SMC Powder Metallurgy, Inc is accepting applications for CNC Compaction Die Setters. They will perform assigned setups of CNC Compaction or CNC Sizing presses to ensure part is produced to router specifications. May be assigned duties of training for apprentice level die setters and level I die setters. Must possess advanced knowledge of powder compaction motions and demonstrate knowledge of fill, powder transfer, compaction and ejection. Must be capable of setup, advanced programming and trouble shooting of CNC compaction presses such as Lauffer. Must possess knowledge of auxiliary equipment, automation and robotics with the ability to modify programs as needed to meet production requirements.

- Above all, ensure a safe work environment while complying with safety and environmental practices, rules, and guidelines.
- Follow all facility and regulatory safety and environmental procedures, including but not limited to Lock-out/Tag-out, Powered Industrial Trucks.
- Follow process and prints to setup and adjust powder metal compaction equipment, resulting in product meeting desired specifications as outlined by internal documentation.
- Independently perform pull, clean, and prep functions on presses. Transfer tooling and equipment to the Tool Room.
- Assist Tool Room with the cleaning and inspection of tooling and equipment.
- Accurately follow procedures to properly drain, disposition, and label the powder.
- Independently perform accurate setup of tooling and automation on presses.
- Accurately adjust press to perform successful process capability study and first piece release to production.
- Support production by assisting Production Operators with adjustments to presses.
- Utilize, update, and maintain all necessary documentation, including but not limited to process changes, audit checklists, and tooling requirements.
- Actively participate on cross-functional corrective/preventive action teams.
- Maintain housekeeping to ensure a safe and clean work area.
- Build productive relationships with all levels of leadership, support, and productions teams to resolve problems and issues as they arise.

- Ability to read and understand manufacturer manuals, electrical schematics, and blueprints related to machinery and products.
- Understanding of powder metal compaction presses, setup procedures, and tooling layouts for single and multi-level product (45-60-100-200-, 500-, and 800-ton presses)
- Ability to successfully adhere to facility and regulatory policies, procedures, and standards covering safety, quality, and job specific functions.
- Shift flexibility to support production in a 24-hour environment, including overtime hours.
- Ability to establish credibility within the organization based on expertise of job function, interpersonal skills, and written & verbal communication.
- Proven commitment to safety, quality, and problem solving in a team-based environment.
- Ability to obtain internal Hi-lo and Low-Lift powered industrial truck licenses.
- Intermediate level computer skills to effectively utilize MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and equipment specific programming.

High School Diploma or equivalent.
One or more years in a manufacturing facility
Experience as a full-time Setup Operator in a powder metal manufacturing facility preferred.

Action Oriented
Problem Solving
Functional/Technical Skills
Drive for Results
Ethics & Values
Decision Quality
Interpersonal Savvy
Customer Focus
Peer Relationships

SMC is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

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