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Hiring Now: Automated Press Operator - 3rd Shift

Company: American Trim
Location: Sidney
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate multiple press operations.
  • Control operation through complex automation systems.
  • Produce daily job assignment using WMS.
  • Responsible for all set up, including loading of coil, leveler adjustment, and die alignment for 90 to 1600 ton press.
  • Operate tow motor for die changeover, pre-staging of product, etc.
  • Be responsible for quality parts, dimensional plus visual.
  • Ensure that job and set up is run according to Process Data Sheets (PDS) and/or Documentation Management System (DMS) procedures.
  • Follow all of the safety procedures: Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Equipment Safety Analysis (ESA), and Area Safety Analysis (ASA).
  • Ensure that job is run in environmental compliance after instructions from supervisor/environmental group.
  • Communicate with shift supervisor, tooling engineers, quality engineers and other work cell people on opposite shift concerning production problems, quality and related information.
  • Perform SPC in assigned areas.
  • Monitor lube to prevent shearing of dies, part location, scrap build up and observe and report problem areas in dies to appropriate tooling personnel.
  • Set dies in scheduled time frame to meet customer requirements.
  • Organize tool and equipment to make die changes as efficient as possible and make sure next job is pre-staged with dies and material.
  • Be capable of running your own operation, responsibility for all reporting (parts completion reports, downtime reports, etc.).
  • Be able to align and secure top and bottom die sections, insure the proper operation of safety operating devices and improvise dies for special operations.
  • Perform routine housekeeping in work area(s) as necessary.
  • And other duties as assigned.

Education, Skills and Experience Required

  • High school level reading and writing skills
  • Mechanical aptitude, above average dexterity
  • Tow motor/lift truck license required.
  • Blueprint reading helpful
  • Basic math — percentages, decimals (thousandths), addition, subtraction
  • Knowledge of press, dies, and set up operations
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Be experienced in production environment in meeting schedules and rates and be able to change over dies in the standard time.

Working Conditions

  • Be able to lift 50 pounds on a non-repetitive basis
  • Have the physical strength to slide dies across the bolster plates
  • Exposure to lubes, oil and grease
  • Weekly and weekend overtime required
  • Accountability for quality/productivity and safety goals
  • Requires standing, walking and/or moving about for periods of time in excess of one (1) hour
  • Requires some sort of repetitive turning and/or lifting motion to be performed
  • Perform position requirements while wearing eye, ear, foot and/or other protective devices as required


  • 1 - 3 years: Applicant must be able to demonstrate mechanical and technical skills pertinent to the work performed.


  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Keywords: American Trim, Dayton , Hiring Now: Automated Press Operator - 3rd Shift, Other , Sidney, Ohio

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