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Product Technician

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Chillicothe
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Day Shift!

Starting Rate: $15.00/hr

$1,000 Retention Bonus: $500 paid at 90 days and $500 paid at 180 days!

Contract to Hire Position!

POSITION SUMMARY: The function of this position is to be competent at performing all functions of the production line, except mounting .Ensures quality of product and strictly adheres to all safety regulations wearing the appropriate PPE. Contributes to the team in a positive way and adheres to the attendance policy.

Our company emphasizes a team approach and expects every person to perform any reasonable task or request that is consistent with fulfilling company objectives.

It is imperative that you review these duties, skills and physical requirements closely and that you understand that, by signing the Job Description Acknowledgement, you are verifying that you can perform all the duties, that have the skills and possess the physical abilities that are necessary to perform the job as described.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following: (These duties are part of the production line rotation. Other duties may be required and assigned to meet business needs.)

Valve Stemmer

* Using the build schedule, select appropriate valve stem components for wheel.

* Assemble valve stem components by hand.

* Operate Nut Runner to install valve stems (if applicable).


* Inspect machine using daily checklist.

* Use of air-operated O/H crane to lift wheels onto conveyer.

* Maintain correct wheels in line-set order.

* Ensure wheels are fed to mounter in such a manner that minimizes down time.

Tire Flipper

* Inspect machine using daily checklist.

* Roll tire from line-set position to branding/match-mark station at end of conveyor.

* Lay tire on conveyor, locate brand area and brand appropriate tires.

* Record DOT number (if applicable).

* By rolling or using hoist, put tire onto conveyer.


* Measure tire pressure to 110 5 PSI.

* Measure concentricity to customer standards.

* May handle shortages.


* Remove assembly from conveyor after tilt table reaches vertical position via automatic switch or by operating correct foot pedal to activate pneumatic assist.

* Depending on operation, use hoist or roll assembly to appropriate station, conveyer, balancer or rack.

* Monitor sequence of assembly using build sheet

Balancer (if applicable)

* Set controls on Balancer to appropriate size and style of wheel (Aluminum or Steel).

* Remove first tire/wheel assembly from front of conveyor (same as catcher) and roll to balancer station.

* Check air pressure in tire, adjust if necessary.

* Secure assembly to balancer and proceed with balancing process.

* Locate balanced position and apply wheel weights securely with mallet.

* Remove assembly from balancer and roll into appropriate rack.

* Label the correct line sequence number on assembly

Mobile Equipment Operator

* Must be certified.

* Safely transport tires, wheels and assemblies through out warehouse.

* Safely load and unload trucks, including racks of assemblies on flatbed trailer.

* When loading and unloading trucks, make sure truck jack is in place and wheels are choked and dock lock is secured.

* Using build schedule verify tires, wheels and assemblies are in appropriate sequence.

* Distribute loads to appropriate location in warehouse; on assembly line or in truck.

* Monitor and change out propane tank.

* High School Diploma or GED from and accredited institution

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Columbus , Product Technician, Other , Chillicothe, Ohio

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