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Press Set up

Job Title:                Press Setup

Department:           Molding Dept

Reports To:            PM Production Supervisor



Sets up and operates compacting presses by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Sets up, disassembles and cleans all compacting tools on all presses in accordance with time standards.


Makes size adjustments to machines during production as required to keep part in size.


Diagnoses quality issues and correct as needed.


Instructs operators on how to operate machinery and run jobs as well as assigning operators to presses.


Reviews and corrects records on the EPICOR travelers and job packs with engineering concurrence.


Performs maintenance on machines as deemed necessary.


Updates supervisor of maintenance, production and safety issues.


Backup powder blender/in process inspector.


Reviews upcoming jobs, checks tools for press-ready condition and ensures that all components have been issued.  Evaluate job packs, router adapters, etc. are set aside with the tools.


Organizes and store adapters in a marked location as noted on Job Sheet.


Communicates problems on set-up and molding to identify corrections needed before the next run.


Completes timecard and other related production documentation required in a timely and accurate manner.


Practices safe machining and work practices at all times.


Qualifications:  Ability to read blue prints.  Strong mechanical aptitude, PM experience or punch press set-up experience a plus.  Proficiency in the use of all related measuring equipment required.



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