Randstad Die Setter in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Die Setter

job details:

  • location:Grand Rapids, MI

  • salary:$16 - $18 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, December 5, 2018

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_710947

job description

Die Setter

Sets up and changes dies on small and large (200 Ton to 2500 Ton) Progressive, Secondary and Transfer presses according to prescribed Job Element Sheets (JES) and die set up sheets to ensure quality parts are produced per our clients Quality Standards, production schedules and engineering specifications.

This is a 2nd shift position with the hours of 4pm-2:30am, Monday-Thursday. The rate is pay is $14-18/hr, depending on experience.


Set, operate and repair tools, dies and distinct holding and operating devices that enable machines to shape, form and taper metal parts

Participates in preventative actions where appropriate. Conducts corrective actions and perform problem solving analysis and reporting as required.

Observes and complies with all safety, environmental, regulatory, and statutory requirements associated with this job description.

Participates in needs analysis and attends and performs the requirements of scheduled training and educational programs identified for this position.

Stops work on processes as appropriate and contains suspect or defective material or services to avoid further processing.

Positions, and safely clamps Dies/tools, feed guides, and Guarding.

Threads metal strip from coils through pinch rollers, and/or loads Dies/tools with metal blanks.

Installs part ejection, and air blasts/external oilers.

Installs any and all die protection devices.

Working hours: 4:00 PM - 2:30 AM


Ability to use basic Measurement skills.

Ability to use basic mathematics.

Knowledge of controls systems for programming purposes.

Ability to operate Hilo/ Die Truck.


High School




High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Metal Stamping experience preferred.

Die setting in stamping preferred.

Lock out tag out experience preferred.

Press operating experience preferred.

Able to use air tools, wrenches, and metal cutting devices.

All qualified candidates should apply directly to this posting.

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