The following description and statements include those details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation and is not to be construed as an all-inclusive list of characteristics that are inherent to the job/occupation.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION STATEMENT: Using required gauges and measuring devices, determine and perform corrective polishing and alignment requirements to bring blades into conformance with specifications.
Work safely at all times and adhere to all safety policies.
Monitor gauge calibration dates daily. Report all gauging or tooling requiring re-calibration and updates to Supervision.
Assistance may be given to other operators on proper operational procedures.
Perform housekeeping and other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Maintain acceptable attendance and report to work prepared to be productive.
Report to work on a regular and consistent basis and work an entire shift.
Lift parts weighing in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, factory routers, written instructions, etc.
Perform basic calculations using shop math.
Operate Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) to include loading and unloading parts, basic operations of the equipment, systems checkout, report generation, and data analysis.
Using guillotine and feeler gages, inspect aircraft engine airfoils for required dimensions such as bow, twist, centrality, pitch, form, contour, etc. Use micrometers and dial indicator gauges of various types such as edge gauge to check for required widths and thickness.
Mark airfoils with repair instructions and perform the blending and polishing required to bring dimensions and contours into conformance with specifications.
Perform a variety of blending and polishing operations on aircraft engine airfoils such as blending edges and root radii, polishing to remove nicks, scratches, etc., polishing pitch and thickness of leading and trailing edges, roll polishing edges, deburring excess stock, polishing for proper contour, form, and airfoil dimensions.
Use a variety of mechanical, electrical, and guillotine gauges to measure and qualify required dimensions including widths, thicknesses, contours, radii forms, packing heights, pitches, finishes, and other required characteristics.
Visually inspect airfoils for desired finish and surface condition.
Use abrasive cloth to manually polish airfoils in inaccessible areas.
Change belts and wheels as necessary, and break in edges and corners of new belts and wheels using dressing stone and work blocks.
Periodically move large loaded tubs with manual dolly or electric lift truck and replace with empty containers.
Train other polishers in proper procedures, methods and techniques.
Meet compliance requirements of all Whitcraft business conduct guidelines as applicable.
Maintain records including logs, inspection sheets, and various other data entry via computer.
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Working capital management, and
Environmental health and safety performance
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