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Machine Setup Technician

Brown Deer, WI 53209

Posted: 07/05/2024 Job Number: 738066 Pay Rate: 25.00 Industry: Metals / Machine Shop

Job Description

Position Title: Machine Setup Technician
Wage: $25-$35/hour Based on experience + $1.50 Shift premium
Shift: 1st or 2nd
Hours: 5:30am-3:30pm or 3:30pm-1:30am (Monday-Thursday)
QPS Employment Group is hiring a Machine Setup Technician at a great company in the Brown Deer area. This is a direct hire opportunity!
Machine Setup Technician Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Set-up, adjust, and operate a variety of forming equipment including brake press, punch press, hand benders and roll forming to form, bend, and punch a variety of materials
- Set-up bending equipment, including safety equipment, dies, locating gauges, adjust ram stroke and tonnage to form materials to proper angle, radii, and lengths
- Work from drawings, specifications, patterns, or templates; apply experience to make recommendations as they relate to part design
- Use scale, protractor, fixed angle, and radii gauges
- Verify quantity and quality of material
- Strict adherence to all company/departmental policies and procedures related to safety and conduct
- New product development to meet manufacturing production standards and achieve customer quality requirements and company standards of workmanship
- Prototype development and production to meet customer quality and dimensional requirements using various manufacturing processes, including but not limited to laser, brake press, hand bending, punch press, machining, resistance welding, manual welding, finishing, assembly, and tool design/build
- Participate in internal and customer product and print design reviews to help define the manufacturing process for new prototypes
- Build setup and the development of tooling used to produce metal formed parts
- Collaborate openly with upstream and down team members, tool builders, production and design engineers on timelines, technical requirements, and challenges encountered during the prototype process
- Define and share opportunities for optimization of a prototype product with the production engineering team
- Willingness to cross-train and operate new fabrication equipment to develop and produce prototype and production parts
- Willingness to assist, setup for, and train Production Helper, Operator, and Setup Operator level associates within the facility
Machine Setup Technician Requirements:
- Experienced in the use of measurement tools: optical comparators, calipers, height gages, micrometers, pin and plug gages
- Previous experience in manufacturing/fabrication setup and operation; press brake, punch press, roll forming
- Good math skills; basic reading and writing skills
- Blueprint reading and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) competency
- Strong attention to detail
- Able to lift up to 40lbs
- Able to work overtime as needed
QPS Employment Group is a full-service staffing firm comprised of dedicated and passionate people with over 50 offices throughout the Midwest. We place great people with great companies in industrial, skilled trades, administrative, manufacturing, general labor and professional employment.
Why Work with QPS?
- Access to sought-after positions with leading employers
- Dedicated placement specialists who will guide you through every step of the job search process
- Over 30 years of staffing experience
Best of all, our services are 100% free to job seekers!
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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