Job title: Die Prep Set-up
Department: Die Room
Reports to: Die Room Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly
Under the supervision of the Die Room Supervisor, the Die Prep/Set-up worker will insure proper maintenance of tooling with the purpose of safely producing a quality product to customer specifications.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
- Determine work to be performed by use of company computer system or request of scheduler or supervisor
- Obtain the tooling job packet from the bench
- Measure dies and stack dies to print or press shut height if adjustment is needed due to press wear
- Verify heat code and part number in tooling according to the shop order
- Operate die pre-heater
- File appropriate paperwork in press file
- Repair and change tooling as needed by production
- Reshim dies as needed by production
- Disassemble jobs that have completed production runs
- Keep work area neat, clean and organized
- Maintain required quantity and quality levels
- Follow all safety regulations
- Operate Company computer system
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, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Requires a high school diploma or GED. No previous experience required. Related manufacturing experience or progressively responsible related experience is preferred. The position requires additional in-house training on special areas as appropriate.
Requires the ability to read and interpret documents such as blue prints, work instructions, employee handbook, and safety regulations.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts using basic math to include addition and division.
Ability to solve practical problems and to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Requires ability to operate and/or use various tools and equipment to include the Company computer system, measuring instruments, hand air tools, overhead crane, forklift and stand-up truck. Must also demonstrate the ability to work within a team environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach above shoulders; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 60 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near forge presses and other moving mechanical parts. The employee is often exposed to high heat or hot working conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.