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Wax Department Production Associate

Wickliffe, OH 44092

Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 10109 Pay Rate: 20.10

Job Description

Vector Technical has partnered with a world leader in structural investment castings, forged components and airfoil castings manufacturing high-quality casting for engine and industrial gas turbines.  This Client offers overtime and bonus availability when hired in. They are in need of associates to join their Wax Department team!

Available Shifts:
1st Shift Wax Assembly - $18/hr.
2nd Shift Wax Assembly - $18/hr. + $2.10 shift diff = $20.10/hr.
3rd Shift Wax Injectors - $18/hr. + $2.10 shift diff = $20.10/hr.

The successful candidate will need to be amenable to cross-train and learn several areas of the Wax Dept., such as Injection; Assembly; Dress.

Wax Assembly/Dresser Responsibilities:
  • Assemble wax pattern clusters per procedures (PEI/SOP)
  • Inspect components before and after assembly for casting defect contributors. Visually check for broken corners, lugs, and missing pins and correct serial number.
  • Determine the acceptability to specifications.
  • Return acceptable and unacceptable patterns back to the appropriate stations or operators.
  • Properly identify your work performed on clusters in Lot Control and affix acquired identification to molds.
  • Meet the specific productivity and quality requirements.
  • Perform other duties that are assigned by supervision.
  • Follow safety rules. (Specified safety glasses in all areas)
  • Keep the work area and equipment in a clean, orderly, and safe working condition.
  • Comply with all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervision.
Wax Injection Responsibilities:
  • Achieves team production goals by working to meet all operational and quality standards to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.
  •  Operates wax injection presses to produce wax patterns
  • Maintains wax injection presses and injection fixtures by performing regular preventative maintenance.
  • Keep dies clean after completing each job
  • Keep wax and soluble melting pots filled at all times

  • Must be able to learn job specifications that are required by new customers, including existing customers with changes in job specifications
  • Dressing experience preferred.
  • Good attendance record – no written warnings or higher.
  • Flexible between assembly and wax dressing
  • Must be able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Teamwork essential
  • Demonstrate proficiency of applicable procedure instructions
  • Meet or exceed defined Visual Acuity (when required)
  • Meet color perception standards needed in performance of job requirements (when required)
  • Additional training to comply with applicable SOP/Certifications (when required)

Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Leone
V.P. of Operations

“Communication is key in a people-minded arena”.

With 21 years of experience in client partnership development, team management/skills building and business revenue increase, through open minded strategic growth planning, she believes anyone’s goals are attainable through hard work and keeping a focus on the outcome.

Along with being a part of past Lake County Chamber business of the year recipients and various multi-entrepreneurial awards employment based, Allison has a passion for art, the human good through volunteer work to help others and the thrill of competitive sports.

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