Press Set-up/Operator

Akron, OH 44306

Posted: 06/20/2024 Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire Job Category: Machining Job Number: 21 - 173935 lm Pay Rate: $25/hr

Job Description

A large manufacturing company is seeking an individual who can set-up and operate presses for manual and progressive dies.  This is a first shift opportunity with overtime as needed.

Duties:

  • Start and shut down all equipment necessary to run presses and inspect press and tooling at start of shift
  • Set-up tooling with roll feeders and die protection, load coils on mandrels or cradles, start strip through die, and operate presses for manual and progressive dies 
  • Properly set counterbalance air according to tool weight
  • Follow written, verbal instructions, customer needs, fill out proper paperwork, and maintain tool work order
  • Utilize measuring equipment, such as micrometers and calipers
  • Coordinate with other departments concerning any problems or requests 
  • Maintain inventory stock of equipment and parts for quick die change
  • Operate Forklift and Overhead Crane and complete a Safety checklist
  • Perform all job functions in a safe, healthful, and environmentally conscious manner and take care of other duties as assigned

 

  

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Must have 1 to 3 years of setup experience is required, as well as, experience operating presses for manual and progressive dies
  • Must be able to start and shut down all equipment necessary to run presses and inspect press and tooling at start of shift
  • Must have knowledge of press controls, tooling protection, and other pieces of equipment to run a press
  • Must be able to set-up tooling with roll feeders and die protection
  • Must be able to properly set counterbalance air according to tool weight
  • Must have experience operating a forklift and overhead crane with appropriate hook or chain
  • Must have the ability to use micrometers and calipers
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills with the ability to work well without supervision
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement and attend training as required
  • Perform all job functions in a safe, healthful, and environmentally conscious manner

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered. 

Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. To apply for this Press Set-up/Operator position, please submit your resume to independence@areatemps.com, call (216) 575-7145, or TEXT “your name & 173935” to (216) 458-1784.

Additional Information

For over 35 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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With over 30 years experience in Greater Cleveland and thousands of people employed successfully each year, Area Temps still believes that the best way to serve both our employees and our customers is through personal service. When you apply online, we'll review your work skills and location preferences within 24 hours. Qualified candidates will be contacted to arrange for a personal interview, and our personnel supervisors will work with you to find the perfect assignment.

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