Assembler II-PyroChem Cylinders

  • Company: Johnson Controls
  • Location: Marinette, Wisconsin
  • Posted: December 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 157114
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The Assembler II works under the direction of the Pyro Chem Supervisor. The Supervisor schedules the work, but the associate works independently, the Supervisor is available if needed. Following a defined assembly procedure and using prints, the associate assembles a variety of component parts to make up Pyro Chem Fire Protection Systems. Components include cylinders, PC wet totes, powdered chemical, valves with attached siphon tubes, wet valve adapters, recoil preventer plugs, quick release clamps, brackets, black caps, owner manuals, and various labels. Assures quality by visual inspections and water submersion testing on cylinders and valves. Works on Returned Material Authorizations (RMAs). Job duties involve assembling, pressurizing, 100% inspection, and the packaging of cylinders for shipment.

Comply with the following Environmental, Health and Safety duties as a condition of employment:
• Comply with safety rules
• Attend and Participate in Safety Training
• Participate actively in the safety process
• Ask questions if something isn't known
• Report all accidents and injuries immediately
• Submit suggestions to improve safety
• Know responsibilities in the event of an emergency (i.e. what to do in the event of an alarm for fire, chemical spills, tornados, etc.)
• Be a coach to others who are acting unsafely
• Must have Lock-out tags after 6 months?
• Attend and participate in all hazardous and non-hazardous waste trainings.
• Ability to recognize chemical hazardous labels.
• Spill management and clean-up.
• Air shutoff locations.
• Capability to follow satellite accumulation rules and requirements.
• Proficiency to recognize hazardous wastes in your area and manage properly.

Must be 18 years of age and have a HS Diploma or equivalent. Employees in this role must be able to read, write and follow work order specifications. Furthermore, the employee must be able to understand basic math to include decimals and weighing operations. He/she must be able to read blueprints and shall have mechanical aptitude in order to troubleshoot units that do not work properly. The employee must have general knowledge of hand and power tools. Judgment is required in the leak testing and inspection of parts to be used for assembly. Specifically, this position requires the use of judgment to plan and perform work, make decisions as to the sequence of set-ups, operations, processes and quality within the limitations of recognized UL, ISO, and Ansul standards. The employee is expected to work out problems and troubleshoot components or rework components to specifications as prescribed. He/she will occasionally evaluate repairs, retests, and repacks customer returned products.

1. Receives production orders from the Pyro Chem Machinist along with the assembled valves and siphon tubes. Checks to see that all parts are available as per work order specifications. Receives parts/supplies from KanBan System, crib, or storage areas.
2. Following the correct revision of the production orders, fills and valves cylinders ranging in weight from 5 to 200 pounds on semiautomatic and manual machines. Cylinders are weighed on an electronic scale and check weighed on a second electronic scale. Fill weight tolerances may be as close as +.5 lbs., -0 lbs.
3. The associate must be familiar with the filling procedures of approximately twenty (20) different cylinders. Fills cylinder with agent, i.e. dry, liquid, or gas. Operates and sets up fill machine with dry powdered chemical or PC wet totes, electronic scale, and overhead hoist. When valving cylinder, a silicone lubricant/sealant must be used. When replacing defective gauges, a Teflon tape must be used around the threads of the gauge. Must have knowledge and skill to operate various power tools (hand drills, pneumatic stapler, foot stapler, overhead hoist, etc.) and hand tools (wrenches, screwdrivers, utility knives, saw, dead blow hammers, vacuum cleaner, etc.).
4. Pressurizes cylinders with dry nitrogen to a maximum of 450 P.S.I. Operates and sets up nitrogen banks for pressurizing.
5. Applies proper labels with and or without serial numbers at specified locations on cylinders.
6. Tests product for leaks by submerging in water bath for half an hour. Repairs valve/gauge leakers. Responsible for emptying PC wet cylinders and discharging powdered dry chemical to accomplish the repairs.
7. Packages product for shipment with correct owner's manuals, recoil preventer plugs, black caps, support tubes, wet valve adapters, quick release clamps, and brackets as required per production order. Assembles cartons with proper labels per production order and attaches any special information needed. Completes necessary documentation, production records, etc.
8. Associate is responsible for emptying powdered dry chemical out of the three (3) different collection bins into a large lined bin for disposal, with the help of two (2) other associates and the forklift driver.
9. Maintains required records, i.e. serial number logs, scrap records, production counts.
10. Associates are responsible for keeping the work area clean and orderly.
11. Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
12. Close attention is required in pre-assembly inspection, pressurizing, filling, and testing for leaks, labeling, and packaging. Multiple styles of labels, cartons, manuals, release clamps, and filling agents are used. Care and attention is required when lifting with overhead hoists.

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