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Job Title:

Tooling Set Up Technician


Position Summary:

The Tooling Set Up Technician has the primary responsibility of set up and line out of all roll fed and in-line equipment.  This position acts as a technical resource for all manufacturing processing equipment.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to set-up and line out all Roll Fed and inline equipment in the prescribed amount of time with the prescribed material.
  • Must be able to work with less experienced operators training them on the approved safe methods of setting up and operating the machines.
  • Contribute to the ongoing effort to update and revise the machine training manuals and JSA’s.
  • Must be able to perform basic mechanical basic machine maintenance, repair tasks and PM maintenance.
  • Set-up person may be involved in the decision making process for upgrade and/or replacement of existing machinery.
  • Must be able to work closely with others for developing improvements and modification to the tools.
  • Must be able to work with sales and tool design departments with the purpose of assuring that new tools have been designed to run efficiently on WNA equipment.
  • Must be able to work closely with the Process Engineers, lead people, maintenance, operators and packers with the goal of minimizing set-up time, maximizing production efficiency and eliminating scrap.
  • Ability to make any and all adjustments to the machines as it relates to the set-up of the tooling in to production.
  • Must maintain a clean and safe work area. Set-up person must always be aware of the safety and housekeeping of others working in the area. If there is a problem, the set-up person must notify the lead person or supervisor.
  • Must be able to do all tool preparation (including insert changes, plug installation, etc.) before set-up and tear down and disassembly after the production run.
  • Must do proper tool inspection and institute tool repair work orders, when necessary, before the tool is stored.
  • Must be able to do minor tool repairs (broken bolts, seal rubber, die sharpening, die shimming, etc.)
  • Must be able to read product specifications, process documents, and set-up documents.
  • Must be able to explain downtime process changes.
  • Basic experience with pneumatics.
City:  Chattanooga
State:  TN

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Maintenance, Manufacturing