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Tool Setter - 1

Absolute Opportunities
Newark, Ohio, 43058, United States
July 23, 2017

Tool Setter - 1

Newark, OH 43058


This production floor position is responsible for performing set ups and change overs, and supporting production for U.S. Baird and Platarg eyelet transfer presses. The Tool Setter works as part of a larger team and will assist toolmakers in ensuring proper machine set up and with troubleshooting of production-related issues.


•Assist with start-up of presses as required.

•Locates and lays out tooling per the production schedule.

•Reads prints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine set up.

•Sets die, punches and all other auxiliary equipment to standard work in a timely manner

•Checks parts for proper tolerances, surface blemishes, dimensions, etc. and makes adjustments as needed to achieve a quality part that can be submitted for production approval.

•Cleans and inspects tooling and confirms tooling is production ready before returning to storage.

•Repairs and replaces production tooling when needed.

•Assists with troubleshooting on jobs as required by production and quality requirements, and make appropriate changes as needed.

•Operates with safety as a priority; consistently follows basic safety procedures & company policies. Operates all machinery and equipment in a safe manner and complies with all internal and OSHA-required safety procedures and PPE.

•Ability to stand, bend, twist, push/ pull, and lift up to 50 pounds regularly.

•Properly completes required paperwork.

•Maintains work place in neat and orderly fashion at all times.

•Operates a forklift in a safe manner as needed.

•Excellent attendance is required.

•Other duties as requested.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

1. Ability to use all manual tool room equipment including cutting, heat treat and grinding.

2. Strong mechanical background.

3. Able to read blueprints.

4. Maintains excellent attendance record.

5. Ability to work overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice.

6. Experience with deep drawn metal stamping is a plus.

7. Diesel and Mechanical experience would be fine

8. Tooling advanced skills and manufacturing experience

9. Tooling/Machinery.. press machines

10. Understand how dies are set

11. Present Salary?

12.. Salary Expectation?

13. Must be a US Citizens or Green Card holders