Wax Cell Operator D - 2nd and 3rd Shift

Hitchiner Manufacturing
Milford, NH
Jun 30, 2017
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Job Description

Primary Function:

Cross-train and become capable of performing multiple functions in the Wax Cell environment. Operators classified at the "D" level will be proficient at introductory-level wax pattern rework, as well as either introductory-level injection or introductory-level assembly functions.

Tools and Equipment:

Hot irons, clippers, smoothing wires, scalpels, angle tools, spacers, sprue holding fixtures, Bunsen burners, wax injection presses and equipment, wax dies, weighing scale, calipers, micrometers, gages, scotch brite, and a variety of other common hand tools


Sticktite, patching wax, butcher's wax, cores, ceramic collars, plastic caps, wax patterns, lubricants, logbook, various wax apparatus.

Working Procedure:

The following are the usual major job duties, but this job description does not preclude the performance of other duties as assigned by the supervisor:
    • Cell Goal: The ultimate goal of a Wax Cell Operator is to be cross trained for all jobs within the department. Operators are given the opportunity and will be expected to train with the goal of achieving "Wax Cell Operator C" status.

How to operate a wax injection press

Injection of gates, spures, and simple wax patterns

Understanding the equipment and methods used to rework wax patterns

Reworking simple wax configurations

Understanding the concepts and methods used in threading studs to wax patterns

Introduction to the tools and methods used in the sub assembly procedure

Assembly of non-production wax patterns, simple wax patterns, etc.
    • Must follow all safety requirements of job as outlined on the job safety card
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
    • Complete all paperwork associated with the job. Correctly maintain all forms and instruction sheets
    • Maintain a clean and orderly working environment
    • Inform your supervisor about problems that occur
    • May be required to handle hazardous waste by collecting and transferring the waste into proper containers at satellite storage areas or storage areas and assuring that the containers are properly inspected, labeled, and closed as required. Must follow correct instruction for handling hazardous waste and report any deviations to supervisor immediately. Must attend yearly instruction in hazardous waste handling and review of current procedures if job duties could affect non-compliance.

Special Skills and/or Experience:

The requirements for a fully and properly trained "D" status operator are introductory wax injection, introductory wax rework, and introductory assembly. There may be one exemption to these training requirements.

Candidate must be able to read and understand verbal and / or written instructions

A vision requirement of 20/30 near correctable is necessary

High school diploma or equivalent is required

Must have the ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs.

Company Description
Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Milford, New Hampshire (USA), Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. is the premier supplier of complete-to-print, high-volume, complex thin-wall investment castings and fully-finished casting-based subassemblies and components to industry. The company leads the industry in volume production, reduced lead-times and just-in-time manufacturing. Hitchiner produces castings in hundreds of different alloys for a broad spectrum of global markets and customers that include the leaders in the automotive, aerospace, and other industries.

Milford, NH


Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:27:04 PDT