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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 Plan (Health & Dependent Care)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Family Summer Picnic / Christmas Party
  • Air-Conditioned Plant
  • On-Site Fitness/Wellness Center
  • 9 PAID Holidays
  • Monthly Gainsharing Program
  • Education & Apprenticeship Opportunities

 

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Current Opportunities

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 are 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 encouraged to assist 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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Metal Flow currently has openings for qualified and deeply committed Die Setter applicants.

  • A successful candidate would have substantial production manufacturing and stamping experience as Die Setters are primarily responsible for maintaining production tooling, as well as the pulling and setting up of jobs in production presses.
  • Die Setters are 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.
  • 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 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 toolroom equipment such as lathes, mills, and surface grinders.
  • Technical Operators also have the responsibility of assisting Die Setters and Toolmakers in setups 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 grow 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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Metal Flow is looking for new, dedicated team members to fill roles as press and machine Operators.

  • Operators are primarily responsible for machine handling tasks including the loading of raw material, cleaning and dumping of scrap, and maintaining oil and coolant levels for presses in their area.
  • Operators also play a key role in performing and documenting regular in-production quality checks, and therefore should be able to use basic quality gages and measurement devices such as calipers, micrometers, and an optical comparator, or should demonstrate the ability and willingness to learn how to effectively use these tools.
  • At Metal Flow, Operators are expected to know or learn Statistical Process Controls and how it is used in the production of our products, and Operators should be able to learn basic quality policies and procedures to ensure quality products are being made to serve the needs of Metal Flow’s customers.
  • Operators are expected to actively work on keeping the presses and equipment in their area clean and organized, and participate in product sorts if/when needed.
  • Operators are encouraged to grow in their skills and abilities to advance in their career to a Technical Operator position where they may assist in pulling tools from presses and preparing presses for future set-ups, play a key role in performing in-process measurements on quality lab equipment, and they also may work to be able to perform basic set up and perform basic tasks on toolroom equipment.
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Metal Flow is looking for a new dedicated team member to fill a role as a Buyer. 

The Buyer role will oversee all purchasing functions related to raw material, purchased components and outside services to meet Metal Flow’s objectives of world class quality and maximum customer satisfaction at the lowest possible cost.

Primary Functions:

  1. Evaluate and sourcing suppliers
  2. Monitor order statues and supplier interactions
  3. Communicating with suppliers and internal departments
  4. Cost and process evaluation and ownership

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop new and continue to build, develop and manage relationships with current suppliers to meet requirements for superior quality and 100% on time delivery.
  • Actively participate in the APQP function and to monitor the release and follow-up on all production materials, equipment, outside processing activities, packaging standards, and systems set-up as required
  • Identify potential new suppliers for raw materials, purchased components and outside services.
  • Establish and implement supply base strategies for key commodities and services.
  • Monitor MRP and weekly forecasts to suppliers.
  • Identify and mitigate risk in the supply chain.
  • Work with scheduling to provide quarterly and annual forecast to key suppliers.
  • Resolve any commercial issues associated with the supplier.
  • Work closely with engineering and project management to understand project technical requirements, timing, and quality standards to indemnify and source the materials and outside services on-time and on-budget.
  • Suggest and implement continuous improvement initiatives relating to raw materials, purchased components and outside processes.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Assist with meeting Business Plan goals and objectives for the purchasing department.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing or business, or equivalent combination of education.
  •  5 years in a transferable industry or position working with RAW steel and/or outside service procurement and negotiation.
  • Knowledge of key raw material and outside services in metal stamping industry.
  • Ability to analytically solve problems, communicate professionally and collaborate with other departments.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated competency to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work with attention to details and understanding of time critical situations.
  • Continuous improvement mentality to drive cost reductions.
  • Strong negotiation and contract review skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to details with strong analytical skills a must.
  • Must be driven and self-motivated.
  • Excellent follow-through.
  • Knowledge of computer applications, ERP systems such as Plex and Microsoft office.
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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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