3rd Class Spinner: Spincraft MA

Spincraft MA, North Billerica
Hourly position


Qualified candidates should submit resume via 'Email Poster' link above

Spincraft is a metal spinning company based in Billerica, MA. We are looking for a person that is motivated to learn metal spinning. It is understood that metal spinning is a very specialized type of metal forming and the skills of the job can and will be taught to the individual who is hired to be a 3rd class spinner. Any experience with metal forming (stamping, forging, rolling, etc.) or metal working (grinding, cutting, machining) can help a candidate learn spin forming faster. We are a Union shop that provides many benefits, that aren't seen that often in the metal working industry. There is also the opportunity to climb the ranks and become a 2nd class or 1st class spinner with addition pay. Below is a copy of the 3rd class spinner Tasks and requirements:

Job Title: Third Class Spinner

Division: Spincraft

Description of Tasks:

  • Read and interpret all drawings.
  • Use steel rules, pi tapes, vernier calipers, pre-engineered gauges etc.
  • Sharpen and use trimming tools and carbide cutting tools as required.
  • Setup , Spin, trim a few common production jobs, repeat, pre-engineered in common metals with minimal supervision.
  • Control metal thickness and control dimensions as necessary with minimal supervision
  • Recognize when metal is thinning or not moving as expected, take necessary steps to remedy the condition with some degree of supervision.
  • Operating head stock and compounds to perform job, rotating of the tooling or part, setting up, starting and monitoring torches to achieve and maintain proper tooling and part temperatures.
  • Instruct helper in all aspects of set-ups and spin helper operations.
  • Work closely with Engineering to develop processes and procedures. Determine and request manpower required to effectively produce product
  • Acquire and perfect enough “know how” to service own tools, rollers, live centers, etc. (if necessary)
  • Safely rig and lift large heavy parts, tools, spinning compounds, floor sections, and all other items required to set up a job and select proper equipment to complete this task.
  • Set up expander on all jobs pre-engineered or not, and operate the expander with some degree of supervision
  • Be neat and orderly around work area
  • Be dependable, work well with others and focused on job being done
  • Be neat and orderly around work area
  • Perform other duties as necessary in order to complete other tasks.
  • Tradesperson demonstrations a working knowledge and follow all of the PPE requirements for the utility position.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid OSHA fork truck license and hold 1C and 3A hoisting license.
  • Demonstrate accuracy in all documentation and job reporting
  • Be dependable, work well with others and focused on job being done
  • This list is not inclusive.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

TOOLS/EQUIPMENT USED

1. Spin Lathe 2. Crowbars 3. Mechanic Tools

2. Torches 5. Sledge Hammer

BODY POSITION

SITTING ______%

STANDING _100__%

WALKING ______%

JOB ACTIVITIES (this list is not all encompassing)

  • CLIMBING OCCASIONALLY To climb on top of spinner
  • FREQUENTLY To climb up steps of the spin lathe
  • BENDING OCCASIONALLY To load and unload steel parts from spinner.
  • STOOPING OCCASIONALLY To load and unload steel parts from spinner.
  • KNEELING OCCASIONALLY To load and unload steel parts from spinner.
  • CRAWLING OCCASIONALLY To load and unload steel parts from spinner.
  • LIFTING OCCASIONALLY 75-100 lbs. To lift compound lifting poles.
  • FREQUENTLY 25-50 lbs. To lift compound lifting poles
  • HEAVIEST The heaviest weight lifted is a compound lifting rod weighing 100 lbs.
  • CARRYING OCCASIONALLY 75-100 lbs. To carry compound lifting rods
  • FREQUENTLY 25-50 lbs to carry various parts and tools
  • PUSHING OCCASIONALLY When using Allen wrench to load and unload steel parts from lathe.
  • PULLING OCCASIONALLY When using wrench to secure machines to floor.
  • REACHING OCCASIONALLY To turn on/off torch valve at a height of 6 feet.
  • HANDLING OCCASIONALLY To use heavy machine tools
  • FINGERING OCCASIONALY To regulate torch valves.

PROTECTIVE DEVICES/CLOTHING REQUIRED

Safety shoes, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection during hot forming and grinding, heat suits as deemed necessary by management, gloves and respirators as needed.

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

High School diploma or G.E.D. in conjunction with the ability to read and understand blueprints and process planning.

SUPERVISION/HOURS

Normal workday as designated by shift.

ENVIORNMENTAL CONDITIONS

Normal room temperature 85% of workday.

Hot Spinning temperatures:

100 deg. –4 hours maximum with 1 ten minute rest period per hour.

115 deg. –3 hours maximum with 1 ten minute rest period per hour.

115 deg. –2 hours maximum with 1 ten minute rest period per hour.

*Note – rest periods can be increased in frequency if needed by the individual

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.80 to $32.71 /hour

NOTE:  Applicants must be US citizens due to the nature of our contracts.