Die Polisher (3rd Shift) in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Die Polisher (3rd Shift)

Job Description

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Blend, grind, and polish surface of dies, and aid in hot form die change outs.

  • Acquire required tooling by using internal procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain surface finish of hot form dies.
  • Visually inspect dies for surface imperfections.
  • Weld dies when required to maintain surface finish.
  • Assist hot form operators in die change outs when needed.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Repetitive motion of hand and wrist
  • Daily hand exercises required.
  • Annual baseline hearing test is required.
  • Frequently required to walk.
  • Annual eye exam is required.
  • Welding hood must be worn/down at all times while welding.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Hearing protection must be worn.
  • Face shield must be worn when polishing, grinding, or blending dies.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Face shield, gloves and/or arm sleeves must be worn when handling hot parts and dies.
  • 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.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints is a plus.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Ability to use measuring instruments including but not limited to calipers, height gage, and scales.
  • Mig Welding – 2 Years Experience Preferred.
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook
  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance

 Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Mig Welding – 2 Years Experience Preferred.


3333 Main Street
Parsons, Kansas, 67357
United States

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