• Pintle Press Set Up

    Posted: 03/03/2024

    Pintle Press Set Up 


    Perform a variety of punching, piercing, notching, forming, and similar press operations on a variety of metal parts.  Setups exacting and at times somewhat difficult, involving the use of progressive, complicated forming dies. 


    • Select die sets or punch and die members for specified job and remove or insert removable sections as necessary for individual job requirements.  Place die set or members in press and align as necessary.  Bolt or clamp dies in place on bed and in ram.  Determine and set ram stroke, adjust air or mechanical knockout devices; check setup of all bolts and clamps. 
    • Adjust all safety devices furnished. 
    • Follow detailed instructions as to method of loading and operating press.
    • Check work quality by tote pan to maintain tolerance.  Work is repetitive.  Most setups and adjustments are made by operator.  Individual judgment is required in checking work.  Also required is reading of blueprints and use of gauges.
    • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective material and refer unusual conditions or operating difficulties to supervisor.
    • Read dispatch list, fill out route card, and keep aware of next operation for each part.  Call for parts tub.
    • Prepare and clean-up work area.
    • Regularly monitor operation of automatic presses and halt operations if necessary, to avoid serious damage to tool and press.
    • Requires operator to continuously operate machines working with average to heavy weight material.
    • Must be knowledgeable in and practice all safety procedures.
    • Responsible for quality:  Accept training in blueprint reading, use of gauges and measuring tools common to manufacturing, along with related SPC principles and other quality control procedures.
    • Perform these and other related duties as required or as directed.


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one year certificate from college or technical school desired, or the equivalent of three to six months related experience and/or training.


    • 1st shift, Monday-Friday


    • Fulton, IL


    • $21 per hour

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