TPA Cut/Clean Operator

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: Buford - Georgia, US, 30518

Company: Heraeus

TPA Cut/Clean Operator
Location Buford - Georgia
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of approximately 14,900 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.



As an employer, we offer open space - For Designers. For Forward Thinkers. For Doers. Innovation has been the secret of our sustained business success for 165 years, and you can have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to help us write that next chapter of success.

Here are just a few of the things you will get to do:

  • Fire polish cut tubes based on customer specifications.
  • Laser scribe tubes prior to packing.
  • Perform final visual inspection of all tubes.
  • Sleeves individual tubes prior to packing.  (In order to do this efficiently, incumbent will become familiar with over 2,000 different part numbers).
  • Responsible for entering order information in computer system (SAP).
  • Keep equipment clean and in service.
  • Responsible for keeping area neat and organized.
  • Skilled TPA operators may be required to provide training to new operators.
  • Set up saw(s) for proper cutting
  • Cut tubing to customer specifications.
  • Clean and dry tubing (blow dry and hand clean).
  • Use calipers and tape measure to measure millimeters, protractor to check tube angle, gauge pin, and ID gauge plug.
  • Rack cut tubes to prevent breakage.
  • Enter order information in computerized systems (SAP) and QDC; fills out production orders.
  • Monitor and maintains ultrasonic water purification system.


We are looking for people who are not just open to new ideas, but want to bring fresh thinking, energy and a creative perspective to their work. Some of the traits and qualifications the ideal candidate would possess include:

  • SPIRIT - Strong work ethic, Positive outlook, Integrity, Reliable, Into the details and a Team player
  • High energy and robust work ethic
  • Well-organized and self-directed An articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization
  • Basic math skillsComputer-literateBasic data entry skillsVisual and mechanical inspection skills
  • TrustworthyVerbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong business and financial acumenFlexible to work long hours as required
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent. A minimum of 6 months of manufacturing experience is a plus. The equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.  Demonstrate a high level of integrity, professionalism and leadership ability; exhibit a high level of motivation and initiative with the ability to meet deadlines. 

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta