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Press Set Up Tech 2nd Shift

Company: Flex-N-Gate Corporation
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in "Automotive News." A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

Press Set Up Tech will be responsible for assisting area Supervisor with day-to-day operations of department/ assigned work area to ensure Customer requirements are met while ensuring procedures are followed to provide a safe and efficient working environment


  • Qualified to fill in for any employee in their work areas for breaks or full shift if necessary
  • Assist in die changes in the shortest possible time.
  • Pre-stage dies according to the production schedule or specific needs
  • Check that the supply of steel coils to stamping presses are released by Quality-Receipt
  • Loading/Unloading/Pre-staging coils, always verifying that they are in the right position so that there are no accidents and arrive in good condition.
  • Give support to the stamping area when required.
  • Ensure that the dies have a die lifting bolts in a 100% good condition.
  • Fill out correctly the report of failures of equipment and tools.
  • Assist in perform cleaning and inspection of Bolster and die at each change of production. (Excess grease, inspection of nozzles.)
  • Check that the dies supplied to the line do not have any loose objects such as blocks, screws etc.
  • Report if there is lack of material for stamping.
  • Follow checklist of Crane at the beginning of the shift and report to the leader and supervisor on duty.
  • Unload steel trucks
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities
  • Operate lift trucks.


    • Minimum of 1 year experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment
    • Prefer previous transfer press experience
    • Will be required to be able to proficiently operate all of the automatic presses
    • Previous forklift experience
    • Prefer previous overhead crane operation experience
    • Strong mechanical aptitude
    • Able to obtain forklift and crane license


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation timeWhat do our employees have to say?"It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.""Lots of growth opportunity.""The company's young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable."Not just a job-a great place to work!Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Keywords: Flex-N-Gate Corporation, Battle Creek , Press Set Up Tech 2nd Shift, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

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