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Die Set Technician

Company: Midway Products Group
Location: North Vernon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

1st Shift


Under the direct supervision of the Press Area Manager, is responsible for complete operation of a transfer press, including changeovers and the identification of improvements.


Maintains the responsibilities and essential functions of a Die Set Technician.

Will have complete knowledge of die setting, press parameters, and the ability to start the press from a complete shutdown condition.

Initiates press production runs to a continuous mode.

Performs quality inspection checks, First Off/Last Off inspections and all "Inspection Strategy" procedures.

Transports dies, performs die sets up and changes dies in transfer press according to the production schedule.

Performs all rail setups, and make sure they are hooked up correctly and working properly.

Installs, positions, and aligns dies on the bolster.

Trains part packers on how to perform their job properly.

Must be able to maximize each job/die when it is in the press.

Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through documented Team discussions. Improvement events will be used to optimize utilization of the transfer presses.

Must document all issues with a die and/or press in detail, and communicate those issues to the Press Improvement Teams.

Works intimately with the Press Improvement Team, Tool & Die and Maintenance to optimize press utilization, changeover time, press repairs and die repairs.

Required to make gripper adjustments, end stop adjustments and adjust coil feed parameters to minimize press downtime.

Performs small maintenance repairs, as needed.

Strictly adheres to all safety regulations, according to company policy.

Establish and maintain excellent housekeeping habits.

Performs other essential functions as assigned.


Primary measure of performance will be achieving Corporate Goals for individual Press Throughput, and an established Plant Goal for OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)..

Secondary measure of performance will be maintaining a positive attitude and being a Team oriented employee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midway Products Group, Bloomington , Die Set Technician, Professions , North Vernon, Indiana

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