Position:  Support Operator
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Job Id:  211
# of Openings:  3

Performs production functions other than special processes that may include any, some, or all of the following operations and tasks: Mask/Deburr, Grit Blast/Glass Bead, Cleanup/Unmask, Lube, Paint, Ship/Receive, Materials & Tool Crib, Component Balance, Inspect, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), Chemical Strip, Part Marking, Work Leader. Each of these support operations has a secondary function description that forms a part of this primary job description. A Special Process Operator may also hold Support Operator approvals, and vice versa.
Supervisory Responsibilities: See applicable function description.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities common to all Support Operators include the following. See applicable function description for additional items.
  • Knows, understands, and complies with all company safety, environmental and housekeeping policies, including maintaining a neat and orderly work area.
  • Informs supervisors and/or managers of production problems.
  • Follows work instructions from applicable technical plans, drawings, planning, or procedures with the understanding that no work instruction is to be violated in any way.
  • Operates applicable automation equipment with capability to make minor adjustments to programs.
  • Is responsible for the proper handling and maintenance of equipment and tools.
  • Is responsible for promoting good morale and working well with his/her fellow workers and management.
  • Works productively to meet or exceed established production standards while being aware of costs of supplies, equipment, and poor quality.
  • Supports Operator Acceptance Program (OAP) initiatives.
  • Inspects the part to verify all characteristics for which he/she is responsible before signing the router and forwarding to subsequent operations or shipment.
  • Proposes improvements and solutions to problems observed.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • U.S. Person – This position requires a U.S. Person as defined by U.S. ITAR and EAR regulations due to CTS handling items and data restricted for export by ITAR and/or EAR.  Proof of U.S. citizenship (U.S. birth certificate or U.S. passport), naturalization or permanent resident status is required.
  • The competencies listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Job-Specific Competencies
·       Communication
·       Personal Organization
·       Adaptability/Flexibility
·       Technical Documents
·       Decision Making/Judgment
Education, Experience, Other Skills
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Work Environment 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to standard manufacturing shop environmental conditions. Eye protection is required in shop areas. The noise level in the shop can be loud, and ear protection is to be used where required. Other personal protective equipment may be required as appropriate.
Physical Demands
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit, handle, feel and control items or equipment, talk, hear, see, and be able to read, write, and interpret written documents.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, which is regularly required to view computer screen. Occasionally may need to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

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