Apr 25, 2022

Aluminum Die Cast Set Up/Operator - Elgin

$16.50 - $25.00 hourly
  • Dynacast LLC
  • Elgin, IL, USA
Full-Time Manufacturing

Job Description

Dynacast is looking to fill an Aluminum Die Cast Setter / Machine Operator position at our Elgin, IL facility for 2nd and 3rd shifts.

2nd shift: 3:00pm to 11:30pm

3rd shift: 11:00pm to 7:30am.


Operate Aluminum Die Cast machines and maintain automation and product quality within the cell.


Maintains normal efficiency levels.

Monitors all reports being filled out within the cell and assures that such reports are completely filled out and that the data is accurate. All sheets are placed in the file tray.

Ensures that all characteristics specified on the Control Plan are within specification or are deviated by the supervisor, using the Process Deviation Form.

Operate Toshiba 350 / 650 ton die casting machine. Operate Frech 580 die casting machine.

Maintain automation within the cell and assist with clearing faults as needed.

Ensures that all equipment is functioning properly and safely or is deviated by the supervisor, using the Process Deviation Request Form.

Responsible for observing the quality of products for excessive flash, surface finish of casting and other obvious or specifically cautioned defects.

Responsible for the containment of all non-conforming product produced in their cell, and that all product is properly identified and dispositioned.

Responsible for any rework that is performed within their cell. The product must be dispositioned and corrected before leaving the cell unless deviated by the supervisor, or quality representative, using the Process Deviation Request Form. If the rework is not acceptable, it is the responsibility of the Cell Operator to rectify it or notify the aluminum supervisor.

Set Up or Assist set-up person with tool set-ups within the cell and verify that the correct tooling is used for a specified job. Stocks ingots onto bar loader or feed by hand.

Responsible for following proper safety procedures and maintaining a clean die cast machine area removing all debris, and wiping down and moping area.

If this sounds like you, we should talk. Dynacast is the world leader in precision die cast components. Put simply, we help forward-thinking companies the world over create more innovative, higher performing products. Of course, we can only do this because we combine pioneering technology with the best people on the planet. People dedicated to getting the job done, no matter what. People who are both experts in their fields and hungry to learn more. People driven to succeed.

Build your future with Dynacast — let's get to work.

General Requirements:

  • Strong mechanical ability
  • Intermediate math skills
  • Previous experience in Aluminum Die Casting or metals Die Casting. Experience in injection molding also a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling/carrying up to
    • 05 lbs. constantly
    • 35 lbs. frequently
    • 60 lbs. occasionally
  • Sitting, standing, kneeling, climbing, bending, and stooping frequently • Regular exposure to heat, dirt, grease.

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