Amsted Industries Press Operator in Saginaw, Michigan

Press Operator

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  • Business Unit

Means Industries

  • Job Location

United States / Michigan / Saginaw

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Job Description

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible to operate automatic stamping press and equipment from the initial step of loading die and raw material into the press through the finished product.

  • Set and maintain dies in the press as well as secondary equipment such as de-coilers, reels, flattener's, chutes, conveyors, etc.

  • Must be able to read and interpret precision inspection gauges and fixtures. Visually inspect parts and use of various types of gauges to monitor part quality.

  • Operate fork truck and overhead crane to load/unload steel coils as well as dump scrap, move containers, and transport dies.

  • Participation in team orientated activities and communication skills to support the achievements of the plant's goal and continuous improvement activities.

  • Work any schedule including overtime and weekends.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Use of upper extremities for simple and firm grasping as well as fine manipulation to push/pull/twist/hold and reach to operate controls, gauges and set dies.

  • Ability to lift from floor to waist to shoulder level, to overhead, to climb, bend, stand and twist body to install tooling.

  • Must be able to visually inspect parts.