Die Set Technician
Company: Midway Products Group
Location: North Vernon
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintains the responsibilities and essential functions of a Die Set
Will have complete knowledge of die setting, press parameters, and
the ability to start the press from a complete shutdown
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
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
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
Keywords: Midway Products Group, Bloomington , Die Set Technician, Professions , North Vernon, Indiana
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