Job Title: Winder A
Reports To: Winding Department Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Responsible for wind motors as directed by the Supervisor by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Strips motor and collects data on measurements.*
2. Cuts heads and tests the core.*
3. Takes initial winding data.*
4. Winds, inserts and connects coils.*
5. Tests complete windings.*
6. Uses VPI system.*
7. Strips stators.*
8. Places motors in burn oven.*
9. Checks winding data using computer program.*
10. Redesigns motors.*
11. Determines the type of wire to be used on specific motors.*
12. Determines appropriate flux densities within generally accepted engineering practices.*
13. Makes comparisons to other winding designs.*
14. Solves problems regarding type of wire and flux densities required.*
15. Analyzes physical and logical layout of motor and wiring.*
16. Determines suitability of existing windings or the expected performance of redesigned windings.*
17. Reads material of a technical nature.*
18. Computes amount and type of wire needed for each winding.*
19. Solves problems using electrical principles.*
20. Uses data to compute winding verification and suitability.*
21. Constructs at high level of precision and accuracy.*
22. Completes windings.*
23. Works closely with other Technicians to solve problems and complete assignments.*
24. Works within group of Winding Department workers.*
25. Contacts customers occasionally.*

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one­on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commIss1ons, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of EASNData Winding Data; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; data entry software and File Maker software.

Education/Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to four years related electrical experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equipment:
• Overhead cranes
• Hand and power tools
• Head cutter
• Grinders
• Air grinder
• Coil winding machine
• Forklift
• Band saw
• Foot shears
• Hand shears

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; talk and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather); extreme heat (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

*Essential Function