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Forge Press Operator

Chesterfield, Michigan
 To setup the forge presses according to scheduled production and direction from Plant Manager, and Scheduling Dept.  May be assigned to other areas depending on work load in the factory.
1. Setup Typical duties:  
  • Obtain dies from storage area
  • Clean and prepare to install dies into the forge press
  • Remove previous job from press
  • Clean work area and install new tooling
  • Adjust furnaces
  • Ejectors and other devices so that press can cycle safely and produce an  acceptable quality part
  • Typical dies can weigh up to 40-50 lbs each 
  • Large dies can weigh up to 100 lbs 
  • The use of electro magnet hoist is provided for and is recommended/ advisable for all setups.

2. Verify and inspect the parts that are running.
Typical duties: 
  • Take some parts and measure key dimensions to verify that parts are acceptable per customer requirements and blueprint
  • Adjust press, lubrication and other devices to keep the quality level of parts at a high level, any questions please speak with group leader, plant manager.
Some knowledge of basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing.

  • Driving forklift
  • Handling dies, storing, and cleaning of dies or supplies
  • Operating material handling equipment
  • Accessing information on a computer
  • Reviewing production for accuracy and completeness.
Willingness to: 
  • Be trained on the operation of power and/or hand tools
  • Greet individuals
  • Provide information to office staff, drivers etc.
  • Bend, stoop, lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Stand and walk continuously throughout an 8 hour shift
  • Work in other jobs as needed
  • Handle and store hazardous materials
  • Clean and maintain a safe working environment.
Require a valid driver’s license.
Positions require willingness to perform other jobs in the plant as needed



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