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Technician 1 R&D

Company: Wagstaff
Location: Spokane
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Description: Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the casting pits. As an employee of Wagstaff, you'll enjoy: FREE medical/dental/vision benefit options Paid non-working holidays Monthly, site-wide BBQs Up to 8% retirement contribution Annual bonus program 1200 Sqft onsite gym, accessible 24/hrs a day Family friendly, company-wide events Want to learn more about Wagstaff? Join us for a virtual tour! https://www.careerexplorenw.org/fieldtrip?tour=Wagstaff Pay: $21.50+ hourly, Depending on Experience PM22 Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Daily responsibilities of the pit operations
  • Charging and alloying furnaces
  • Calculating charges to ensure maximum scrap consumption
  • Analysis of furnace samples
  • Set-up and removal of tooling
  • Pit turnaround
  • Knowledge of Wagstaff ingot and billet technologies
  • Furnace preventative maintenance
  • SNIF preventative maintenance and rebuild
  • Cleaning of casting pits
  • Water system PM's
  • Upkeep of pit area to include protective coatings
  • Furnace cleans and tear downs before relines
  • Upkeep of daily, weekly, and annual reporting requirements
  • Casting documentation
  • Reply to technical questions
  • Ordering of consumables
  • Ensure smooth transition between projects for minimal pit time loss
  • Organization and documentation of research molds and starting heads
  • Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly
  • Abide by company policies
  • In order to achieve business objectives, work weeks in excess of 40 hours may be required
  • May participate on various project teams focused on product conception and/or product development
  • Assist with ISO documentation as directed by project leads
  • Assist with customer commissioning new equipment
  • Other duties as assigned Requirements:
    • Associate of Arts degree, or equivalent college coursework toward a Bachelor of Science degree in a related technical discipline, or vocational certificate in a related discipline, preferred
    • Must be able to successfully become respirator certified to use this required personal protective equipment Working Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, machinery and equipment, and vibration. The employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. While performing some job duties, there is a risk of electrical shock and other risks associated with a manufacturing environment. Job duties may require work in high, precarious places, work in outside weather conditions, and exposure to extreme temperatures in some cases. The noise level in the working environment is often loud. Because of this environment and associated risks, use of job appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing is required. Employment at Wagstaff is dependent on successfully passing a company-paid drug screening and background check upon hire. Wagstaff, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. PI202062231

Keywords: Wagstaff, Spokane , Technician 1 R&D, Professions , Spokane, Washington

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