Machine Operator I - Winder (Manufacturing) - Big Spring, TX

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Job Family: Manufacturing
Updated At: 2018-03-06

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ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Perform the following tasks to produce raw stock for completed parts.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Double check mandrels to be loaded onto winding machine used in coiling processes for correct dimensions.

Mix resin, hardeners, fillers etc to specifications and pour in baths.

Thread fiberglass from creel to bath, through eyebars to mandrels for winding. 

Observe operations to detect defects, malfunctions, or supply shortages. 

Stop machines to remove completed components, using hand tools or hoist

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Operate or tend composite fiber winding machines to wind fiber used in composite components such as bridge plugs, piping, and other related cylindrical equipment and instruments.

Learn basics of mixing process, learn your chemicals

Learn basics of pulling process, learn pulling techniques

Learn what releases are used and when during different applications.

Must be familiar with measuring equipment (PI tape)

Learn how to prepare mandrels prior to winding and learn proper releases for the different    applications.

Must know all the formulations for different products and have basic understanding of what chemicals do.

Know all the different size mandrels for products that are being wound and be able to detect and recognize problem areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things

Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Preferred:

Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem

Knowledge of machines and tools. 

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects

Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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