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Press Operator

Company: Aspen Aerogels, Inc.
Location: East Providence
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Aspen Aerogels is a rapidly growing aerogel technology company founded in 2001 to capitalize on patented advances in aerogel manufacturing. Aspens extensive portfolio of proprietary aerogel products are manufactured at scale and sold worldwide in the Electric Vehicle, Energy Infrastructure, Sustainable Building Materials, and Power Generation industries. Aspen is a Tier 1/2 Automotive supplier of PyroThin thermal barriers, and our Pyrogel and Cryogel insulation products are used by virtually all leading petrochemical and refining company across more than 50 countries. Were on a mission to build a world-class organization as we continue to grow our energy infrastructure business, and expand to meet demand for PyroThin thermal barriers in the rapidly growing Electric Vehicle sector over the next decade. Were looking for great passionate, dynamic talent to join our team. The Conversion Operator is responsible for following procedures for Thermal Barrier, and safety requirements as documented by Aspen Aerogels. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely and efficiently operate the Die Cutter machine according to company procedures.
  • Operate cutting equipment per instructions supplied by engineering
  • Provide feedback to aid in equipment troubleshooting
  • Keep a clean and organized work area that conforms to 6S and automotive customer requirements
  • Conform to all automotive quality procedures and documentation
  • Take all measures to avoid contamination of parts
  • Understand product specs and verify conformance of cut parts
  • Adhere to production schedule
  • Perform material handling duties in a safe, conscientious manner
  • Perform preventive maintenance and routine cleaning on equipment as per procedures and/or as directed by the Team Lead and Manager
  • Dispose of waste materials according to company procedures.
  • Work on both automated and manual equipment and machinery
  • Experience setting up, changing over, programming, and operating die cutting equipment is preferred, but not required
  • Adopt and follow Aspens core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer, and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1+ years previous manufacturing experience
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Willingness to be fitted and operate with half-faced respirator as requiredPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Continually required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually works near moving mechanical parts
  • Continually works around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually loud
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 75 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Distance vision; Color vision; Peripheral vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used: Die cutting machinesThe above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to abuttitta@aerogel.com or call (508) 466-3111 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. For Our Rhode Island Applicants:Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The East Providence, RI facility of Aspen Aerogels is subject to Title 28, Chapter 29-6.2 of Rhode Island General Laws, which governs Workers Compensation.

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