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Robotic Press Technician

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: June 26th, 2024

Multimatic Structures & Suspension recently expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for dynamic individuals who desire to join an energetic and dedicated team that is launching a new facility with new equipment and a new product line. We have an opening for a Press Operator on 2nd SHIFT who will learn how to fully operate, trouble-shoot, and adjust an automated, robotically operated press.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference. With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits - day 1 (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 South Maplecrest Rd

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs duties of operating automated and non-automated press equipment.  Responsible for the overall quality, safety and efficient operation of the process.  Assists in performing maintenance on the equipment and tooling as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES         

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.
  • Responsible for following all established company policies and procedures.
  • Perform all functions of machine operation, setup, and changeover.
  • Keep all machines in good working order and provide thorough and clear communication to your supervisor, following shift and technical services.
  • Review process book daily for new quality or process changes and be responsible for any changes or countermeasures put in place.
  • Make tooling adjustments and tooling changes as needed.
  • The ability to re-teach/touch up ABB robotic points.
  • Perform troubleshooting, minor machine and tool repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Assist skilled trades in troubleshooting, machine repair, die repair, and preventative maintenance.
  • Assist other Press Operators with trouble shooting and repairs as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and real time production and quality reporting.
  • Insure all equipment logs are filled out and accurate.
  • Participate in corrective action or continuous improvement activities when necessary.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently perform all assignments.
  • Insure all quality standards are met as required by the process books and inspection instructions.
  • Responsible for reworking product as required.
  • Be available to attend future training as deemed necessary for this position.
  • Ability to operate a forklift at level 4 or above.
  • Performs loading, unloading, and assembly operations as required by the assigned machine.
  • The ability to effectively train future individuals given this position.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the supervisor or designee.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Experience and/or training operating production press/stamping equipment (Preferred)
  • ABB Robotic experience; pick & place and adjust as needed (Desired)
  • Safely and effectively operate material handling equipment including crane and forklift

LANGUAGE SKILLS

The ability to read and comprehend written work instructions.  The ability to write effective correspondence.  The ability to assist with writing work instructions and set up procedures.  The ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.  Effectively represent the company professionally to customers, suppliers and other associates within the organization. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

The ability to add and subtract three digit numbers, multiply and divide.  The ability to use and accurately read micrometers, dial calipers, digital indicators, tape measure, feeler gages, and taper gages in standard and metric measurements.

REASONING ABILITY

The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to feel or handle objects, tools or controls; reach and lift with hands and arms; talk, see and hear.  The associate is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The associate is required to rotate their torso and view behind them to operate required equipment.

The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may occasionally be required to perform repetitive work tasks. 

The associate must be available to work scheduled overtime and assist in emergency situations.  The associate must have the flexibility to work various shift hours.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate frequently works near moving parts.  The associate is frequently exposed to electromagnetic fields, risk of electric shock and vibration.  The associate may occasionally work in high precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Associate may be subject to temperature extremes for extended periods of time.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.