600606 - MO133 - Sander
Boyd Corporation

Laconia, New Hampshire

Posted in Electronics


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Setup and operate all of the equipment used in the sanding department to machine materials per customer specifications. Handle in a specified manner to accommodate any cosmetic requirements to meet or exceed customer require specifications. Responsible for maintaining quality and safety standards, housekeeping, process integrity, monitoring of calibration of all measuring equipment used and monitoring machinery and tools to ensure safe correct and optimum performance, while maintaining professional conduct in the workplace. Train new associates as required.

  • Get job assignment and communicate with the previous operator briefly, before the beginning of the shift.
  • Before starting the machine, perform a quick check to ensure that safe and correct operations of the machine is possible and setup sanding machine as required.
  • Verify the paperwork, print number, revision levels, operation sequence, materials, program and check sheet are all correct and consistent.
  • Select proper process to meet all cosmetic criteria, to meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • To insure that the Parts are consistent with the print, run the first part and check it against the print.
  • Run jobs in an efficient, organized and safe manner, meeting or exceeding the hourly rate, while following the work instructions on the print and/or work order sequence. Must clock in and out of the work order and sequence.
  • Maintain the work flow and perform quality audits as required to ensure that the product meets or exceeds the customer specifications.
  • Make adjustments as required, with proper authorization.
  • Change worn or broken belts or pads using appropriate procedures.
  • Train new associates in basic sanding processes and techniques, as required.
  • Train other sanding associates in cosmetic processes and techniques as directed by management.
  • Create processes that will produce parts to the customer specifications the first time through in the most efficient manner.
  1. Job Complexity: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with a few concrete variables as well as concepts of what a customer is looking for in product finishes usually in standardized and controlled situations.
  2. Supervisory Responsibility: Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Assists with the activities of less-experienced associates.
  3. Contacts/Interaction: Frequently works with peers and occasionally interfaces with management as well as QC and Engineering.
  4. Decision Making: Has Key decision making responsibility. Failure to make accurate decisions will have a High impact on the department's success, particularly with cosmetic parts and whether or not they will need to be reworked. Cosmetics are expensive as is the rework procedures. Has a wide variety of resources available from which to make decisions.
  5. Educational Background (minimum level needed to perform)and/or Previous Work Experience (minimal level years and what kind)

High School diploma or equivalent preferred, plus 1-2 years of manufacturing experience.

  1. Special Skills and Abilities (computer, language, interpersonal skills, etc.)
  • Must be able to read and comprehend written work instructions. Complete work instructions for this position may be found by following this path: Main page of Aavid's Intranet/Quality/Work Instructions/Work Instructions by Area and then by locating the excel worksheet tab labeled "Sanding".
  • Ability to provide input as the creation of new work instructions and processes for new products, particularly cosmetics.
  • Basic understanding and comprehension of technical language tools and specifications
  • Ability to read All blue prints
  • Ability to use measuring equipment including: dial and/or digital calipers, thread gages, depth gages etc.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Excellent manual dexterity with good hand/eye coordination
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with peers, supervision, and internal customers.
  • Excellent attendance habits with flexibility in work scheduling and overtime.


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