Current Positions

 

US Synthetic is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity for all people. Employment is based on qualification and ability. The following is a list of current employment opportunities at US Synthetic.

Maintenance Technician

Department:Maintenance
Reports to:Tech Team Lead

Education Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent

Experience

Two years higher education or five years of experience in mechanical and electrical repair of industrial machines

Position Summary

Troubleshoot and perform repairs to equipment of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic controls. Perform preventative maintenance on machines to ensure maximum operational availability. Participate in machine moves. Ensure safety at all times.

Requirements:

Responsibilities

  • Perform machine moves per factory needs
  • Hook up new or moved machines for production
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines
  • Respond to work orders and down-calls from dispatch
  • Perform upgrades on machines with automation
  • Hook up coolant, power, water, etc.
  • Troubleshoot machine issues on down-calls and repair equipment per machine schematics whether mechanical, electrical or hydraulic machines and presses
  • Train others to maintenance responsibilities as needed; direct and train production employees in Total Production Maintenance (TMP) efforts
  • Understand mechanical, electrical and hydraulic schematics and utilize when performing maintenance repairs
  • Use a multimeter in trouble-shooting and diagnosing problems


Prefered Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Mechanical and electrical control and motor experience
  • Willing to comply with safety regulations and maintain clean orderly work area (5S)
  • Associates of Applied Science in Machine Controls or Robotics
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Clear and concise writing skills
  • Ability to organize priorities and manage multiple tasks at once
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of three phase and single phase power systems
  • Apply learned Lean manufacturing principles to problem solving and daily work
  • Troubleshooting skills, utilization of PDCA method for problem solving
  • Certified to operate overhead crane, fork truck and scissor lift
  • Independent worker, self-motivated and works well with little supervision
  • Ability to complete projects with accurate documentation and repairs
  • Team player
  • Machinist training
  • Ability to think critically when problem solving and weighing cause and effect during down-calls

Required Training

  • Lean 101
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Trust Training
  • Job Instruction (TWI)
  • Safety Training

Tools and Equipment

  • Computer
  • Multimeter
  • Hand tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.

Safety Equipment

  • Safety Glasses
  • Hearing Protection
  • Steel-Toed Shoes
  • Occasionally wear a respirator

Physical Demands

  • Climbing and working from ladders, platforms and machinery
  • Need full range of body motion, i.e. kneeling, squatting, twisting, etc.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.

Expectations for all employees

All employees will support the organization’s mission and vision by exhibiting the following behaviors:

  • Trust: Demonstrate Belief in Others
  • Fun: Enjoy Life
  • Respect: Genuinely Value Everyone
  • Openness: Provide Access to People and Information
  • Growth: Improve Continuously
  • Service: Give of Yourself
  • Follow all company policies (Attendance, Illegal Drug & Alcohol, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, Vacation & Personal Time, Etc.)




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Finishing Operator

department: Finishing
Reports to: Cell Supervisor
Shift: Day: 7:00am to 3:30pm | Swing: 3:00pm to 11:30pm | Grave: 11:00pm to 7:30am
*Occasional overtime and Saturday work is required.
Education minimum requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Position Summary

 
Position responsibilities
Follow Standard Work
Participate in Worksite improvement program
Actively seek self-improvement/development
Finish product to specifications
Any other duties which may be reasonably assigned

Requirements:

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Lean
  • Manufacturing
  • Problem Solving
  • Assembly experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to set-up and operate multiple types of grinding equipment
  • Ability to maintain close tolerance dimensions on critical parts
  • Ability to read and interpret drawing specifications


Required Training:

  • 4 Steps of Do Management
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Safety Training


Tools/Equipment they are required to operate:

  • Centerless grinder
  • Glebar
  • Devlieg
  • Chamfer
  • Microscope
  • Hand tools
  • Coborn
  • Computer
  • Bonding Machine
  • Sand Blaster
  • Measuring devices
  • E-wag
  • Detail Oriented
  • Computer Skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Assembly experience
  • Ability to maintain close tolerance dimensions on critical parts
  • Ability to read and interpret product specifications
  • Fork Lift Experience


Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for long periods of time up to 8 hours
  • Perform repetitive motion with hands
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Have full range of body motion (lifting, kneeling, squatting and twisting)
  • This position may require employee to wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, respirator, safety glasses, etc; because of potential exposure to Acetone and other solvents


Expectations for all employees:

  • Excellence and competence
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Accountability and ownership
  • Collaboration and innovation
  • Follow all company policies (Attendance, Illegal Drug & Alcohol, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, Vacation & Personal Time, Etc.)

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Press Operator

department: Manufacturing
Reports to: Team Lead
Education minimum requirements: High School Diploma or Equivelent

Position Summary
Responsible for production of quality polycrystalline diamond pieces through utilization of assembly, press, lapping and grinding machinery and processes while following standard work methods to meet customer expectations. Ensure safety at all times.

Requirements:

Responsibilities

  • Learn, adhere to and apply Lean Manufacturing and ISO principles and procedures to maintain a high quality standard
  • Understand and operate assembly, press and lapping equipment i.e. small and large hydraulic and pneumatic machines
  • Submit and implement continuous improvement ideas per company standard
  • Cross-train on multiple pieces of equipment and processes to maximize capabilities and productivity
  • Rotate as needed among all necessary processes
  • Assist other team members to produce what is need, when it is needed
  • Read and follow detailed instructions and procedures to complete tasks according to proper product specifications
  • Use basic hand-held measuring devices to inspect and measure parts for accuracy and conformance to product specifications
  • Perform repetitive motions in assembling, loading and running machinery, etc.
  • Stay on task to complete assignments
  • Work at required pace (Takt time)
  • Read and understand product specifications, drawings/prints
  • Multi-task and prioritize activities.
  • Assist other members of team produce what is needed when it is needed as determined by customer demand
  • Continuous training in Lean, Kaizen and other productivity improvement or problem solving methodologies
  • Lead or participate in PDCAs
  • Participate in monthly one-on-one with team leader
  • Work overtime and weekends when necessary

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of Lean, Kaizen and other productivity improvement or problem solving methodologies (i.e. PDCA, Kaizen events, etc)
  • Willingness to keep work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations (5S)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities
  • Teachable
  • Knowledge of work in progress (WIP)
  • Experience with sequencing
  • Use of replenishment/Kanban systems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Power Point and Excel.
  • Knowledge of basic engineering/physics principles, either through training or experience.
  • Experience in polycrystalline diamond production, particularly cubic press operation.
  • Self-starter with high initiative to meet customer and team needs
  • Communicate well, both verbally and written.
  • Work well in a diverse team as a strong team player and motivate other team members to meet all team objectives
  • Understand control charts


Required Training:

  • Lean 101
  • Lean Fundamentals
  • Job Instruction (TWI)
  • Trust Training
  • Safety Training


Tools/Equipment:

  • Calipers, micrometers, magnifying glass
  • Computer
  • Machinery at worksite


Safety Equipment:

  • Face Shield
  • Steel-toed boots
  • Latex Gloves
  • Safety Glasses
  • Hearing Protection
  • Respirator


Physical Demands:

  • Stand for long periods of time up to 8 hours
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly bend at the waist, reach and lift small items
  • Perform repetitive motions


Expectations for all employees:
All employees will support the organization’s mission and vision by exhibiting the following behaviors:

  • Excellence and competence
  • Fun: Enjoy life
  • Respect: Genuinely value everyone
  • Openness: Provide access to people and information
  • Growth: Improve continuously
  • Service: Give of yourself
  • Follow all company policies (Attendance, No Tobacco Products on Campus, Illegal Drug & Alcohol, Family Medical Leave Act, Personal Appearance, Personal Electronic Devices, Vacation & Personal Time, etc.)




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