Die Cast B Operator (2nd Shift)

Die Cast B Operator

2nd Shift

Starting Wage $14. 50 per hour with the additional $2. 00 for being 3rd Shift ($16. 50)

Job Objective

To set up and operate a trim press in the timely production of parts consistent with established quality standards and plant schedules.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives work assignment and clarifies any uncertainty about what is to be done.

  • Sets up the trim press and makes adjustments to minimize safety hazards and help achieve highest level of quality production possible. Assists with the set up of the die cast machine as needed.

  • Operates the trim press to produce quality- finished parts, which meet established standards.

  • Check first few pieces for general quality and monitors quality of parts regularly to minimize time consuming sorting, waste, and/or remelt.

  • Notifies leadperson and/or other qualified person of machine problems or recurring difficulties promptly.

  • Provides information to maintenance and the tool room to assist in diagnosing equipment or tooling problems.

  • Keeps accurate time and job records.

  • Maintains work area in a cleared and orderly condition using 5-S principles to minimize safety hazards and lost time accidents.

  • Follows established safety procedures and policies at all times.

  • Maintains a good attendance record.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible to perform his or her job functions in a manner that supports TriMark's mission, vision and values in order for the company to attain its strategic and growth goals.

    Skills, Abilities and Experience Required

    Skill to set up and operate hydraulic trim presses which can be learned on the job.

    Ability to follow verbal and written instructions or special instructions related to changes in procedures for die cast.

    Ability to work cooperatively on a regular basis with other employees.

    Judgment Required

    To determine general quality of finished die cast products.

    To perform basic machine setup and adjustments as required.

    To operate forklift and other machinery in a safe manner.

    To provide assistance to new personnel as requested.

    Working Conditions

    Must be available to work overtime and weekends as required to meet the company s business demands.

    Exposure to hazards of machine operation and molten zinc. Some contact with oils, lubricants and coolant necessary for the operation of the die cast machines. The work area is damp and the temperature is above normal. The noise level exceeds 95db.

    Uniform safety practices consist of safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, and other devices as required. This area requires normal or corrected vision, normal depth perception and peripheral vision of 180 degrees, and no color deficiency.

  • Physical Effort

    Bending -

    Knee level

    Stooping -

    5% of time

    Squatting -


    Twisting -

    90 degrees

    Turning -

    180 degrees

    Reaching -

    Full reach

    Lifting -

    50# or less

    Pushing/Pulling -

    50# or more

    Standing -

    75% or more

    Sitting -

    5% or less

    Walking -

    20% or less

    Climbing -

    2 - 3 steps

    Grasping -

    Moderate dexterity

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