Set Up Operator

NEW BRITAIN, CT

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Description

Westaff is immediately hiring a set up operator or technician for our medical and metals manufacturer's auto-press department. This company offers paid vacation, personal time off, paid holidays, benefits and 401 upon hire. 

First shift hours: 7am-3:30pm Monday through Friday with overtime (occasionally mandatory)

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily set ups of production jobs in mechanical presses ranging from 30 to 400 tons
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of complex progressive and compound metal stamping dies
  • Operation of mechanical presses ranging from 30 to 400 tons
  • Execute excellent communication to supervisor and team
  • Be able to lift moderate loads regularly (under 40 lbs.)

Hiring immediately, please call or email today!

Job Requirements

Set Up Operator Requirements

  • Set Up Operators or technicians should have 3+ years’ experience and excellent mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • The ability to follow complex set-up procedures
  • Must have a working knowledge of metal stamping, material de-coilers and stock straighteners
  • Experience operating mechanical presses and other machine shop equipment
  • Knowledge of comparators, dial indicators, vision equipment, micrometers, calipers and basic hand tools
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics electronics and sensors are a plus.
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