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Form Press Setup Operator in Plymouth, MA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Form Press Set-Up Operator

Full Time: 7am-3:30pm with overtime hours available!

We will train! Join one of the largest employers in Plymouth!

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Set up or set up and operate various manual, pneumatic, electric, or hydraulic presses to cut, shape, and form metal, plastic, or other materials used in manufacturing operations to specific dimensions as specified by blue prints, CAD drawings, or other documented specifications.

  • Install die sets into various types of presses.
  • Adjust components and set stops on precision forming equipment.
  • Install, align, and secure holding fixtures and dies to press beds, using gauges, templates, shims, and hand tools.
  • Measure and inspect workpieces for quality and conformance to acceptable part geometry and customer specifications using various measuring equipment such as height gauges, calipers, micrometers, optical comparators, etc.
  • Document specific set-up notes and diagrams to ensure process repeatability.
  • Start press and observe operation to detect possible misalignment or malfunction and make any necessary changes/adjustments.
  • Perform general maintenance and lubrication of presses to keep equipment operating correctly.
  • Use various measuring equipment such as height gauges, calipers, and micrometers to verify part dimensions.
  • Document measurements, counts, etc. on company paperwork/graphs.
  • Handle delicate parts and use tweezers to load and unload parts from forming equipment.
  • Identify imperfections and out of spec conditions based on documented acceptance criteria.


  • Dependable, motivated and willing to learn
  • Strong attention to detail and quality standards
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good work and attendance record
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and optical measuring equipment a plus!

Tech-Etch offers a Competitive Salary with Great Benefits including:

• Low-Cost Health and Dental insurance

• Company-Provided Life and Disability Insurance

• 401(k) Plan with Match

• Employee Stock Ownership!

• Paid Holidays

• Paid Sick Time

• Paid Vacation

• Paid Training!

Tech-Etch, Inc. is a manufacturing & design services provider of precision engineered thin metal components, flexible printed circuits and EMI/RFI shielding solutions. Tech-Etch is strongly committed to providing world class service to our customer partners across the medical, aerospace & defense, instrumentation, and telecommunications marketplace. We value and promote our ESOP culture focusing on employee recognition and community involvement while bringing a fair return to our employee owners.

Founded in 1964, Tech-Etch operates facilities in Plymouth, MA, Fall River, MA and Litchfield, MN. ISO 9001:2015 & AS9100D certified.