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# of Openings: multiple

Exemption:  Non-Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

REF no: multiple

UCT is seeking an experienced Tube Bender to join our team in Ausitn, TX! The individual in this role is responsible for assignment-planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and CNC Bending equipment. They work from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions. The Tube Bender may communicate directly with engineers to provide feedback for the nonconforming process. Checks and inspects machining operations against specified tolerances. May identify and repair minor machine malfunctions. Works from process sheets or written/verbal instructions given by the supervisor to perform production tasks

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to calculate bend using CLA formula, E/E formula & determining tangents
  • Review engineering documents and determine angles & bend radius and tooling required set bends
  • Understanding the limitations of tool types Eaton Leonard VB42, Eaton Leonard CBCE 25 semi-auto and Diacro bender (manual)
  • Determine slippage when performing manual bends
  • Must be driven towards quality objectives and quality needs
  • Ability to review prints and determine where bends vs. micro-fittings would be appropriate for cost savings
  • Ability to performance routine maintenance on above mentioned tools
  • Ability to operate band saw, cold saw and facing tools
  • Knowledge of inputs, outputs, raw materials, waste, and quality control.
  • Inspecting and evaluating the quality of products.
  • Talking to others to effectively convey information
  • The ability to bend stretches, twist, or reach out with the body of Tube
  • Must be able to work in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to solve problems quickly and independently.
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to understand and interpret specific job requirements.
  • Able to use various mechanical tools and equipment.

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to read blueprints and able to build according to print.
  • Good organizational skills and knowledge of equipment operation and safety of equipment such as cold saws, hand drills, deburr tooling, etc.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly make precise adjustments in moving the controls of a machine to exact positions.

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.
  • Certification a plus.

Experience Requirement:

Work Experience:

    • Semiconductor experience a plus.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


Work Environment:

    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Work is performed primarily in a manufacturing environment.
    • Must be able to work OT including weekends

Physical Demands :

    •  Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
    • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers.
    • Required to have visual acuity to perform assigned tasks.
    • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
    • Ability to Talk on phone and use computer for extended periods of time may be required.

Environmental Exposure:

    • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
    • Subject to noise levels.
    • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computer etc.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.



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