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Dry Press Set Up II

Company: CoorsTek
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

It's exciting to work for a company that makes the world measurably better.

We're committed to bringing safety, quality, and customer focus to the business of advanced ceramics manufacturing.

Job Title

Dry Press Set Up II

Responsible for the complex setup, adjustment, and maintenance of high tech, industrial, heavy-duty compaction equipment to provide the ability to operators to produce high quality ceramic products.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Proficient with micro-processor control systems within area of responsibility.
  • Operates and adjusts machinery making complex process adjustments until target parameters have been achieved utilizing experience on a variety of compaction machines.
  • Performs advanced product inspection utilizing tools such as x-ray; understands complex inspection techniques including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Utilizes mechanical aptitude and knowledge of compaction equipment and ceramic powder to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions/abnormalities; engages proper authority when necessary to correct malfunction.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product, participates on and may lead teams to determine root cause, scrap issues, or other technical issue.
  • May provide training/cross-training in equipment and process operations to ensure employees are in compliance of departmental and safety standards.
  • Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of compaction tooling and machines.
  • Is proficient at using the manufacturing computer system to accurately transfer parts, scrap, and/or any other transactions necessary to maintain and record required data.
  • May utilize Statistical Process Control (SPC) software to monitor and control production processes.
  • Assists and/or performs in any and all areas as assigned. May work any and all shifts/days as required.

Job Requirements:


  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent


  • Minimum of 2 years' dry press set-up experience.

Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Understands and performs basic and complex set-ups on the majority of compaction and other equipment within the department, initiating process improvements as required.
  • Understands the principals and properties of powder compaction, material characterization and their impacts on production.
  • Understands and can interpret blueprint information and three-dimensional concepts.
  • Performs detail oriented tasks requiring good eye-hand coordination.
  • Performs tasks using intermediate language and math skills.
  • Intermediate Computer skills.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds

Target Hiring Range

: $0.00 - $0.00

Actual compensation is commensurate with experience, skills and education. CoorsTek strives to give all qualified applicants equal opportunity and to make selection decisions on job related factors. Do not provide any information on the application which will indicate your race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

If you like working for a company that makes a real difference in the world, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Keywords: CoorsTek, Grand Junction , Dry Press Set Up II, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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