Press Assembly Operator

Job Description

Material Handler/Hi-La Driver

About Us: Trenton Forging, a leading producer of custom impression die forgings tor an incredible array of industries, has the distinction of being one of the first companies world¬wide to be certified QS 9000 in any industry, and the first closed impression die forging company in the world certified QS 9000/1509002. We are bound by quality and service.

Benefits: Trenton Forging offers a competitive benefits package to our full-time employ¬ees. These benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance., AD&D, STD/ LTD, and 401(k). Addftionally, we offer paid time off and paid holidays.

Department: Press Room

Reports To: Press Room Manager

Shift: Days

Type: Existing

Supervisor Responsibilities: None

FLSA Status: Exempt



  1. Operate, clean and service production equipment.
  2. Perform and record preventive maintenance activities on production equipment.
  3. Conduct equipment changeovers to accommodate production demands.
  4. Conduct quality inspections on processes, raw materials, and finished products.
  5. Troubleshoot basic equipment problems and make basic repairs.
  6. Stage raw materials at work stations using a forklift / hi-lo.
  7. Record production output, quality results, and reasons for equipment downtime in TCM computer system.
  8. Perform basic mathematical calculations for set-ups, etc.
  9. Adhere to good housekeeping standards at work stations (5s a must!)

Essential Functions:
Perform all functions on production equipment; perform preventive maintenance as needed; perform equipment changeovers; perform extensive quality inspections; set up staging daily; record all production output, or lack of output.

Education Requirements: High school graduate

Experience Requirements: 4-5 years job experience

Skill Requirements:
Strong attention to detail, Strong cognitive skills for troubleshooting problems and solutions, Strong listening skills; must be able to make decisions quickly. Use simple math calculations & hand held measuring tools. Work both autonomously & as a team player.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to stand 100% of the time. Job involves twisting, turning, reaching, bending, climbing, pulling, and pushing. Must be able to lift up to 25# approximately 15 times during the day.

TFC Property Responsibities:
Assigned machines, tools assigned to the machine, Press Room hi-lo, Press Room wash room.

Trenton Forging is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

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