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2nd Shift Lamination Machine Operator

Company: American Air Filter Company
Location: Hudson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter - and the AAF International - brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.
We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.
Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.
Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html
AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.
Position Objective:
Under general supervision, to perform skilled and specialized work operating machines related to the assembly and production of air filters.
Machine Operator Iis the trainee and first working level in the series. Incumbents initially work under close supervision learning and performing more routine functions related to air filter assembly. As experience is gained incumbents perform a broader range of duties and are normally advanced to the Machine Operator II level after one year.
This individual must work well with others and thrive in an environment that requires the ability to handle consistent, rapid change, a variety of activities and assisting other areas in production as assigned.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up machinery to the required setting for the product scheduled to be produced
  • Test run products after changing set-ups
  • Operate specialty machinery to fabricate, manufacture, or assemble filters
  • Safely use equipment with all guarding and controls in place; report any unsafe or non-productive equipment to the Line Lead immediately
  • Make sure that the correct raw materials are being used for the products scheduled to be produced and they are of good quality
  • Conduct spot checks to identify flaws or verify production quality
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping in the work area: always turning off machinery, wiping down the machine with rags, scrap up glue, sweeping, and removing trash
  • Perform other tasks as assigned Business:
    • The scope of responsibilities includes operations at the Hudson facility
    • This position is located in Hudson, NY USA
    • Business size approximately 100 employees Stakeholder Interactions:
      • Leadership within facility
      • AAF/Flanders leadership team members, support function personnel, expatriate personnel
      • Human Resources and Manufacturing Technical Requirements
        Describe the technical knowledge and experience required to accomplish the job duties and responsibilities
        • Must have basic math skills
        • Must be able to read a tape measure to 1/16"
        • Experience with Human Machine Interface Training/Knowledge/Experience:
          Describe minimum experience requirements necessary to accomplish the job duties and responsibilities.
          • 1+ years' experience in manufacturing Education Requirement:
            Describe minimum educational requirements necessary to accomplish the job duties and responsibilities.
            • High School or GED preferred
            • Some college or trade school a plus Licenses Or Certifications
              Describe any licenses or certifications that are either required or helpful in performing the job.
              Special Skills
              Describe any special skills needed to perform the job duties. Examples: other languages, special math or writing skills, experience with specific tools, equipment, computer hardware or software, knowledge of special terminology.
              • Spanish or other languages a plus Work Environment:
                • Manufacturing area: concrete floor, assembly production line
                • Temperature fluctuations between hot and cold; may be humid in warm weather
                • Moderate noise level
                • Possible allergies to materials or chemicals used in production
                  • Work with machine chemicals, glue and fiberglass material Physical Demands:
                    • Lift up to 50 lbs with assistance
                    • Bend, twist, stoop, reach overhead, stand on feet with minimal walking
                    • Repetitive motion: arms, wrists, hands
                      Competencies: (Please select one by double clicking on the circle and selecting the color from the" Colors and Line" tab under Fill > Color section
                      I:Senior Manager
                      III: Individual Contributor
                      III: Individual Contributor
                      Collaboration & Communication
                      Team Player - Knows how to work with others
                      Customer Focus
                      Customer Advisor - Ensures internal and external customer satisfaction
                      Operational & Functional Excellence
                      Results Owner - Makes achieving results a top priority; is driven to accomplish goals.
                      Leadership & Change Acceleration
                      Change Agent - Anticipates and adapts to change.
                      Creative Problem Solver - Evaluates information to generate innovative solutions
                      Continuous learner - Demonstrates an awareness of own strengths and development needs
                      Trustworthy Contributor - Is widely trusted, keeps confidences and accepts responsibility for outcomes
                      The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this document should be construed as a contract or altering your status as an employee-at-will.
                      We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.
                      Nearest Major Market: Poughkeepsie

Keywords: American Air Filter Company, Akron , 2nd Shift Lamination Machine Operator, Other , Hudson, Ohio

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