Die Cast Operator

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work from written process sheet to perform any die casting and/or trim machine operation, and visual inspection of parts for cast defects.

  • Load metal ingot into pre-heater or furnace.

  • Must be capable of operating a hydraulic trim press to remove excess metal from a casted part as defined in the work instruction. It may be necessary to manually remove gates and runners as defined in work instruction.

  • Inspect parts as required to insure product quality, according to work instruction.

  • Die Cast Operator and Trim Operator work as a Team to support each other in the production of good quality parts to meet standards.

  • Maintain clean and orderly work area.

  • Maintain safe work environment.

  • All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Experience and knowledge of die cast (or plastic injection mold) processes including the function of the die, gates, runners and venting systems required

  • Basic Math skills required

  • Strive to improve process to continually increase production and improve quality.

  • Shall continually attend training to keep up with technology and safety requirements.

  • Ensure and adhere to safe work practices and procedures.

  • Positive attitude, willingness to constantly improve, and lead others to do the same.  

  • Must be willing to embrace new technology and change.

  • Must have good communication skills.

  • Must be able to read and understand written directives.

  • Must have an excellent attendance record.

  • Michigan Driver License is required.

General

  • This is a physically demanding position requiring moderately heavy lifting, dexterity and good mechanical skills.  

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs repetitively.

  • Must be able to stand for 10 hour shift.

Hot Press Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Press Operators must carefully follow instructions, and have strong hand eye coordination and the ability to multi-task. Must be able to quickly and safely operate hot equipment while wearing provided safety sleeves. Must be able to handle continuous heavy lifting to feed press and remove product.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regularly lift/and or move up to 50 lbs

  • Load material into appropriate machinery

  • Climb, push, or pull items. (Hoists, lifts, and other equipment will be available for assistance when needed)

  • Knowledge of related tools, materials, and equipment specific to your job

  • Wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) including work boots, safety glasses, and ear protection when necessary

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

  • Position may require overtime as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Press Operator experience preferred

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Understand and communicate information vital to your position

  • Basic math and computing knowledge

  • Knowledge of general safety procedures

  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified

SHIFT

  • First shift only  

LOCATION

Jackson, MI

General Labor

JOB DESCRIPTION

General Laborers must have physical strength, endurance, strong hand eye coordination, and the ability to multi-task. The ability to understand and communicate information is vital to your role as an Xcel Staffing employee. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Regularly lift/and or move up to 40lbs
  • Climb, push, or pull items. (Hoists, lifts, and other equipment will be available for assistance when needed)
  • Knowledge of related tools, materials, and equipment specific to your job
  • Wear proper PPE (personal protective equipment) including steel toed boots, safety glasses, and ear protection
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Position may require overtime, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  •  Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Understand and communicate information vital to your position
  • Basic math and computing knowledge
  • Knowledge of general safety procedures
  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified
  • Specialized skills (including a manufacturing background) have the best opportunities  

LOCATION

Albion, Jackson, Kalamazoo, and Onstead MI

5-Axis CNC Lathe Programmer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision the CNC Programmer performs essential duties to ensure that parts are machined to the proper specifications. Candidate may also work closely with the Engineering and Assembly personnel to assist in process trouble-shooting as well as evaluate the quality of the finished product. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews set-up documents and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence and dimensions
  • Reads complex blueprints, bill of materials and other specifications to determine product requirements
  • Assemble cutting tools in tool holders and position in machine spindles as specified using hand tools or insert cutting tools
  • Selects fixtures, part holding, and tooling to machine parts as necessary
  • Adjust machine speeds and feeds and change cutters to machine parts according to specifications
  • Confirms conformance of finished work to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicators and gauges
  • Identifies workmanship and material defects and deficiencies and initiates program changes when required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Position may require overtime, weekend and holidays, as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • MasterCam experience required
  • Live Tooling experience required
  • Basic math and computing knowledge, to include word processing and email
  •  Knowledge of general safety procedures
  • Ability to meet production requirements as specified

LOCATION

Jackson, MI & Albion, MI

Production Assistant

Job Description

Immediate Production positions available for Packaging Operators, Industrial Cleaners, and Pre-grind Operators

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Running of Pre-grind machines
  • Clean all areas of the production floor using manual tools
  • Weighing and tracking product counts with accuracy
  • Material handling

Knowledge, Skills, & Requirements

  • Quality assurance programs and mechanical experience required
  • Manufacturing setting experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Material handling
  • Knowledgeable with production processes
  • Organizational skills
  • Dependable transportation

Schedule

  • 6p-6a rotating schedules
  • 6a-6p rotating schedules

Location

Kalamazoo, MI