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  • 5500 North Wolcott Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60660
  • Vladimir Mota
  • Phone: 7732508031
  • Phone:: 7732508930

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Press Technician, Press Room (*** Great Benefits *** Direct Hire)

Tempel • Chicago, IL

Posted 20 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 5 year(s)
Degree - High School
$20.11 - $27.22 /Hour


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Job Description

Tempel Steel is America's largest manufacturer of magnetic steel laminations for the motor and transformer industry.  We are a growth-oriented, 72-year old company with manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Monterrey, Mexico; Changzhou, China; and Chennai, India. We offer a full benefit package, an attractive salary, and an opportunity for growth in a technically advanced company.   

We are looking for Experienced Press Technicians. 3rd shift Positions available - (Direct  Hire)

The Press Technician is responsible for providing expertise in troubleshooting and set-ups. This position runs a variety of presses with minimal guidance and provides back-up to the Zone Leader

  • Correctly sets-up/changeover dies based on established work procedures within the specified time frames
  • Performs pre-stage and de-stage of changeovers
  • Required to run/operate a press when no changeovers or staging is required
  • Identifies and troubleshoots complex quality problems
  • Inspects tooling and auxiliary equipment
  • Identifies repair requirements and makes minor repairs as required
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment by following all safety rules and regulations
  • Provides training to the less experienced Press Operator III
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment by following all safety rules and regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years' experience as a Press Operator I, II, or III
  • Knowledgeable of parts, set-ups, and procedures for completing die set-ups and changeovers
  • Able to read blueprints and take measurements with all the appropriate instruments
  • Knowledgeable of good safety practices and quality standards
  • Good math and computer skills 
  • Strong mechanical ability
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of policies and procedures of operation; complies with and applies policies and procedures appropriately
  • Keeps current with and effectively applies new work methods, skills, and technologies to complete work
  • Demonstrates the willingness and competence to work in multiple functional areas
  • Plans, prioritizes, and organizes work effectively to produce measurable results
  • Assesses situations accurately and determines appropriate action
  • Identifies and utilizes resources effectively and responsibly
  • Takes ownership for own self-development
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