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Press Operator

Job Number:  44165
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 44165 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Dortec - Bradford 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 


Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

Take the lead in the die set up process and ensure dies are set to all required parameters in order of scheduled priority.

Key Responsibilities

Lead the die set-up process and ensure it is followed as per job book
Ensure scheduled dies are run in order of priority for required quantities
Set-up die protection system, verify settings as required, and document in job book
Ensure that press is set-up and running correctly including first off inspection, in process operator inspection, last-off, correct gauges and control cards, correct documentation and labelling, tool work orders, and maintenance orders are in place
Operate press(es) as required
Clearly understand and follow containment procedures.
Actively participate in housekeeping and ensure press area is tidy, clean and well organized
Load steel coils into the uncoiler when required
Operate BT Lift or Forklift as necessary if licensed
Follow all departmental procedures and work instructions.
Must be aware of relevance and importance of their activities and how it effects quality and the environment for our customers

Key Qualifications/Requirements

No educational requirement.
1 to less than 3 years of work related experience.
Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D) equivalency preferred.

Experience as a Press Operator preferred
Ability to read blueprints preferred
Ability to measure using measurement tools such as a vernier, micrometer, and height gauage preferred

Performance Measures/Core Competencies

Achieve Standard Rate
Maintains appropriate 5 S standards at all times.
Maintains coil change times withing the departmental average or better.
Reduce internal and expternal Parts Per Million (PPM)
Submits suggestions to the Employee Involvement Program to ensure on-going continuous improvement initiatives.
Upholds Magna Production System (MPS)
principles of standardization and one piece flow.


Trains Others
Communicates Effectively 
Focuses on Continuous Improvement
Mathematical Aptitude
Mechanical Aptitude
Organizes Work
Troubleshoots problems
Capable of operating and setting up presses using quick die change methods.
Ability to deomonstrate optimum use of die protection to achieve all optimum parameteres
Ability to operate material handling equipment such as forklift, steel crane, etc. 

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