TriMas Corporation Die Setter/Set up Operator in Auburn, Indiana

Die Setter/Set up Operator

**Company: Rieke Packaging Systems

Primary Location: 500 W 7th Street, Auburn, IN 46706 USA

Employment Type: Hourly | Full-Time

Function: Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Die Setter/Setup Operator is responsible for Set up, maintain, & troubleshooting all tooling & machines.

Essential Duties:

  • Set up, maintain, run and trouble shoot all tooling & machines

  • Assures all safety devices are in place and operate properly

  • Records all repairs and adjustments in the log books

  • Be able to safely operate all machinery in the department

  • Must be able to pass forklift safety certification

  • Be able to relieve operators when needed

  • Occasionally lifting, push/pull required up to 90 lbs.

  • Must be able to climb ladders, etc.

  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by the lead


  • High school diploma/GED

  • Read and interpret blue prints

  • Have a practical approach to troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Previous experience working with stamp presses, roll threading machines, electric welders, punch presses and various automated assembly machine is a plus

  • Proficient in the use of measuring devices (calipers and micrometers)

  • Understand Tool and Die construction and mechanical function

  • Ability to work independently or within a team