Die Casting Machine Operator I Job Description Sample
Die Casting Process Engineer
Develops processes to support the Safety Systems Division in their efforts to increase productivity and quality by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Introduce all measures necessary to maintain best possible standards and process-reliable conditions in a highly automated, High-pressure Die Casting process. Responsible for supporting die designs, set-up samples and trial evaluations, including replacement dies or new model dies.
Participate in the development and implementation of improvement plans that target cycle time reductions and minimalize scrape. Experience with Die Cast tooling. Ability to manage die design and manufacture of Die Cast dies and all of its components.
Conducts activities to assure quick delivery, on-time launch/prototype parts of continually improving quality. Interface with design personnel at development stage to suggest designs that will improve efficiency and reduce cost. Communicate with quality assurance in developing dimensional, ES testing specifications to point out potential high scrap items and deal with them before design in complete.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. S. / B.A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as drawings, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write trial reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
REASONING ABILITY AND PROBLEM SOLVING SYNTHESIS
Ability to define problems, collect data, analyze data and form hypothesis. Must have ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or sketched form.
1.Talking communication in 1 on 1 or group environment.
2.Hearing reasonable with or without aid.
3.Walking and standing-average ability or above.
4.Normal dexterity with hands, arms and fingers to operate tools.
5.Ability to lift 55 lbs.
6.Has 20/20 vision with or without eye glasses / contacts.
7.Mental attentiveness and alertness to surrounding environment.
We require eye protection on work floor as well as foot protection, and hearing protection in certain areas.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is at times exposed to risk of electrical shock.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Engineer - High Pressure Die Casting
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Knowledge of Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting – Experience with Structural Castings and Alloys a Plus.
Develop High Pressure Die Cast Process Manufacturing Parameters for All AAM Aluminum Castings.
Troubleshoot & Implement Corrective Actions for Casting Quality Issues.
Assist and Guide AAM Designers to Develop Castings for Manufacturing.
Work with Tooling Engineer and Tool Shops to Develop Die Parting Lines, Slide Layout, & Internal Die Cooling Systems.
Design Runner & Gating Systems for Die Casting Dies
Run Simulation Software for Gating Systems for Die Casting Dies – Experience using Unigraphics a plus
Create Equipment Specifications, Identify Key Vendors, Manage Equipment Purchase & Build, and Manage Equipment Installation.
PPAP all New Products – Create All Documents for PPAP Package & Obtain Approval from Customer.
- Bachelor degree with a major in engineering, manufacturing, business or equivalent.
- 1 - 3 years hands on experience in high pressure die casting industry as process engineer, tooling engineer or simulation engineer
- Automotive industry experience
About American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM)
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AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 13,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM. #LI-WS1
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AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Sr. Die Casting Process Engineer
Shiloh Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHLO) is a leading global supplier of lightweighting, noise and vibration solutions to the automotive, commercial vehicle and industrial markets, capable of delivering solutions in aluminum, magnesium, steel and high strength steel alloys for original equipment manufacturers and suppliers.
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Atom Die Cutter Machine Operator - Temp To Hire
Kelly Services is proud to be hiring for Colwell in Kendallville Indiana. We are looking for friendly people that want to grow with a busy company.
In this role - some duties will be -
Operation of equipment
Observe and monitor machine
Adjust equipment as needed
Assist with maintenance and troubleshooting
Maintain quality and ensure product matches specs
Must be able to lift 50lbs
Have basic math skills
Read a ruler Have good mechanical aptitude
You will also be cross trained on other jobs and possibly in other departments as well.
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Monday thru Friday 10pm - 6am with overtime as needed
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Process Engineer - Die Casting
Stable manufacturer of precision die casted components for American manufacturers. Located in a Southern Wisconsin city known for its quality of life.
Hands on Process Engineer who can mentor and lead projects on all aspects of die casting including set up and running a die cast machines
Organize and provide needed processes, technical expertise, and tooling for optimization of production runs.
Oversee operator instructions, critical parameters, checklists and training materials for all casting operations.
Drive process improvements, cost reduction activities and continuous improvement activitiesREQUIREMENTS:
Associate Degree with 5+ years experience in die casting, preferably aluminum
The company offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Health and dental insurance
401K with match
Paid vacation and holidays
Will relocate from any place if you have shoveled snow.Jump start your career and apply now! We review all resumes and applications submitted. A staff member will contact you directly if you meet the qualifications for the position. Sorry, no visa sponsorship is available.
Tool And Die Maker - Experience In Machine Shop Environment Working With 2, 3, And 5 Axis Milling Machines Or Waterjet Machines
Job Description: :
The Tool and Die Maker constructs and repairs jigs, fixtures, cutting tools, gauges, or metal dies or molds used in shaping or forming metal or nonmetallic material (e.g., plastic, plaster, rubber, glass). Work typically involves: planning and laying out work according to models, blueprints, drawings, or other written or oral specifications, understanding the working properties of common metals and alloys, selecting appropriate materials, tools, and processes required to complete task, making necessary shop computations, and setting up and operating various machine tools and related equipment. Work for someone in this position also involves using various Tool and Die Maker's hand tools and precision measuring instrument, working to very close tolerances, heat-treating metal parts and finished tools and dies to achieve required qualities, and fitting and assembling parts to prescribed tolerances and allowances. In general, the Tool and Die Maker's work requires rounded training in machine shop and tool room practice usually acquired through formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
Experience in modifying, editing, and troubleshooting CNC programs in GIBBS CAM software is required
Previous experience in machine shop environment working with 2, 3, and 5 axis milling machines or waterjet machines.
Laying out work according to models, blueprints, drawings, or other written or oral specifications.
Understand the working properties of common metals and alloys.
Select appropriate materials, tools, and processes required to complete tasks.
Ability to interpret blueprint drawings.
Formal heat treat training and practical experience is preferred.
Experience in tool crib and machine setup operations is preferred.
Experience in high mix, low volume manufacturing environment.
Experience in rapid prototyping and tool design.
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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Lexington Kentucky
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Machine Tool Technology (Including Tool And Die Making): Adjunct / Substitute Instructor Pool (College Credit)
NOTE: The San Diego Community College District accepts applications for adjunct (part-time/substitute) positions for our three college campuses (City, Mesa, Miramar) and various continuing education centers on a continuous basis.
However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. If you meet the required minimum qualifications, your application will be included in the adjunct pool for possible assignments in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters of the academic year. Hiring departments utilize the adjunct pool when there is a need and will contact you directly should you possess the qualifications they are seeking. Applications are purged approximately one year from submittal, at which time you will receive an automated e-mail notice to re-apply if you wish to remain in the pool.
Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as-needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to San Diego.
Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.
The Casting Operator is tasked with assisting the Production Supervisor with achieving all established safety, environmental, quality, production and financial goals on a facility-wide basis. Individual should be well rounded and able to perform many of the different tasks associated with running the facility as a Casting Operator, Baghouse Operator, Battery Breaker, Aqua Refining Operator, and/or shipping and receiving functions.
Heavy lifting throughout a 12-hour shift.
Continuous movement while wearing respirator and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
Perform job duties in high temperatures.
Control burners and install adjusters.
- Continuously removing dried-up waist from top of lead that is accumulated during oxidation.
Install pipes for casting line.
Set speed for pumps.
Stamp the lead.
Stacking and banding.
Moving product to finish goods.
- Proven ability to recognize safety as the organization's highest priority. Able to follow all department and plant safety and health rules. Wear all safety equipment required such as respirators, safety glasses, metatarsal boots, gloves, face shields and hearing protection.
- Balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit; support everyone's efforts to succeed.
- Background that is committed to developing and maintaining a work culture that breeds trust in fellow employee and commitment to contributing to the success of the company as outlined in the organizations mission statement.
The ability to operate mobile equipment in a safe manner.
- Develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Knowledgeable of baghouse procedures. Know and observe proper standard operation procedures (SOP) for operations of the baghouse and scrubber. Know and understand all startup/shutdown operations and malfunctions SOP for baghouse cells, fans, scrubbers, dampers, bag changes and shakers.
Possess good working knowledge of casting and the hazards associated with the casting process.
Able to carry out duties without supervision for periods of time.
Able to use knowledge of system to solve problems and maintain operations.
- Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; Keep emotions under control; remain open to others' ideas.
- Oral Communication
- Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; respond well to questions.
- Written Communication
- Write clearly and informatively; able to read and interpret written information.
- Treat people with respect; work ethically and with integrity; uphold organizational values.
- Organizational Support
- Follow policies and procedures; support organization's goals and values.
- Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
- Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
- Is consistently at work and on time.
Able to work any shift.
- Commit to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
- Display original thinking and creativity; meet challenges with resourcefulness; generate suggestions for improving work; develop innovative approaches and ideas.
- Able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.
- Up to one month related experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of work and training.
CategoryLaborers and HelpersFunctionManufacturing
Who We Are:
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball's unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers' mission, we are there to help them achieve it.
Since the aerosol can revolutionized consumer products in the 1940s, Ball has refined and improved the technology to suit today's needs. We recently developed a new metal alloy that reduces the weight of our aluminum aerosol cans by as much as 15%. We also breathed new air into aerosol technology with the introduction of our next generation of tinplate aerosol packaging, which is helping us meeting and exceed our customers' growing expectations.
Metal food packaging has set the standard for freshness and preservation for well over a century, and we continue to push boundaries and innovate in this sector. What excites us most is the sustainability advantages that metal packaging provides. It is one of the most environmentally friendly and economical forms of packaging.
With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.
Ball is a Lean/SixSigma environment.
The Verona plant became part of Ball's metal food & household products packaging division, Americas, in 2010 when Ball acquired Neuman Aluminum. The plant originally opened in 1986 and manufacturers approximately 24,500 metric tons of aluminum discs (slugs) for impact extrusion annually.
The plant is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains. Within a short drive of the State and Nation's Capital there is plenty to do and see whether it be culture related activities, great dinning or enjoying the mountains, streams and lakes.
Primary Purpose of Position:
Employee is responsible for banding, racking, and moving coils and transporting them to storage. Employee must be able to operate the controls at the coiler table. Employee is responsible for relieving at the wheel; including monitoring quality, controlling the flow of molten metal from the furnace to the wheel where it cools and is processed.
Essential Functions and
Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
Supports and follows the guidelines of the food safety system.
Feed and band coils; take coils off coiler and band.
Monitor degasser for proper working condition, clean every 15 minutes.
Assure Chlorine and Argon tanks are filled to the proper level. Replace tanks when empty.
Check/monitor slab/strip for cracks, blisters, oxides, or other visible damage/defects.
Make sure that all dross in aluminum is taken out by skimming.
Check speed and rotation of degasser shaft; allow metal to run through degasser.
Open furnace and allow molten aluminum to exit through tap hole.
Control rate of metal to fill small tilt furnaces; skim/scrape tilt furnaces.
Monitor metal as it enters the wheel and cools; clean and examine belt and wheel.
Complete wheel/belt sheet including belt condition, spray/sand belt/wheel, and temperature.
Any other tasks as assigned by management including; assisting management in the training of new employees.
Regular, consistent and on-time attendance is required.
Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a significant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
Working knowledge of the following areas:
Basic reading, writing, and math skills required.
Must adhere to all guidelines as required by OSHA.
Experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Manufacturing environment - may be dirty, dusty, and loud.
Employees will work around moving machinery.
Employees will spend the majority of their time standing, sitting and/or walking.
Must be able to withstand high temperatures; required lifting may be 55 Lbs.
Employees are expected to be on time each day that they are scheduled.Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Works in a manufacturing environment.
This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
Works in confined area(s).
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.
Die Cast B Operator (3Rd Shift)
Die Cast B Operator
Starting Wage $14.50 per hour with the additional $1.50 for being 3rd Shift ($16.00)
To set up and operate a trim press in the timely production of parts consistent with established quality standards and plant schedules.
Duties and Responsibilities
Receives work assignment and clarifies any uncertainty about what is to be done.
Sets up the trim press and makes adjustments to minimize safety hazards and help achieve highest level of quality production possible. Assists with the set up of the die cast machine as needed.
Operates the trim press to produce quality- finished parts, which meet established standards.
Check first few pieces for general quality and monitors quality of parts regularly to minimize time consuming sorting, waste, and/or remelt.
Notifies leadperson and/or other qualified person of machine problems or recurring difficulties promptly.
Provides information to maintenance and the tool room to assist in diagnosing equipment or tooling problems.
Keeps accurate time and job records.
Maintains work area in a cleared and orderly condition using 5-S principles to minimize safety hazards and lost time accidents.
Follows established safety procedures and policies at all times.
Maintains a good attendance record.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible to perform his or her job functions in a manner that supports TriMark's mission, vision and values in order for the company to attain its strategic and growth goals.
Skills, Abilities and Experience Required
Skill to set up and operate hydraulic trim presses which can be learned on the job.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions or special instructions related to changes in procedures for die cast.
Ability to work cooperatively on a regular basis with other employees.
To determine general quality of finished die cast products.
To perform basic machine setup and adjustments as required.
To operate forklift and other machinery in a safe manner.
To provide assistance to new personnel as requested.
Must be available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet the company's business demands.
Exposure to hazards of machine operation and molten zinc. Some contact with oils, lubricants and coolant necessary for the operation of the die cast machines. The work area is damp and the temperature is above normal. The noise level exceeds 95db.
Uniform safety practices consist of safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and other devices as required. This area requires normal or corrected vision, normal depth perception and peripheral vision of 180 degrees, and no color deficiency.
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