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Grand Rapids

3033 Fruit Ridge Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49544 USA
616-784-2000

Mailing Address

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3200
Grand Rapids, MI  49544

STAMPING PRESS OPERATOR ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Stamping Press Operator – Assistant
Department:  Press
Reports To:  Press Supervisor
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

SUMMARY
Total responsibility for the safe, quality, and efficient operation of a press and banding tool.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Cover primary operators for lunches and breaks.
  • Run press while primary press operator conducts quality inspections.
  • Load coils. Make sure to match picklist with coil tag so that the right coil is being set.
  • Build boxes, paper skids and support any dunnage activities as needed.
  • Assist in changeovers. Clean up scrap. Put away carts, tables and conveyors. Bring in the new carts, tables and conveyors and other equipment needed for the next job.
  • Make tags (Router/WIP – Inventory).
  • Help with two persons press jobs.
  • Perform basic operations at each press
  • Pack and secure parts in pack station using our banding tools
  • Safety operate a forklift, loading and unloading boxes and pallets
  • Mop and clean area as needed.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and safe condition, following 5S standards.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of all job-related Quality Objectives, Quality System Policies, Procedures, and Instructions.

IMPACT ON CUSTOMER QUALITY Failure to perform these activities will likely result in dissatisfaction to the internal/external customer.

  • Follow established instructions and quality standards.
  • Responsible for the safety of self, teammates and product from damage and/or injury.
  • Proper set up of dies following current standardized set-up instructions.
  • Insures correct packaging and piece-counts on skids/containers.
  • Proper first/last hit inspections of parts; communicate that the die is ready for the next set or need for repair to the Engineering Manager.
  • Perform accurate reporting of production quantities into AX system

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Forklift License required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and write documents such as safety rules, production and quality recording and manufacturing work instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Items described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
The employee is regularly required to finger, handle, feel and reach; frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend, lift and talk or hear; occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:
The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level is usually loud.  All proper PPE must be worn in all manufacturing areas and responsible for maintaining PPE standards.

When you join the Dennen team you will receive outstanding benefits. In addition to regular wages, Dennen is very pleased to be able to extend benefit opportunities to all full-time associates and their dependents. What follows is an overview of the benefits available to each of our associates.

Highlights of Benefit Opportunities with Dennen:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance offered to associates and their families effective the 1st of the month after 30 days employment
  • 401k retirement plan and company matching – effective the 1st of the month following 90 days employment
  • Company paid life insurance (1X base wages up to $50,000)
  • Company paid Short Term Disability after 1 year of service
  • Additional life insurance for self, spouse, or children available
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flex spending and Dependence Care
  • Generous PTO and Vacation packages
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Associate Assistant Center – confidential service at no cost to associates or anyone in their household
GRAND RAPIDS

3033 Fruit Ridge Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI  49544
USA
616-784-2000