Manufacturing Openings

  • 1 Dudley Ave, Wallingford, CT, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals, Inc. is a high-precision, value added processor of Stainless Steels, Nickel Alloys, Titanium Alloys, Cobalt Alloys, Niobium, Tantalum, Nitinol for a wide range of difficult-to-manufacture, niche-market applications such as aerospace jet engine seals, nuclear reactor fuel cages, heart pacemaker containers, PV ribbon, computer chip substrate, chemical processing tower components, automotive airbag burst disks, automotive oxygen sensors, medical catheters, and cell phone key pads.

The material is made in the forms of precision strip and Ultralite foil, shaped (profile) wire, and precision flat wire in micro dimensions. This company was established in 1924, is a Connecticut company, and is privately held. It has 9 wholly owned subsidiaries located in the US, Mexico, Canada, and Austria employ over 700 people worldwide. The Corporate Headquarters and principal technology center is located in Connecticut. Our continued growth and expansion translates into career opportunities in many areas and locations. We are on the cutting edge of many new technologies and product applications and our future is an exciting one.Come grow with us and be part of our promising future!

Job Description

Ulbrich’s manufacturing divisions in North Haven and Wallingford, CT have immediate openings for skilled individuals in our slitting, annealing, rolling mill and shaped wire operations. In these positions you will assist in the set-up and operation of heavy, sophisticated equipment.

Qualifications

Turkshead Operator

Primary duties include setting up and operating shaped wire equipment, Turkshead machines. Required to produce various sizes, shapes, gauges and complex dimensions as well as round and special shapes. Responsibilities include the quality of the product on all operations handled, following applicable ISO procedures, operator preventative maintenance, maintaining equipment and work area to the required safety and operational standards at Ulbrich Shaped Wire. Regular use of a forklift, hand truck, and overhead cranes. Participate in various team activities. Must be able to read a micrometer and other measuring tools in addition to being able to complete math calculations. Considerable physical effort is required.

Wire Mill Operator

Primary duties include setting up and operating wire mill. Required to produce various sizes, shapes, gauges and complex dimensions as well as round and special shapes. Responsibilities include the quality of the product on all operations handled, following applicable ISO procedures, operator preventative maintenance, maintaining equipment and work area to the required safety and operational standards at Ulbrich Shaped Wire. Regular use of a forklift, hand truck, and overhead cranes. Participate in various team activities. Must be able to read a micrometer and other measuring tools in addition to being able to complete math calculations. Considerable physical effort is required.

Annealer

Set-up, operate and adjust electric and/or gas fired vertical and horizontal strip annealing furnaces. Work from schedules to operate furnaces in accordance with speeds, tensions, temperatures, atmospheres and gauge to meet our customer requirements. Must have the ability to use electric shears to cut strip, hoists, micrometers and other measuring instruments. Mental and visual attention required in checking for variations and defects on the materials. Use of decimals and fractions required. Moderate physical demand, must demonstrate safe work practices. Must be available to work any shift.

Utility Helper

Perform a variety of duties to assist the Rolling Mill Operator or the Slitter Operator in the setup, operation, and break down of a rolling mill or slitting equipment. Follow defined Quality operational instructions, to ensure materials are processed in a manner that will meet or exceed customer expectations. Position requires the performance of duties within very close proximity to moving cutting equipment and requires extreme caution and strict adherence to related safety standards. Ability to use electric shears to cut strip, hoists, micrometers and other measuring instruments. Mental and visual attention required in checking for variations and defects on the materials. Use of decimals and fractions required. Moderate physical demand, must demonstrate safe work practices.

Additional Information

Ulbrich offers competitive wages, benefits and a friendly, safety focused work environment.

Please apply in person at our Employment Office at 1 Dudley Avenue in Wallingford. We are open to accept applications M-F from 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m.

Ulbrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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