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Progressive Press Operator in Grand Rapids, MI at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Must be familiar with press operations.
  • Installs and aligns dies in press according to specifications working with die setters.
  • Set press controller to correct job.
  • Set up and place coil on mandrel.
  • Adjust coiler and straightener and runs coil through feeder.
  • Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.
  • Runs strip and/or blanks through the die.
  • Inspects stamped pieces for conformance to specifications and adjusts machine to correct errors including first piece.
  • Cleans and maintains 5s standards at work station.
  • Adds lubricants to press as needed.
  • Catches, packs, and inspects parts.
  • Operate Quality Gages.
  • Fill out lot tags, production reports, and last piece approval tag.
  • Reports any problems to Supervisor.
  • Be able to identify all dies and part numbers for all prog presses.
  • Be able to identify all coil labels to match die numbers for all prog jobs.
  • Be able to band unfinished coils on all Prog presses.
  • Be able to identify and use feeder, straightener, and press controls properly on all Prog presses.
  • Be able to set up for proper flatness of steel on all Prog presses.
  • Be able to identify the part container, the quantity of parts, and the proper labeling needed for each job on all Prog presses.
  • Be able to change the date stamp in the die.
  • Be able to trouble shoot tool vs. settings.

Ability to read and understand Die Protection Sensors.

Job Requirements

Must have experience with progressive presses.