Die 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?
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!
Company IntroductionSupport receiving, production, and shipping requirements of BGM.
Job IntroductionTo work safely and efficiently, ensuring set-up schedule and production needs are achieved. It is expected that there is a commitment for never ending improvements and a positive relationship to fellow Team Members and Leaders, while supporting the Magna Employee's Charter and the policies and procedures of BGM.
Major Responsibilities1. Complete set-up responsibility (i.e. new die set-up information)\r
2.Pre-staging of all set-up (tools, dies, chutes, clamping required, transfer fingers, grippers, Julian dates)\r
3.Load coils onto mandrel and feed through straightener and into die\r
4.Unload coil truck and log coils into the system / manage coil inventory\r
5.Assist Team Members when coils need rebanding and taken off press\r
6.Establish and maintain communication with other team members and support departments\r
7.Initiate and sustain 5S opportunities\r
8.Assume Press Team Leader and/or Press Operator duties when required\r
9.Supply tool room with necessary dies\r
10.Continually organize die and coil storage area\r
11. Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Education-High School diploma or GED\r
- Post-secondary education preferred, or related Tool & Die Setter experience in a Stamping facility preferred\r
Work Experience-Computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred\r
Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred\r
Operate standard office equipment preferred\r
Certified BGM Crane Operator and Forklift Driver or the ability to successfully obtain BGM certification\r
Ability to set-up and efficiently operate Aida, Schuler and Danly Presses preferred\r
Skills and Competencies-Must have an aptitude for operating a forklift in a manufacturing environment\r
Ability to work in various locations within and outside (e.g. other locations) the plant\r
Must have good mathematical, organizational, and communication skills\r
Ability to work independently to perform duties with little direct supervision\r
Willingness to work scheduled overtime to meet customer requirements\r
Work EnvironmentFast paced automotive industry.
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 - 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.
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.
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
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
This person will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of grinding equipment to maximize both production and quality levels.
Set ups will also include decisions and selection of proper chucks, selecting changing and dressing grinding wheels and dies and setting feeds and speeds.
This individual will also select the best tools for each operation and solve unusual grinding problems. Must periodically check set ups and manufactured product to assure accuracy is maintained.
The incumbent must also be able to effectively use various measuring devices and read blueprints to assure product conforms to prints.
Must be able to effectively and efficiently train new employees in the area.
Must perform routine maintenance on equipment and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
The candidate should have over 1 year of experience.
Use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and the division of numbers including decimals and fractions, able to read and interpret data contained on drawing/prints, use various types of precision measuring instruments.
The ability to make minor modifications to NC/CNC equipment programs and operate multi-machine workstations.
Equivalent to 1 – 3 years of applied training in a particular or specialized occupation.
Use of judgment to plan, perform and make decisions as to the sequence of set-ups, operations and processes, including minor modifications to pre-programmed computer routines within the limits of recognized or standard methods or procedures.
Occasionally lifting or moving average weight material sometimes in difficult work positions.
Frequent mental and visual attention, where the flow of work is intermittent or the operation involves waiting for a machine or process to complete a cycle, with frequent checking.
RBC Bearings offers a competitive benefit package. Please include/attach a resume – or stop by for an application.
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
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