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Aerotek Entry Level Punch Press Machine Operator in Denison, Texas


Ramping up for a weekend shift because overtime has been extreme: Weekend shift will start in October, will train on 1st shift and 2nd shift now; weekend shift will be 2 months for now and then could go longer, if not the contractors will be absorbed into the 1st and 2nd shift.

Need entry level die cast and punch press operators--only need 1 year of machine operating for $15/hr. If have 3-5 years of machine operator experience pay $16-18. Shift differential is .75 cents

DIE CAST DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible operating a numbers manual, semi-automatic, and automatic die casting machines which produce a variety of die cast parts. The operator will be responsible for the removal, installation, and operating of die cast dies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• (70%) Operates all semi-automatic and automatic die casting machines as per approved die casting procedures. This includes starting machines, turning off machines, adjusting sprue fault, and starting robots. • (10%) Performs hourly quality checks and must complete SPC form. • (5%) Performs set-ups on any of the semi-automatic and automatic die casting machines. • (5%) Performs repairs/ maintenance on any die casting machine in the department as required and upon authorization by the supervisor and/or lead. This involves repairing water leaks, replacing cutters, and changing nozzles. • (5%) Change rings, pistons, goosenecks, and plum dies while working with 800* metal. • (5%) Keeps and maintains good housekeeping in the department.

Education and Experience Profile

• High School diploma or equivalent required. • One year of related machine operator experience preferred.

PUNCH PRESS DESCRIPTION: Installs, operates and removes a variety of dies and raw material coils to produce parts in a progressive stamping environment. Operates up to three machines in a manufacturing cell.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• (35%) Performs basic operations of a three machine cell, performs die sets, safety checks, quality checks. • (15%) Operates hoist to set up raw material coil. Uses appropriate personal protective equipment to feed material through press. • (10%) Installs safety guards, adjusts air ejection pressure, arranges scrap hoppers and catch pans. • (15%) Monitors dies to identify possible stations not running. Monitors operation of equipment during production run and makes any necessary adjustments. • (5%) Submits first piece to Quality for approval. • (10%) Checks parts visually for defects. Uses gauges and calipers to measure parts as outlined on SPC sheet. Performs all SPC checks. • (5%) Works with supervisor, engineer and or lead to troubleshoot tool/machine problems. • (5%) Performs minor maintenance/tool repair on presses/dies.


production, blueprint, machine set up, die casting, Diecast, Machine shop, Manufacturing process, automatic machine operator, punch press

Top Skills Details:

production,blueprint,machine set up

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Need 2st shift 3pm -11pm and 3rd shift: 11pm – 7:30am

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.