Mid-Continent Engineering Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jul 22, 2018
Job Description MID-CONTINENT ENGINEERING (MCE) HAS OPENINGS FOR PUNCH PRESS OPERATORS Calling all candidates who enjoy challenges every day. WHO WE ARE : a game changer in the machining industry by working miracles. WHAT WE DO: we stuff the armed forces supply chain with products of our capabilities such as precision machining, aerospace welding, chromate conversion and paint/powder coat finishing, mechanical assemblies, and other design assist services. WHERE WE ARE GOING: the only way is up. Enough said so get onboard! If you are someone who is ready to roll with the punches and get their hands dirty by squeezing out waste and driving continuous improvement in everything you do within the walls of Mid-Continent, then apply! This job is not for the faint at heart . We want grit. We want talent. Work hard, get paid. It’s simple! Typical candidates who are successful here include, auto mechanics, construction tradespeople, and wood workers. A few things we have to offer: Multiple shifts 1st shift: Monday – Thursday 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM 2nd shift: Monday – Thursday 4:30 PM to 3:00 AM 3rd shift: Friday – Sunday 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM 5th Shift Friday – Sunday 6:00 PM to 6:30 AM Competitive Wages Climate controlled facility Lots of overtime to be had but not mandatory Medical, Dental & Vision for employee & family including domestic partners 401k with a company match Tuition Reimbursement PTO accrual starts immediately Profit Sharing Yearly shoe allowance Referral Program ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Operates turret punch press to punch holes or layout marks in metal sheets, plates, strips, or bars, following charts, which list machine settings for each cut: Inserts, aligns, and locks punches and dies in turret, using hammer, shims, feelers, micrometers, and setscrews. Places work piece on table manually or by using crane. Aligns work piece to scale and end gauge on machine and clamps it to machine table. Pushes button to turn turret to specified punch and die. Turns cranks to set indicator to specified dimension on forward and lateral machine scale. Presses pedal to activate punch. Repeats operation for each machine setting specified on charts. Positions center punch from turret to touch plate and turns crank to scratch layout lines. May compute punch charts from blueprints, using square, scale, and applying knowledge of shop mathematics. Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Machine experience Good math skills, Turret press programming a plus and must be mechanically inclined. Ability to use applied knowledge, determine tool position and order to maximize machine efficiency, adjust ram strokes and material stop gauges etc. High school diploma or GED. JOB KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Ability to set up and operate all equipment in the department Blueprint reading with mechanical aptitude Team oriented Ability to identify problems and offer solutions Organized Effective communications Analytical MCE is an Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description Mid-Continent Engineering (MCE) is a long time supplier to OEMs within the medical, aerospace and defense industries. We are an automated, technically advanced, vertically integrated manufacturer of aluminum components. Our capabilities make us similar to many larger manufacturers and we are a small, close group of mutually respectful associates.