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Die Setter/Press Operator (Direct Hire Pros)

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  • Location
    Sterling Heights, MI, United States
  • Salary ($ per year)
  • Employment type
    Full time




Responsible for loading, setting up, and operating stamping presses to run production and produce quality output.  The department is structured as a formal team, and requires the ability to work within the team.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities



Operate hi-lo &/or crane to stage dies

Install dies and operate stamping presses, hand tools, metrology equipment, cranes, and plasma cutters

Feed coils into the die to run production

Check parts and document results to verify and record quality

Perform troubleshooting activities to presses

Perform basic housekeeping to keep area clean and safe, including scrap containers

Various other duties as required by the department





To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


High School diploma or equivalent



Three to Five years experience



Ability to follow established procedures

Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking ability

Knowledge of TS16949 quality standards and ISO14001

Must be able to install dies, operate stamping press, hand tools, overhead crane and gages

Problem solving and troubleshooting using creativity and past practice

Communication skills to communicate and interact with all levels of employees

Ability to work effectively with people

Computer skills and math skills sufficient to perform department related tasks are required



Valid hi-lo and crane permit required



Safety glasses and hearing protection required.  Other safety equipment required on an as needed basis


Work Environment

Working environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment


Physical Demands

Working environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment.  Job requires very frequent visual effort and concentration, and the ability to move throughout the plant. The ability to lift 40 pounds is required.  The work requires regular standing, moving about, and involves a variety of physical activities. 

Offered benefits

Medical, Dental, Holiday pay, etc. 

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