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Automatic Press Operator - 2nd Shift


Last Updated: 4/21/21

Job Description


HSM is seeking qualified candidates for the Automatic Press Operator position at our Metal Plant in Hickory, NC. This is a 2nd shift position (Monday-Friday – 3:30pm-11:30pm). Listed below are the Qualifications and Requirements for the position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes various tools to remove old die and set up new die.
  • Measures die height and adjusts ram to correct sheet height.
  • Uses 5 ton overhead crane to lower steel onto cradle and make adjustments in width.
  • Sets width and adjusts progression on automatic press to insure proper feed of material through die.
  • Adjusts lubricant sprays for proper die coverage to adjust stock guides.
  • Cycle press. Must understand and make adjustments to timing of press.
  • Perform daily safety checklist and inform maintenance of any issues.
  • Maintain a safe operation

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Must be able to count and do simple math skills.
  • Some press experience, CNC, or mechanical background is preferred.
  • Must have forklift experience.
  • Must be able to do some heavy lifting.
  • Must be able to use calipers, micrometers, tape measures, crane, gauges, and other various general hand tools.

Company Details


Hickory, North Carolina, United States