Die Casting Machine Setter 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.
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.
Headquartered in Valley City, Ohio; Shiloh has nearly 3,100 dedicated employees with 28 locations for operations, sales and technical centers throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Visit
Engineer - High Pressure Die Casting
We are AAM. We have the power to move the world.
At AAM, were looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We're growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!
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)
For over 20 years, vehicle manufacturers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer and manufacture the backbones of their vehicles. Over that time, we've made drivelines smarter, smaller, electric, more powerful and more efficient. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, technology leadership and operational excellence.
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
AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law.
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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.
Plastic Plate, LLC - A Division of Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is seeking Die Setters for 2nd and 3rd Shift.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Installs molds in presses and makes all necessary hook-ups, settings and adjustments in accordance with the established process paperwork.
Cycles the machine after set-up to ensure proper operation. Runs parts, making any necessary final adjustments until a quality trim sample is produced.
Completes mold changes and obtains quality approved parts within the established guidelines.
Performs all tasks associated with making the necessary material changes for a new job, if needed.
Ensures all required secondary tooling is set-up at the machine and properly adjusted for each new job, if needed.
Cleans and polishes molds as needed.
Makes basic machine and mold repairs.
Performs basic maintenance functions as they relate to die sets.
Maintains required documentation on a daily basis.
Maintains housekeeping in designated work areas.
Experience and thorough familiarity with molding machines and associated equipment. Product knowledge and thorough understanding of the various molding processes. Understanding of quality standards. Ability to obtain a hi-lo license and crane license and operate a hi-lo and crane safely.
Lacks Enterprises, Inc. offers a competitive and comprehensive total compensation package including:
Medical insurance with near-site primary care clinics
Company paid life insurance and short term disability
Matching 401(k) and profit sharing
Paid vacation and holidays
Applicable waiting periods and employee contribution to premium apply to some benefits listed above.
For over 50 years, Lacks Enterprises, Inc. has been the model of excellence, producing superior parts that uniquely reflect the expertise of our employees, our innovative ideas and our unwavering dedication to deliver our best each and every day.
With the fourth generation of the founding family now advancing into leadership, Lacks Enterprises continues to promote a team-based culture where employees truly feel a bond in their efforts to satisfy customers. Working together in an environment of trust, they have done and will continue to do great things.
An unmatched commitment to intensive training and ongoing education provides our employees with real skills that lead them to more informed observations and better decisions. As a result, our employees exhibit unparalleled dedication and loyalty, bringing time-tested solutions to every job.
New technologies and process innovations are hallmarks at Lacks Enterprises, where research and development is seen as an investment in our customers. By fostering proactive inquiry and study, Lacks provides an encouraging environment for forward-thinking solutions that have direct benefits.
Whether it's with our coworkers, our customers or our community, partnerships are at the heart of everything we do at Lacks Enterprises. Our organization is dedicated to making a difference at every level. Working side by side, we are always searching for a better way... and a better world.
Lacks Enterprises, Inc. is Veteran Friendly and an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Summary: This role is responsible for duties will involve positioning, aligning and bolting dies to ram and anvil, as well as, checking machine set-up for proper usage Those applying must be comfortable working in metal/automotive environment. Some working conditions include, noise and odours (at heights).
Knowledge and Skills (Education):
High School Diploma or past work experience deemed to be comparable
Strong communicator in the english language, both written and oral
Minimum 1-2 years experience in similar position or 3-5 years in a manufacturing environment
Must have experience in working in a press shop with preference given to candidates with technical background.
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Please note that this position is physically demanding and must be able to lift more than 25lbs.
Pre-stage materials, tools and equipment required for the next production run.
Use any checking gauges to ensure quality product
Setup and initiate robots
Adjust shut-heights, cushion pressure on form and draw dies and set progress on feeders.
Responsible for any tools or equipment assigned to perform duties
Communicate any equipment or safety concern to the Area Coordinator/Supervisor.
Operate Lift Truck and Crane in a safe manner.
Start, operate and shut of all presses or equipment in a accordance to Martinrea's safety policy.
Responsible for complying with requirements of the Environmental policy and for implementing the policy within the scope of their duties. This includes completion of tasks related to their assigned area of responsibility.
Job duties will involve positioning, aligning and bolting dies to ram and anvil, as well as, checking machine set-up for proper usage.
Periodic adjustments to job setup may be required.
Decision Making and Authority:
Instruct Press Operators and Press Set-up as to proper methods and safety when operating any equipment
One may also be responsible in coordinating the set-up of dies and may also call for experience with metal stamping equipment, feeders, uncoilers, control panels, lube systems, automatic presses, tandem lines, cranes and lift trucks.
Co-ordinate changeover with production operators
- 100% plant floor (PPE required)
- Perform other duties as required
Die Setter - Plastic Injection Molding - OH
Must have previous Die Setting experience to include:
* Ability to assemble or disassemble equipment and trouble-shoot the Mold changing process.
* Understanding of basic equipment set-up to include thread sizes and metrics.
* Set-up, pull Dies and prepare Presses for all capacities of production process.
* Perform product changes per established procedure.
* Set-up and check all auxiliary equipment as required.
* Understanding of product material melting point and purging method/temperature.
* Assist Process Tech with trouble-shooting Press operation.
Must be able to train or work any shift and overtime as needed; be detail oriented, have excellent oral/written communication skills, basic PC aptitude and comprehensive math and reading skills.
Lead Die Setter
Responsible for the set up and maintenance of mechanical and hydraulic presses used for the powdered metal operations of compacting and sizing. Must use the proper dies, tools and automation required and make all necessary adjustments, to ensure that quality parts are being produced at designated production levels.
Also, to help facilitate daily production, activities and needs of a value stream while assisting the Shift Supervisor. To be a working leader, mentor and lead example for all operations employees.
Assist in facilitation of daily production
Setup and maintain correct adjustments on several presses
Assure that the proper tools and dies are placed into the press
Perform visual inspection of parts for cracks and chips several times during the shift
Accomplish the setup in a timely manner
Communicate with shift supervisors, machine operators and quality department, changes / adjustments made to the presses
Maintain and clean tools, as needed
May work as an operator at times to ensure press is working properly
Attend meetings and training classes
Any other duties assigned by the Shift Supervisor or Engineering
Actively participate in GKN continuous improvement efforts as they relate to quality, safety, 5S, environmental and production efficiency
Other duties as assigned.
Coordinate with shift supervisor to ensure safety, quality and delivery requirements are met
Aide in training, auditing, procedures implementation and coaching
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world's leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Sinter Metals is the world's leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Our global production and sales network employs approximately 6,000 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, today we have production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Die Setter - Experienced
Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings
Ability to carry out written and verbal work instructions
Broad knowledge of all tooling and adaptors
Ability to sue and interpret all quality checking equipment
Broad knowledge of all presses and their capabilities
Must be quality conscious
Good communication skills
Must have above average mechanical skills
Set up complex tooling
Ensure set-up and production meets all quality requirements
Set up and run first piece inspection parts of above average complexity
Know and understand all functions of all presses
Communicate work status to next shift's die setters
Train other die setters
Perform all other duties assigned
Strive for a high level of quality performance in all job duties
Maintain a clean and orderly work area according to 5S Principles
Understand and work to quality systems
Work to the work direction of the shift's lead technician
Exercise necessary precautions to ensure personal safety and the safety of others
Use documented set-up instructions for each set-up
Work in a team environment
Work fair share of overtime as necessary
Must be able to lift 40 pounds
Progressive Die Setter - 1St Shift And 2Nd Shift
Larsen Manufacturing, founded in 1999, is a family-held, precision metal fabrication and stamping manufacturer that has built its business on quality product that exceeds customer expectations. The company prides itself on innovative metal solutions using state of the art equipment and technologies to help our customers achieve their product requirements.
We are currently seeking a metal stamping production set up associate whose primary function will be setting up progressive die jobs, verifying setups are complete, and ensuring all safety compliance is met. This role also requires reading and understanding of inspection prints for first piece approval and part prints to make adjustment to equipment if needed, and submission of samples to Quality Control in a timely manner.
Our ideal candidate would be energetic, a quick learn, and ready to grow alongside Larsen Manufacturing!
Responsibilities will include:
Set-up and operation of stamping presses
Reading and understanding inspection print for first piece approval and part print to make adjustments to equipment if needed
Reading and understanding control plans and work instructions as stated by ISO/TS requirements
Must have excellent housekeeping skills and of shop safety at all times.
Ability to make or exceed required rates and set up times
Work with supervisor to improve set up process/ repairs
Retrieval of required tooling from die storage rack
Setting up jobs in accordance with shop paper and/or press setup instructions
Verification that setups are complete and safety measures are in place
Submission of samples to Quality Control in a timely manner
Reporting of setup time to production scheduler
Assisting production operators and tool room personnel when necessary
Stopping production when known or suspected nonconforming conditions exist
Preferred High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in Metal Stamping Punch Press Set Ups (20-300 tons)
Experience and knowledge of Wintress and Link 2500 programmable limits, for die safety and feeder programing.
Forklift certification or knowledge of forklift, will be certified through our company if needed.
Strong oral and written communication skills, bilingual a plus.
Must be able to work as a team member and not an individual
Dependable and on time.
Strong planning and organizational skills along with flexibility and the ability to make decisions
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Owns their own tools a plus.
Hourly wage will be based on experience and management approval
Will report directly to production supervisor
Variety of shifts available
Must be willing to work overtime when required.
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