipment as well as plant building repairs within capabilities

  • Perform routine mechanical or machining maintenance activities on equipment

  • Participate in preventative maintenance program based on OEMs (Original Equipment Manuals) for plant equipment, machinery, and related facilities

  • Maintain records of daily PM's and readings such as emissions, dust collector, amp on blast wheels, and conductivity for water treat system


  • Education/Credentials/Certifications

  • Industrial Maintenance AAS or equivalent degree or at least 5 years of experience in industrial maintenance in a manufacturing setting

  • Length of Experience

  • Previous experience in manufacturing and metal fabrication preferred

  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Background in mechanics, electrical, and hydraulics

  • Excellent mechanical skills with a focus on clutch/brake presses or other forming presses (hydraulic/mechanical)

  • Knowledge of forging aspects, metal flow, and crankshaft design

  • Knowledge of robotics and PLC's

  • Strong understanding of Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen Bradley/Siemens), robotics (ABB), and electrical control systems

  • Capable of troubleshooting through complex mechanical, electrical and automation failures in order to determine a root cause of failure

  • Knowledge of fabrication

  • Manual skills to operate machines, tools and move parts

  • Excellent reasoning and problem solving ability

  • Ability to convert metric to standard and basic mathematical ability

  • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools

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