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Press Operator

Job Number:  7220
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Drive Automotive
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SC, US

Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Role Summary

Assists the Team Leader and Supervisor with the operation of the Press Line on their assigned shift.


The Press Operator (Level 1) is responsible to ensure that the Customer, People, and Investor goals are balanced and met

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist the Team Leader in all aspects of the job to ensure the Press Line runs at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure that safe work practices are followed at all times and PPE equipment is being worn by Associates on the line.
  • Assist the Team Leader with training of new Associates.
  • Assist with maintaining department housekeeping standards.
  • Be certain that Associates are following the work instructions for the line.
  • Relieve the Team Leader for breaks and assume responsibility as Team Leader to cover for vacations and/or weekends.
  • Provide relief on the line when Associates go on breaks.
  • Provide other job duties as assigned by the Supervisor or Team Leader.
  • Be certain we are complying with our Quality elements.  Following all applicable B.O.S. procedures and ISO  procedures where applicable.
  • Assist Team Leader daily with maintaining SAP and inventory control.
  • Responsible for maintaining SAP and inventory control when no Team Leader is present.
  • Responsible for quality of parts produced.
  • Responsible for parameter books.
  • Responsible for automation staging and secondary inspections.
  • Responsible for verifying die set-up sheets are completed.
  • Responsible for run rates.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Physical Demands / Work Environment

  • 90% Standing, 10% Lifting
  • Automated equipment and mechanical robotics, works near moving mechanical parts.


Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  One to three months experience.
  • Previous Press shop experience, knowledge of how to run a Press line. 
  • Lead by example, be trustworthy and dependable.
Additional Information

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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