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Coast Personnel are currently seeking candidates for their open Press Operator position in Athens, AL through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Press Operator role such as with an industry leading company like Coast Personnel?

Cross Functional Stamping Operators are responsible for:

Starting and stopping stamping press equipment

Setting and removing dies and production fixtures

Loading coil and sheet material into the presses

Unloading layers from the press

Moving layers to the bead blast department

Transferring completed gaskets to inspect and pack stations and layers to the assembly department

Reporting problems with equipment

Monitoring quality throughout the stamping process. 

Essential duties and responsibilities: 

Set-up, maintain, and operate presses, including loading and unloading of dies, and removing and attaching fixtures required in specific part production, such as robot arms, safety devices, scrap shooters, scrap bins, feeders, etc. · 

Perform general maintenance on press equipment 

Perform visual checks of material being loaded into presses and layers and completed gaskets coming out of presses, and move in-process and completed parts to designated areas 

Move damaged and in-need-of-service dies to the tool area and retrieve repaired and reconditioned dies from the tool area when complete

Perform assigned processes and process maintenance 

All duties and responsibilities must be performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all pertinent regulations, according to standard procedures and work instructions 

Supervisory responsibilities: NONE 

Qualifications or skill requirements: 

General computer operation 

Able to drive a forklift 

Able to compare completed parts to visual standard 

Must be able to read and understand equipment gauges 

Must be able to use calipers, snap gauges, rulers and micrometers to check parts for product conformity 

Must be able to read and follow procedures and be aware of and comply with the company’s quality and environmental policies 

Education and experience:

High school diploma or equivalent. 

Previous work in a manufacturing environment is preferable. 

Physical demands:

Able to lift and move objects up to 30 pounds 

Able to duck under objects less than four feet off the ground, negotiate obstacles and projecting pieces of equipment in narrow spaces

Able to lift and use basic tools, including screw drivers, pliers, wrenches, cranes, and similar equipment. 

Work environment: 

The stamping area includes two progressive presses, two transfer presses, and two servo presses. 

In-process layers are moved to the assembly area or bead blast area, while finished (single layer) gaskets are moved to inspect and pack.

The stamping work environment requires the standard PPE: earplugs, gloves, and safety glasses (company provided) and steel-toed shoes (employee provided) 


Apply now and a member of the team at Coast Personnel will get in touch with you to discuss your career options further.

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