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Mechanical Technician

Company: Haynes International, Inc.
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Department: Mechanical Test Lab Location: Kokomo, IN

Business Purpose:

Perform and execute standard assigned tasks and testing duties, considering safety, quality, productivity, and cost with minimal direct supervision. This position would perform advanced level testing duties, maintaining current and future testing activities, and provide support to moderately complex testing activities as assigned to support the Mechanical Test and Metallurgical Labs. Additionally, this position will cross train to provide support for order entry and other areas as assigned in the R&T Laboratory.

Role Qualifications: (Required & Preferred)

Education:

High School diploma (R), Associates Degree (P).

Experience:

High School Diploma with some advanced education and 5+ years of pertinent industrial or laboratory experience (R), Associates Degree in a technical field and 3+ years of laboratory experience in Metallurgy or Mechanical Testing (P).

Areas of Knowledge:

Safety (R), Laboratory Workflow (R), Calibration & Specifications (R), Mechanical testing (P), Physical Properties testing (P), Tribology testing (P), and Metallurgy (P), Machine repair and maintenance (P).

Skills:

Advanced Math skills (R), Computer-word processing and spreadsheet(R), Analytical(R), Interpersonal Communication(R), Organizational Skills (R), and Technical Writing (P).

Global Accountabilities for the Role:

* Safety: Follow all corporate, departmental, and area safety procedures, policies and guidelines, demonstrating safe work practices. Lead by example using PPE and demonstrating good housekeeping practices. Assist in maintaining an environmentally safe workplace, through initiative and adherence to environmental policies. Lead, attend, and participate at all scheduled safety meetings. Assist supervision in monitoring others adherence to all area safe practices, JSA's, and Lock/Tag/Try procedures. * Quality: Perform assigned tasks as called out in procedures or on work requests with minimal mistakes and with little or no supervision. Improves existing processes and adapts and develops new procedures, correcting mistakes or procedural inconsistencies following developed guidelines. Reporting corrective action taken to area supervisor, as needed. Ensure that you, as well as others in the R&T Labs, are following established procedures and guidelines for all tasks performed. Ensure calibrated equipment is within calibration cycle. * Productivity: Effectively and enthusiastically use time to maximize benefit to company, and seek every opportunity to assist others in efforts to keep the R&T Laboratories running efficiently. Assist supervisor in the scheduling and coordination of tasks and people to effectively meet all departmental, area, and project commitments in the R&T Laboratories. * Cost: Avoid excess waste of material and/or supplies by performing tasks right the first time. Assist supervisor finding low cost, quality providers of supplies and services to ensure the continued operation of the R&T Laboratories.

Specific Accountabilities for the Role:

* Processes Used - Perform testing, analysis and workflow coordination functions in the Mechanical Test and Metallurgical Labs and other areas considering Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Cost. These may include but are not limited to metallurgical sample preparation, evaluation of microstructures, micro and macro photography, hardness, Charpy impact, tensile, thermo-mechanical Gleeble, thermal expansion, creep and stress rupture testing, test result database management, equipment verification and specialty testing as assigned. Provide technical support using test equipment within the Mechanical Test Lab while following established procedures and guidelines. Assist Supervisor and Lead Technicians in developing process and procedural improvements and project activities. Maintain a clean and organized work area. * Communication - Effectively and clearly communicates and contributes personal and professional knowledge to enhance skills of others. Receptive to direction and training necessary to meet the qualifications required for the assigned tasks. Accepts feedback in a positive manner and encourages two-way communications for ideas, improvements, and continual feedback. Serve as a role model by attending daily safety meetings and correcting safety concerns when they arise, participating in safety audit and motivating others to achieve results through example and encouragement. Assist supervision in developing equipment maintenance plans for the Mechanical Test and Metallurgical Labs. * Cross-functional Relations - Recognize responsibilities based on organizational structure, and communicate with the appropriate individuals (persons responsible). Assist Supervisor and Lead Technicians in process/procedural improvement initiatives, maintaining laboratory procedures, equipment, equipment calibration, and training to meet internal/external quality requirement accreditation mandates (NADCAP, ISO, etc.) and industry standards (ASTM, ASM, etc.).

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Keywords: Haynes International, Inc., Kokomo , Mechanical Technician, Other , Kokomo, Indiana

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