Stress Relieve Operator in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/6/2024

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Stress Relieve Operator

Job Description

Stress Relieve Operator

No Experience Needed! Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!

Stress Relieve Operator sets up and operates stress relieve oven to relieve stress from metallic work pieces per customer specifications.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Our Facility in Parsons, Ks manufactures precision parts for passenger and military aircraft. Travelers around the world count on our employees for their commitment to quality.

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  •  Secures parts on racks, dies, or fixtures and loads them in oven by hand or with a forklift.
  • Maintains temperature in oven to specification noted on work order.
  • Starts and stops chart recorder that records time, temperature.
  • Obtains quality buyoff on parts and chart record.
  • Calibrate thermocouples per internal work instructions.
  • Maintains customer required log books.
  • Apply T50 and Boron Nitride dry lube.
  • Checks own work and takes first part to quality inspection.
  • Able to adjust process for additional parts to keep within control limits for SPC as needed.
  • Collects SPC data according to the control plan attached to the work order.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Assists in the proper storage and collection of hazardous waste from other departments.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as directed.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

  •  Basic computer knowledge and skills
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane
  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, protractor, tape measure, height gage, and scales
  • Prior operation of machinery is helpful
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, decimals, ratios, and proportions to practical situations; geometry and trigonometry is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required 

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Working conditions are:100% manufacturing environment.
  • Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Occasionally exposed to vibration of the hand; extreme cold and extreme heat.
  • Noise level is usually moderate.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated areas.
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.

This is a generic job posting for a Stress Relieve Operator. Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

3333 Main Street
Parsons, Kansas, 67357
United States


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