Press Set Up Operator

Established, family-owned metal fabrication company in Northwest Baltimore seeks a well-rounded and experienced Press Set-up Operator. The Press Set-Up Operator is responsible for setting up and operating various sized punch, servo and hydraulic presses in order to produce high quality parts while maximizing machine run time and productivity aerospace and electrical motor industries and is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified.

First Shift- Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Job Duties:

Set-up presses, including the installation and proper alignment of dies and punches
Read information in job packet and interpret blueprint to determine materials, specifications, and tolerances for parts
Use measuring equipment, such as calipers and micrometers to check accuracy of dimensions
Operate presses (on feet all day)
Monitor output and proper operation of presses
Perform routine quality checks during production runs
Recognize any unacceptable defects on parts
Troubleshoot defects/out-of-tolerance issues and make adjustments to set-up as needed
Work with Tooling Department to determine any tooling problems
Maintain required paperwork for traceability and ISO requirements
Use forklift to bring tooling and materials to/from presses
Follow proper safety procedures and wear required protective equipment
Lift heavy materials
Work independently with limited supervision

Required Job Requirements:

3+ years of punch press set-up experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
Ability to read blueprints, control plans and other technical documents
Proficient with the use of micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, etc.
Familiar with geometric tolerance and drawing interpretation
Independent, highly motivated and organized worker
Excellent trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
Proven track record for improving productivity, and meeting delivery dates
Must be able to physically stand, sit, bend, stoop and kneel for the duration of the shift and lift/carry up to 50 pounds
Forklift experience
High School Diploma

Job Type: Full-time

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