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Cell Operator II

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Job Details
Job Order Number
7267378
Company Name
Sunnen Products Company
Physical Address
7910 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63143
Job Description

Sunnen Products Company was founded in 1924 by Joseph Sunnen. Since then, Sunnen Products Company has been a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of bore sizing and finishing equipment, engine rebuilding equipment, and tooling and abrasives. As the leading global manufacturer of precision honing equipment and related accessories, Sunnen Products Company provides excellent employment opportunities for those in search of a challenging and rewarding career. We pride ourselves on our quality products, exceptional customer service and highly valued employees.
Sunnen is an equal opportunity employer and provides a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere. Sunnen maintains a high retention rate. About 60 percent of our employees have 10-plus years of service while 25 percent have 25-plus years of service. Currently, our average length of service is more than 15 years.
Job Description
Perform duties required to set up and operate a variety of machines to trim, cut, plane and grind stones to close tolerances where setups are repetitive and work is subject to final inspection.
FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Essential Functions
• Stone Cutting
• Cut cork wheels into brick; cut the height, length and width of stones from brick following blueprint.
• Prepare various machines for cutting and make minor machine adjustments to maintain accurate size of stones.
• Interpret part number to set up machine and make adjustments for various grit sizes and hardness.
• Prepare machines needed prior to setup and make necessary changes to bring machines to specification; run first piece verification to validate accuracy of setup.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair and scrap.
• Mixing
• Weigh materials using various scales and according to specification or recipe for the making of bond.
• Mix materials and continue to add any additional materials that are specified.
• Cover or package mix and let stand until screening can be completed.
• Screen materials to ensure that proper bond size is created.
• Package and label material for future use.
• Stone Pressing and Cutting
• Set up necessary machinery and presses for bond making.
• Ensure that specified height requirements are met and make any necessary adjustments to machinery.
• Remove completed stones and let cool if necessary; check stones to ensure specifications are met.
• Cut the height, length and width of stones from brick following blueprint.
• Dress diamond-cutting wheel and make minor machine adjustments to maintain accurate size.
• Interpret part number to set up machine and make adjustments for various grit sizes and hardness.
• Prepare diamond wheel prior to setup by making necessary changes to bring it to specification; run first piece verification to validate accuracy of setup.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair, scrap, etc.
• Holder Preparation
• Obtain holders from inventory and prepare for use by sandblasting.
• Set up sandblast equipment, parts washer, and tumblast machine.
• Check and straighten holder per print specification.
• Set up punch press and engraver to mark designated part information on holder.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair scrap, etc.
• Finishing
• Prepare slabs for sizing and blocking using appropriate drying methods such as ovens, centrifugal spinners to prepare slabs for sizing and blocking.
• Apply sizing mixture using air assisted spray system.
• Block slabs according to instructions using designated adhesive.
• Set up machine and grind designated chamfer to stone.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair, scrap, etc.
• Assembly
• Mix adhesive per work instructions.
• Set up automatic machine to assemble guides and holders, making necessary adjustments.
• Set up automatic assembly machines, making appropriate adjustments to achieve specific bond, stamp, chamfer and/or radius.
• Check manual assembly fixtures for wear and send out for rework as needed.
• Assemble parts manually by using designated fixturing.
• Set up grinder and grind radius/chamfer per print specifications.
• Set up break-off machine and using the designated sampling plan, check parts for bond strength.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair and scrap.
• Packing
• Pull designated components such as guides, instructions, cartons, and inserts from inventory.
• Package stones per work instructions.
• Set up printing press and mark cartons with part number, description, and date code following instructions.
• Continuously check work for cosmetic and size control, using designated sampling plan; separate non-conforming parts and make decisions regarding disposition such as salvage, repair and scrap.
• Administrative
• Generate daily reports; check stock and status of open and planned orders using computer.
• Generate requisitions for purchase of tooling and supplies.
• Review daily order status, work schedule reports, scrap reports and react to and correct problems identified.
• Identify and document quality problems and work with appropriate personnel to resolve.
• Assist in the generation of annual budgets.

Company Benefits
• Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits – effective day one
• 401K with 3% match
• Life insurance and Short Term Disability – 100% company paid
• Plant Medical – Nurse on-site Monday through Friday. SSM physician and Chiropractor every week providing free services for employees.
• 13 Paid Holidays, paid vacation
• Access to Sunnen Lake (Potosi, MO) – a private owned lake for Sunnen employees adjacent to the YMCA of the Ozarks. There are cabins, campgrounds, fishing, kayaking, playgrounds, and much more all at no cost to employees!
• Tuition Reimbursement – $5,250/year


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