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Press Set-Up Operator

Press Set-Up Operator

Website Abbott Tool & Die Inc/North Central Stamping

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Job Summary:

The Setup Operator position sets up progressive dies in punch presses and operates the press to produce metal stamped parts to blueprint specifications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safe work procedures and general plant rules while performing the job.
  • Assemble, install and align dies in the press according to specification.
  • Adjusts ram to specified length.
  • Feed steel to the die using the straightener making necessary adjustments.
  • Submit first off sample to QA for approval.
  • Adjust press, if necessary, to make part to blueprint specification.
  • Perform basic measurements and monitoring with caliper, micrometer, scale & gauges.
  • Other duties as required.


To achieve success a Set Up Operator should possess the following minimum requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Education and Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred; or one to three months of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Comprehension/Communication skills:   Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals; fills out production reports.  Ability to use and interpret measuring equipment including calipers, micrometers, and height gauges.  Basic understanding of SPC.

Mathematical Skills:  Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; read and understand blueprints.

Reasoning Ability:  Understand written, verbal or diagrammed instructions.

To apply for this job email your details to mnarzinski@abbott-tool.com

Jodie Penn