Machine Operator - Spin Line (1st Shift) at Hendrickson

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee





Job Description:

Motor Wheel Chattanooga is seeking candidates with heavy industrial experience. Foundry experience is preferred, but not required. Tasks include, but are not limited to;




    • Follow work instructions and take direction from the foundry lead person to determine work processes.

    • Weigh specified amounts of materials as needed by each project module.

    • Operate and calibrate machinery to make it process-ready.

    • Use various hand tools.

    • Ensure that ventilation procedures are followed throughout the procedure.

    • Install and remove steel jackets and bands used for holding snap molds together.

    • Sort casting into pairs, and pull reinforcing wires from castings.

    • Remove castings from molds and place them on setting rings.

    • Perform preventative and regular maintenance on job-specified equipment.

    • Ensure that all work areas are properly cleaned and maintained.

    • Band setter: set bands.

    • Chuck Cleaner: clean and maintain chucks.

    • Fork Out - fork castings out of spin table, weigh castings, hang on casting chain.

    • Runner Box: repair and maintain runner boxes, assist in changeovers.

    • Labor/Slagger: slag boxes, maintain intermediate ladle.

    • Blast Operator/Inspector Stacker/Rework: measure castings, inspect casting, remove splattered iron from castings, operate HP grinder, place castings on the appropriate pallet and tag correctly, measure daily production.

    • Fork Truck Operator: drive fork truck, locate product in proper areas of the plant, move material and equipment where needed.

    • Monitor / log / record process.

    • Assist in changeovers.

    • Operate industrial-powered equipment.

    • Cross-train other employees as required.





  • Moderate to heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs with assistance).

  • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking.

  • Lifting supplies/equipment.

  • Pushing/pulling or moving/ lifting heavy equipment/supplies, with assistance depending on weight.

  • Manual dexterity and mobility.

  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.

  • Far Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more.

  • Near Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less.

  • Depth Perception: ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  • Field of Vision: ability to see peripherally.

  • Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus.

  • Extreme heat exposure when working around spin table or furnace.

  • Temperature Changes: variations in temperature from hot to cold.

  • Noise: sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss.

  • Hazards: conditions where there is danger to life, body and/or health.

Successful candidate will be required to obtain industrial powered equipment certification (example: fork truck).


Hendrickson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 240000L3

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