Die Casting Machine Setter Job Description Sample
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.
Bottom line requirements:
1. Must have previous Die Setting experience in plastic injection molding?
2. Ability to assemble or disassemble equipment and trouble-shoot the Mold changing process?
3. Understanding of basic equipment set-up to include thread sizes and metrics?
Die Setter - Plastic Injection Molding - 4120
Plastic Injection Molding
Role: Technician / Maintenance
Relocation Available: No
Town / City: Newton Falls
Job Type: Permanent full-time
Custom injection molding manufacturer has immediate full-time openings for Die Setters.
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.
Bottom Line Requirements:
1.Must have previous Die Setting experience in plastic injection molding.
2.Ability to assemble or disassemble equipment and trouble-shoot the Mold changing process.
3.Understanding of basic equipment set-up to include thread sizes and metrics.
Production Supervisor - Aluminum Die Casting 1St Shift
Coordinates the effective use of equipment, facilities, team members and skill sets in order to meet all safety, quality, delivery and cost requirements for a group of departments and/or multiple shifts.
Develops, trains and motivates team members to achieve desired safety, efficiency, proficiency, cooperation and morale; maintains awareness of plant and/or engineering policies and procedures and ensures employee adherence; may recommend and/or implement new plant policies and procedures
Analyzes potential production problems (delays, material shortages, equipment repairs, etc.) and devises and implements procedures to minimize lost time due to these occurrences
Reviews operational schedules, coordinates production/testing activities, and manages team member assignments; may manage for multiple departments and/or shifts
Assists with tasks such as monitoring and determining manufacturing costs and outlay, quality and quantity of goods produced, production methods, tooling applications and ensures the effective use of production hours, skills, machines, equipment and facilities
Interacts with engineers to modify machines, equipment and/or processes to improve safety, production and overall quality; provides liaison support between plant and engineering to ensure efficient manufacturing processes
Uses data to estimate work-hour requirements and departmental efficiencies for continuous improvement projects. Recommends and initiates projects; sees those projects through to deadline with measurable improvements
Manages costs and budgets and provide corrective action plans to improve budgetary control
Inspects materials and finished product for quality compliance as required
Perform full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
Perform other duties as assigned
Job Skills Requirements
Knowledge of manufacturing equipment, procedures and production/quality standards
Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal departments to ensure on-time delivery of quality product
May require in-depth ability to read, interpret and explain blueprints, engineering drawings, job orders and specifications based on location
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with and motivate a diverse group of employees
Advanced ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of personnel and production problems
Strong computer skills and familiarity with office productivity software and business control software such as SAP
Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced production environment, often under time constraints
Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
High School diploma
General Education Degree
Minimum of three years of experience in a manufacturing environment including previous experience managing personnel in a production environment with High school diploma
Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing environment with Bachelor's degree
Experience working in multiple departments preferred
Experience with continuous improvement methods and teams, or cost reduction initiatives showing tangible results
Physical & Environmental Requirements
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America's number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.
Nearest Major Market: Statesboro
Job Segment: Industrial, Engineer, Production Manager, Performance Management, Manufacturing, Engineering, Human Resources
Die Cast Machine Operators
Aluminum foundry in Kenosha is searching laborers to operate die cast machinery.
Employees will be working in the pour and melting departments.
Melt product to desired temperature.
Pour molds and ensure no defects.
Operate machine as needed.
Alert management of any machine issues.
Various other labor duties as assigned.
Multiple shifts available.
Temp to hire positions located in East Troy, WI.
$10 14/hr. depending on experience.
Some foundry experience strongly desired.
Steel toe boots.
Ability to work 10hr days or longer.
Keywords: foundry, aluminum, smelter, melting, pour, general labor, manufacturing, die cast, furnace, molds, precast, industrial.
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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.
AMES is a Powder Metal Manufacturer specializing in the Automotive market. We are currently looking for a Die Setter. This position will learn the craft of setting up and disassembling our proprietary tooling and dies. You are the right candidate if you enjoy being challenged regularly and love the thrill of finding a problem and finding a solution. You will have the opportunity to work together with our Die Setting team.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- Will be able to use math to solve problems related to machinery and the placement of the dies and tools
- Mechanical aptitude or a desire to learn how machines operate
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
- Die Setter or Machine Set-up experience, preferable for 2-5 years
If you are looking to join an international company with a local footprint within the heart of Lancaster County than look no further than Ames Reese. If this sounds like a good fit for you, apply today!
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
Lead Die Cast Process Engineer / Die Cast Process Engineering Supervisor
This lead process engineer will be responsible for developing manufacturing processes, equipment/tooling alternatives, sequence and flow of operations for the effective utilization of personnel, material, machines and facilities necessary for the production of castings. Work is performed in a centralized manufacturing engineering activity or casting plant activity where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment.
Lead HPDC and HIDC-HPDC castings launches through by following a systematic engineering process of evaluation, development, validation, and technology transfer to manufacturing.
Lead and develop Process Flow Diagrams, Process Control Plans and Process Failure Mode Effects Analyses for new HPDC and HIDC-HPDC products.
Leverage/utilize Magma, Flow-3D and Arena Flow casting simulation software
Analyze first time quality data and optimize processes using statistical tools such as Red X and Design of Experiments
Oversee and help coordinate PPAP and GP-12 activities
Lead the development and implementation of program specific manufacturing processes
Manage day to day activities of a team of engineers; including setting objectives, managing results, and evaluating/coaching individual performance
Provide technical and leadership direction to less experienced process engineers
Manufacturing process definition
Sequence of operations
Human factors consideration
Efficient material flow
Providing technical direction to and oversight of outside vendor sources
Support Launch Wall process - through Manufacturing Validation Build Plan
Interface with plant site personnel, Central ME personnel, and select Product Engineers on new programs/projects
Interface with plant site personnel in supporting Continuous Improvement projects at the plant to improve plant metrics in the Safety, People, Quality, Reliability, Cost (SPQRC) arena. Emphasize working on the chronic problems versus the sporadic issues that arise within the plant
Develop the Process Flow Diagram, Process Control Plan and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis for new products/processes
Oversee and help coordinate PPAP and GP-12 activities
Develop Product Quality Standards, Task Instruction Sheets, Safe Job Procedures and Audit Sheets for new products
Support Business Plan Deployment (BPD) initiatives and coordinate engineering activities to achieve Business Plan objectives
Stay abreast of new casting technologies being developed
Strong technical knowledge and ability in process engineering disciplines
Demonstrated technical knowledge of die casting process and ability to apply these concepts within a manufacturing environment
10 yrs of experience in casting processes used by General Motors or other automotive processes
Demonstrates excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and difficult projects and assignments with high level of autonomy and accountability for results
Demonstrates initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
Proven ability in project management skills
Effective working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Word
Effective in using Design of Experiments and Red X problem solving techniques
Strong knowledge and ability to implement Global Manufacturing Systems (GMS) principles
Demonstrated basic understanding of mechanical concepts involving machine designs, process requirements involved in the manufacturing process.
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
Practical experience with new product launches.
Training in aluminum metallurgy preferred
Proficient in using Q-Stat, Stature and Vismock-up or UG
Functional knowledge of Magma, Flow-3D and Arena Flow software
Previous international service (ISP) experience
Education and Training:
- College degree with major in engineering
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Support the Technical aspects of Slab and Billet Caster
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide Technical support on productivity improvements
Provide Technical support on troubleshooting casting deficiencies
Correspond Casting Information to Process Performance
Project development and follow-up on casting improvements
Audit processes and practices to ensure repeatability
SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Other duties as assigned by casting supervisor or melt shop manager.
Participation in continuous improvement programs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
BS in Materials Engineering/Metallurigcal Engineering
Casting Experience preferred
Fluent with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word other related statistical support software
PHYSICAL ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Mobility in plant.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit.
The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Visual ability with or without correction.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
Follow Company safety rules.
Report the absence of or defect in any protective equipment or clothing to the Supervisor or Manager immediately.
Use or wear the equipment, protective devices or clothing that is required to be used or worn:
Report to the Safety Coordinator, or Supervisor any contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations or Company policy.
Must follow all Lock out Tag out (LOTO) guidelines for designated machines.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
Clean, well ventilated and safe work areas.
Tool And Die Maker Tier II
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Dana Corporation is seeking to hire for a Tool and Die Maker Humboldt, TN.
SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs a non-repetitive tool making and die repair operation to construct, alter, or repair tools, jigs, fixtures, dies, machine parts, and gauges. Applies knowledge of tool and die design and construction. Requires knowledge of advanced mathematics, metal properties, machine layout, and production procedures.
Follows detailed instructions and procedures, including blueprints and specification charts, to determine dimensions, operating sequences, and methods. The toolmaker must also use considerable discretion when preparing parts from verbal instructions or from used tool and die parts to determine necessary modifications.
Performs exacting set-ups of various machine shop tools, presses, and grinding machines requiring moderate difficulty.
Checks work using all types of precision measuring instruments such as Micrometers, Height Gauges, Gauge Blocks, and Dial Indicators as required. This operation requires a high degree of accuracy.
Makes sketches of parts to determine proper procedures and dimensions in building parts.
Dismantles tools and dies when necessary to make repairs and modifications.
Operates all types of shop equipment such as lathes, drill presses, milling machines, grinders, saws, etc.
Makes determinations as to the proper types of steel to be used to prepare the necessary parts.
Uses heat treating equipment to bring tools and die parts to the proper hardness levels.
Works from work orders submitted by the Production Department and assigned by Engineer.
Verifies the conformance of machine parts to required specifications.
Occasionally assists in the training and instruction of employees in the Tool and Die trainee program and in the orientation of newly hired Tool and Die makers.
Detects and reports faulty operation of equipment, defective materials, and unusual conditions to assigned supervisor.
Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
Observes prescribed safety regulations, gauging frequencies, and other standards of operation and conduct.
Performs other related duties as directed by assigned supervisor.
Performs die set-ups and all other die setter functions as is necessary when a die setter for any reason is unable to carry out his/her assigned duties.
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES & AUTHORITY:
Read and interpret complex engineering drawings, tooling drawings and work in process documentation
Designs ,builds, changes, and repairs dies, forms, cutting tools, gauges, jigs and fixtures
Builds precision dies, tooling, and prototypes using conventional and numerical controlled metal-cutting and forming machines.
Proficient use and operation of various machines and tools including saws, dills, grinders, lathes, mills, presses and EDMs
Effectively troubleshoot and carry out projects
Fitting, assembling, inspecting machined parts and assemblies using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
Effectively troubleshoot and spot any flaws in the operation/or finish of machine tools or manufactured parts and take corrective action
Perform preventative maintenance and work on continuous improvement projects
Planning efficient effective sequence of events and operations from set up to completion of project or task
Act as a liaison between Production and the tool room
Informs supervisor immediately of any and all work related concerns
AutoCAD and 3D preferred
Welding Skills - MIG, TIG with intent of hard facing. Specific knowledge of preheat temps and welding procedure for tool steel.
Blueprint Reading Skills
Forklift Safety Training
Geometric Tolerancing and Dimensioning Training
Knowledge of Operation of CNC Equipment
Machine Shop Training – Technical School Certificate/Diploma
Tool and Die Training – Technical School Certificate/Diploma
Die development and process optimization. New dies will need to be tweaked for increased productivity.
Workers are subject to hazards which include a variety of physical conditions such as:
Exposure to high heat
Noise sufficient enough to require hearing protection
Proximity to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to electrical current and EMF frequencies
Working on scaffolding and high places
Exposure to chemicals
Subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions: fumes, odors, dust, or mists.
Exposure to oils and other cutting fluids through air and/or skin exposure.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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