Auto Press Set Up Operator

NEW BRITAIN, CT

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Description

Westaff is looking for an Auto Press Set Up Operator at a leading metals manufacturing company in New Britain!

This is a first shift position 7:00am-3:30pm Monday-Friday with the occasional overtime. The pay range is $24/hr depending on experience

 

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR THE AUTO PRESS SET UP OPERATOR:

We are looking for a Set Up Operator with 3+ years’ experience and excellent mechanical troubleshooting skills and ability to follow intricate set-up procedures. Must have a working knowledge of metal stamping, material de-coilers and stock straighteners, and experience operating mechanical presses and other machine shop equipment. Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electronics and sensors are a plus.

Job Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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


SET UP OPERATORS ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO:

  • Have knowledge of comparators, dial indicators, vision equipment, micrometers, calipers and basic hand tools.
  • Be able to lift moderate loads regularly (under 40 lbs.)
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