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Metal Flow is a rapidly growing, innovative metal forming company with extensive value-added manufacturing technologies focused on bringing value to customers and to the community we serve.

The people of Metal Flow Corporation are deeply committed to providing the highest quality processes and products to customers around the world.  We produce high volume, technically sophisticated custom metal components through the deep draw process using a variety of metals, and are actively seeking candidates who have an interest in working in a precision environment to create safety critical, quality product that serves primarily the global automotive industry.  Successful team members will thrive in a fast-paced production environment while still maintaining organization, attention to detail, and a quality focus.

Metal Flow Offers:

  • Career Advancement and Competitive Wages
  • Medical / Rx / Vision / Dental / Life / Disability / Flex Spending Plan (Health & Dependent Care)
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability and Basic Life
  • Company Paid Health Savings Account Contribution
  • Pine Rest Employee Assistance Program to support Mental Health and Wellbeing for Team Members and anyone living in their household
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Immedidate eligibility for 9 PAID Holidays
  • Air-Conditioned Plant
  • Free Uniforms and washing services!
  • Family Summer Picnic, Holiday Party, and other Celebratory Events
  • Recognition Committee and team member engagement programs
  • Safety Committee and Environmental Committee participation opportunities
  • Balance Program - Reimbursement of up to $100 for any 1 wellness experience on an annual basis
  • 24/7 Onsite Fitness Center
  • Quarterly Performance Sharing Program
  • Education & Apprenticeship Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Tool and Die Maker 4 Year Apprenticeship Programs
  • Maintenance Apprenticeship Program

 

          

 

Metal Flow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Metal Flow Corporation is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Metal Flow Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Metal Flow Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The company also prohibits retaliation against any employee who makes a complaint or participates in an investigation regarding possible EEO violations.

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JOB SCOPE (DESCRIPTION)

To assist in purchasing functions, with a focus on tooling, to meet company objectives of world class quality and maximum customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost.

DETAILED JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintaining an organized inventory of tool crib items - 50%

  • Maintaining an inventory system for all tools and equipment housed in the tool crib.
  • Monitoring the usage of tools and equipment, and ordering replacements or repairs as needed.
  • Ensuring all tools and equipment in the tool crib are safely stored and maintained.
  • Proactively suggest and support cost saving initiatives and goals.
  • Investigate new and existing supplier sources while also developing and monitoring current suppliers.

Monitor Order Statuses – 15%

  • Track purchase orders and releases and work with source to ensure on time delivery.
  • Monitor vendor managed items through orders, maintain blanket purchase orders, and usage data.

General Purchasing Responsibilities and Special Projects – 35%

  • Stocking of safety related items in various locations throughout the building
  • Monitoring of lunchroom supplies in various locations throughout the building.
  • Housekeeping tasks as assigned.
  • Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as requested by direct supervisor.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Requirements

  • Preferred Education:
    • High School Diploma or recognized equivalent – Minimum.
  • Preferred Experience: 
    • 5 years in a transferable industry or position.
  • Preferred Training/Skills:
    • Technical/Tooling Skills
      • Understanding of diverse types of Tools and Equipment commonly used in stamping processes.
      • Basic Understanding of Tool Steels & Coatings
      • Blueprint Reading Proficiency
    • Computer Proficiencies
      • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft based programs (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
      • ERP systems experience, Plex experience preferred.
      • Ability to navigate supplier portals.
    • Required Certifications
      • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Required Qualities: Ability to work constructively with others, demonstrated dependability, effective verbal and written communication skills, commitment to team & collaboration, respect for other people, equipment, and work area, heightened attention to organization, strong negotiating skills, and an ability to manage multiple tasks/assignments with prioritization and focus to detail. Able to be effective in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
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Press group operators are primarily responsible for performing the material handling, quality checks and housekeeping of the presses, equipment and product in their area. Operators will typically be assigned to work on more than one press/product each shift and are required to balance the needs of each machine according to the needs of the area as defined by the Supervisor/BU Manager.

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires a high-level of physical activity.
  • Frequent Standing, walking, moving, bending, pushing or pulling for prolonged periods of time.
  • Regularly lifting and moving up to 35 lbs.
  • Occasionally lifting and moving up to 50 lbs.
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Metal Flow is currently searching for committed individuals with some manufacturing experience to fill Technical Operator roles on our production floor.

  • A successful Technical Operator candidate will have some basic experience and abilities with tool room equipment such as lathes, mills, and surface grinders.
  • Technical Operators also have the responsibility of assisting Die Setters and Toolmakers in set ups as needed as well as pulling tools from presses and preparing for future set-ups.
  • Technical Operators at Metal Flow are expected to have the ability to read blueprints, perform in-process quality checks and machine operation duties, assist in the cleaning of work areas and machines, as well as participate in the sorting product if/when needed.
  • Technical Operators are encouraged to grown in their skills and abilities to advance their careers to a Die Setter position, and/or pursue a path toward application for acceptance into Metal Flow's Department of Labor registered Apprenticeship Program where they can take advantage of On-The-Job Training Opportunities and Off-Site Educational Curriculum.
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Die Setters are primarily responsible for performing job set ups and tear downs, maintenance and verification of production and spare tooling, implementing continuous improvement initiatives, and verification of product quality for the processes and products in their assigned area. Die Setters will typically be assigned to work on more than one press/product each shift and are required to balance the needs of each machine according to the needs of the area as defined by the Supervisor/BU Manager.

Die Setters should have demonstrable proficiency with some toolroom equipment (lathes, mills, surface grinders, etc.), and are expected to be able to read and understand blueprints, and use all quality measurement tools and equipment (calipers, micrometers, profilometers, optical comparators, etc.) with proficiency.
A skilled Die Setter should be able to offer suggestions for and/or contribute to troubleshooting and problem solving in a production environment. Die Setters should have a Continuous Improvement mindset with an ability to contribute meaningfully in making process, tooling, and equipment enhancements that will improve production efficiency and product quality.

At Metal Flow Die Setters are encouraged to assist in the development of entry level team members and work constructively with others in various areas of the organization to achieve common goals. Die Setters are also encouraged to grow their own skills by seeking educational experiences and taking advantage of various training opportunities both internally and externally. Die Setters who are interested in advancing to a Journeyman Toolmaker level are encouraged to apply for acceptance into Metal Flow’s Department of Labor registered Apprenticeship Program where they can take advantage of On-The-Job Training Opportunities and Off-Site Educational Curriculum.

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Metal Flow is actively looking for dedicated individuals with leadership and solid tool building skills to apply for positions as a machinists. Successful candidates should have strong organization and communication abilities and should be capable of performing specialized tool building activities on limited toolroom equipment. Individuals applying for this role should be energized by a fast-paced automotive environment while maintaining attention to detail and demonstrating commitment to driving and following processes. 

  • Supporting the needs of manufacturing departments by making precision production tools and fixtures to blueprint specifications so that they are capable of producing a quality end product to the internal customer.
  • Demonstrating proficient use of toolroom equipment such as mills, lathes, and surface grinders to work with various tool steels.
  • Understanding and possessing an ability to read and interpret blueprints with GD&T callouts.
  • Following the priorities of toolroom by building tooling and fixtures with accuracy and efficiency.  
  • Striving to gain additional knowledge and learn the operation of new equipment.
  • Producing tooling and fixtures in an efficient manner, without compromising safety or quality.
  • Being a dependable team member by demonstrating punctuality and reliability.
  • Cooperating with other team members and other employees from the manufacturing areas to accomplish a common goal while demonstrating an ability to be a team player.
  • Taking initiative and offering suggestions for continuous improvement opportunities, and participating in the implementation of new ideas for improvements.
  • Promoting and helping to create a safe and clean work environment.
  • High School or GED required
  • Training: Certification or displayed skills on specialty equipment -required
  • Skills: Specific machine tool applications that the individual is proficient in operating, all hand gages, comparator, blue print reading, including GD&T knowledge.
  • Experience: 4-6 years of general machine tool experience -required
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Metal Flow is looking for new, dedicated team member to fill roles as a Maintenance Technician on 3rd shift. As a Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for the general maintenance of equipment & building within range of experience to perform tasks safely, and within OEM standards, using the resources of outside sources when necessary.

Job responsibilities:

  • Troubleshooting and repair presses and industrial equipment
  • Follow the priorities or your supervisor
  • Strive to gain additional knowledge and learn new equipment
  • Produce tooling and fixtures in an efficient manner, not compromising safety or quality
  • Project work
  • Take initiative and offer suggestions for improvement in order to offer cost savings ideas

Job Type: Full-Time

Education and Key Requirements:

  • High School or GED
  • Preferred experience with machine repair of Transfer presses, and various support equipment
  • Knowledge with specific OEM requirements and Safety/Lockout
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
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Metal Flow is actively seeking experienced Journeyman Toolmakers who are interested in joining the Metal Flow team. A successful candidate will have considerable formal training on toolroom (lathes, mills, grinders etc) and/or production (ICOP, Transfer, and/or Progressive Presses) equipment. Additionally, Journeyman Toolmakers should be able to read and understand blueprints and use quality measurement tools with expertise. 

Journeyman Toolmakers also responsible for monitoring tool usage and working with the toolcrib/toolroom to ensure that adequate back-up tools are on hand and properly prepared in advance of being needed to avoid unplanned and unnecessary downtime.

Journeyman Toolmakers are responsible for assisting in the design and engineering of tooling and should have an extensive ability to troubleshoot and problem solve on developments, new jobs, and existing jobs. Toolmakers should be leaders in the continuous improvement process and should have the ability to take ownership of driving process, tooling, and equipment enhancements that will improve production efficiency and product quality.

At Metal Flow Journeyman Toolmakers are encouraged to assist in the development of team members (including apprentices) and work constructively with others in various areas of the organization to achieve common goals.

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Apply for an opportunity to develop and improve new and existing deep draw production processes. Improve machine efficiencies and SPM. While making process improvements or developing new processes guarantee part quality is maintained or improved. Engage in continuous improvement projects and recommend capital spend and justifications. Participate in the design, build and development of new tooling projects. While working in this role demonstrate a positive attitude, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, drive to meet deadlines, and a desire to grow with the company over the long-term.

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This role primarily gives direct support to inspection and automated equipment. A team member filling this role will provide engineering support for down equipment and lead continuous improvement actions for equipment and processes.

 

DETAILED JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Troubleshooting manufacturing equipment (inspection, automated, and to a lesser extent press or other equipment on an as needed basis) and implementing solutions focused on resolving root cause issues, documenting equipment adjustments to ensure proper change management tracking.  
  2. Acting as a production floater to support presses and other manufacturing equipment as needed.
  3. Leading continuous improvement activities focused products, processes, and equipment function.
  4. Aiding in the development and implementation of new equipment to ensure satisfactory operation.
  5. Other tasks and responsibilities as requested.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Requirements:

  • Preferred Education:  2- or 4-year technical degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Preferred Experience:  strong background in a manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred Training/Skills:
    • Interpersonal skills – should be able to work well with others cross-functionally.
    • Effective verbal and written communication abilities.
    • Heightened attention to detail and ability to follow-through.
    • Time Management.
    • Basic knowledge of stamping processes.
    • Strong mechanical skillset, especially in machining.
    • Ability to learn and troubleshoot vision systems.
    • Ability to learn and troubleshoot wide variety of equipment.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Solid computer and PC skills are required.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

Physical Requirements:

  • This role requires a moderate-high level of physical activity.  
  • Walking, standing, bending, crouching, and moving for extended periods of time.
  • Regularly lifting and moving up to 40 lbs.
  • Occasionally lifting and moving up to 75 lbs.
  • Must wear proper eye and ear protection in designated areas.
  • Must wear proper work boots or shoes.
  • Ability to travel is required.
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Are you finishing up your education at a local Tech Center? Are you currently in an Apprenticeship program but you're looking to switch your studies to a new employer? This might be the right opportunity for you! Get paid while you learn and further your career.

Metal Flow has a DOL registered Journeyman Toolmaker Apprenticeship Program that anticipates the addition of 2-4 new apprentices each year. Individuals interested in pursuing a career as a Journeyman Toolmaker should:

  • Have the ability to commit to the 4 year educational and training requirements of the program.
  • Possess a strong foundation of knowledge and skills in the metal stamping industry.
  • Demonstrate a dedication to the pursuit of excellence in craftsmanship.
  • Currently enrolled in an apprenticeship program looking to make a change.

Job Type: Full-time

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We’re always seeking talented, engaged people to join our team. If you don’t see an open position that fits your unique skill set, feel free to send us your resume for future opportunities!
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