10 hours

Manufacturing Trainee

Richards Industries
Cincinnati, OH 45209

JOB SUMMARY: Learns methods and processes associated with machining, maintenance, receiving, paint, polish, assembly, etc. 



  • Assembly On-the-Job Training

    • Assembly and repair of valves, traps, and instruments involving a variety of parts, and fittings.  Aligning/adjusting of assembled valves.

    • May perform shipping and general machining such as hand drilling and sandblasting.

    • Safety training and Lean Training.

    • Learn to utilize Lean concepts in performing work efficiently.

    • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Machining On-the-Job Training

    • Operate and set up manual or CNC equipment.

    • Recommending process changes.

    • Obtain knowledge in understanding blueprints and work instructions.

    • Observes machine operation to verify accuracy of machine settings and to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometer and dial caliper. Adjust machine to control part process

    • Operates a variety of machines and works on various processes as assigned by department supervisor to facilitate training and development as a qualified machinist.

    • Metal removal of valve components within qualified time given.

    • Able to use material handling equipment with proven competence.

    • Set up and operate Hydrostatic Tester (MW1-12).

    • Should be self-sufficient in routine tasks and production within six months of hire date

    • Completed training including but not limited to RI University, Human Resource Orientation, and Safety & Inspection training.

    • Sign off on check sheet as outlined by Lead man.



  • Lean Manufacturing Initiatives

    • Will embrace Richards Industries Lean/Continuous Improvement ideas and vision

    •  Will follow 5s activities by  cleaning work areas daily to ensure optimal performance in all job functions

    • Keeps work area organized at all times.  This includes but not limited to storage drawers/cabinets, along with all personal items.

    • Will participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives after formal in house training. 

    • Employees are encouraged to submit improvement ideas by utilizing the Orange Card Suggestion Program.

    • Must participate in Lean training

  • Meeting Attendance

    •   Attends all employee meetings.

    •   Attends all required training.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.



(Knowledge, licenses, certifications, specialized skills, etc.)



  • High school diploma or equivalent.



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    Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Knowledge/awareness of general safety procedures.

  • Understanding of hand tools.



  • Capable of handling 50 lb. to 200 lb. valve bodies with the assistance of hand trucks, lifts, conveyors and hoists.

  • The ability to stand for long periods up to eight or more hours at a time.

  • Ability to work weekends and overtime when scheduled.

  • Must adhere to all safety policies, including safety glasses while in shop area.



  • Manufacturing / Production

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