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Job Title Production (Press Crew) - 2nd or 3rd Shift - Reed City, MILocation City Reed CityLocation State(s) MIJob Description Join Us! We are looking for a skilled professional, who is ready to build their future!Tubelite Inc., is a responsive, West Michigan based, leading supplier of storefronts and entrances to the glass and glazing industry since 1945. Our customer's success is our mission, with a strong focus for on time and complete delivery and our damage-free guarantee. Tubelite Inc. also cares for our environment including providing LEED energy efficiency credits, recycling of raw materials and finishes that are applied using environmentally friendly processes. OPENINGS ON 2ND AND 3RD SHIFT WITH STARTING PAY OF $13.62/HR (+.20 SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL)General Description: The Extrusion Press Team members are cross-trained in a variety of roles that include: Extrusion Press Operator, Die Setter, Caustic Operator, Stretcher, Saw Operator and Saw Tail Operator. The Extrusion Press Crew works as a team to produce quality product at the maximum rate. The Extrusion Press Crew ensures all sales orders are extruded per schedule. The Extrusion Press team wears required PPE: safety glasses, steel toe shoes, heat restive gloves, ear plugs and hard hats. In addition, the Die Setter wears protective green sleeves and the Caustic Operator wears a face shield, rubber gloves, and rubber apron. The team works safely to ensure that employees do not incur bodily harm. The team uses care and respect to ensure that tooling, equipment and/or property is not damaged. The team works together to keep the extrusion area clean. All Press Crewmen Team members are cross-trained to perform these job functions. All Press Crewmen Team Members are responsible for following documented procedures as well as producing and ensuring product meets or exceeds established product specifications. Extrusion Press OperatorMonitor and adjust press speed and temperature to optimize quality and productivity.Ensure optimum exit temperature of extrusions from the oven to achieve proper material temper in the Heat Treating processPerform "Start of Shift" Operator Checks: ensure the oven is working properly, the correct dies are in the oven, the billet lengths are correct, the container temp is correct, and the recipe for each dies is correct.Utilize Isotherm automated system to optimize press speed and ensure correct exit temperature of extrusions.Effectively operate the material handling system to move extrusions from the press to the ovens. Perform "Checks" during extrusion process to ensure that the form and finish of finished extrusions is of expected quality. Effectively communicate die change needs to the die setter to minimize die changeover time and heat loss.Perform required documentation for EPICS to accurately record production performance against the production scheduleDie SetterEfficiently make die changes to maximize extrusion time and minimize heat loss.Ensure tooling is proper temperature prior to extruding.Double-check all die set-ups to ensure tooling has enough clearance not to "plug"Pre-stage and prepare tooling set-ups when possible for efficiency and to minimize mistakes. StretcherAdvance extrusions after production onto the run out table to specificationsStretch extrusions to tolerances, utilizing pre-established dimensionsUsing HMI computer program, measure extrusion dimensions. Adjust HMI program when extrusions are out of tolerance.Perform "Checks" during stretching process to ensure extrusions have quality form and finish. Saw OperatorCut extrusions to correct length per sales order. Double-check cut length settings to ensure accuracy.Transfer cut material to cradles without damageAct as a quality check and inform Supervisor if non-conforming extrusions (scratches, die lines, incomplete stretches, etc.) are detectedInform Supervisor and Press Operator about any material shortagesPerform required documentation for EPICS to accurately record performance against the production scheduleTransfer product to ovensSaw Tail OperatorScrap extra materialAssist the Saw Operator to transfer cut material to cradles without damage.Act as a quality check and inform Supervisor if non-conforming extrusions (scratches, die lines, incomplete stretches, etc.) are detectedRecord Go/No Go gauges readingsCaustic OperatorPick and set up dies based on orders scheduled for the PressAfter use, tear dies down to prepare for cleaningClean, rinse and prepare dies for next useReturn cleaned dies to the Press for upcoming runs or into storage.Change caustic solution in the caustic tanksClean the press container and the press nose when required. Position Requirements: Must have high school diploma or GEDMust be able to stand for a minimum of 8 hours.Must be able to bend easily at the waist.Must be able to lift up t... For full info follow application link.