Stanley Acess Technologies Powdered Metal Die Setter in Greensburg, Indiana

57610BRTitle:Powdered Metal Die SetterBusiness:US - GTS - OperationsState / Country / Province:Indiana Job Description:JACKSON, TN OPENING

2nd/3rd shift position

Relocation assistance available for those that qualify.


Die Setters should be able to perform assigned setups of presses to ensure part is produced to specifications. Must possess advanced knowledge of powder compaction motions and demonstrate knowledge of fill, powder transfer, compaction and ejection. Must be capable of setup, advanced programming and troubleshooting of compaction presses. Must possess knowledge of auxiliary equipment with the ability to modify programs as needed to meet production requirements.


  • Set up tooling of varying degrees of complexity

  • Strive for a high level of quality performance in all job duties. Understand and work to the quality system. Meet all quality and process requirements for setups and production start ups

  • Follow process and prints to setup and adjust powder metal compaction equipment, resulting in product meeting desired specifications as outlined by internal documentation.

  • Set up and run complex first piece inspection tooling

  • Use documented setup instructions for each setup. Utilize, update, and maintain all necessary documentation, including but not limited to process changes, audit checklists, and tooling requirements.

  • Accurately follow procedures to properly drain, disposition, and label the powder.

  • Run and evaluate new equipment and processes

  • Train other die setters

  • Work and collaborate with engineering, tool room, and manufacturing associates to solve problems. Work to the direction of the shift’s lead technician/supervisor.

  • Communicate work status to next shift’s die setter

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area according to 5S principles

  • Exercise necessary precautions to ensure personal safety and the safety of others

  • Work overtime as required/needed

  • Perform any other duties as required or assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • In-depth knowledge of all powdered metal compaction presses. Must have knowledge of the overall powdered metal process.

  • Thorough knowledge of all powdered metal tooling, adaptors, and tool holders

  • Ability to carry out written and verbal work instructions, including excellent communication skills with all employees

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and blue prints (including GD&T)

  • Ability to use and interpret all quality inspection equipment, including drop indicators, mics, and density measurement equipment

  • Demonstrate outstanding mechanical skills

  • Exhibit good leadership skills

  • Demonstrate quality and safety consciousness

  • Ability to communication clearly and effectively with others

  • Fork lift certified or ability to be certified


Required High School diploma or GED Equivalent. Tool & Die Diploma or relevant experience.

Preferred: Prior experience in compaction die setting, 3-5 years


Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, etc. Ability to receive and comprehend directions from all areas of the organization. Build productive relationships with all levels of leadership, support, and production teams to resolve problems and issues as they arise.


Data Entry; Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Access; Familiarity with databases


The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; and occasionally move up to 75 pounds with assist. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job the employee is:

  • Rarely exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • Continuous work near moving mechanical parts (spinning shafts, engines, lifts, etc.)

  • Occasional work in high, precarious places (tall structure, bucket lifts, extension ladders, etc.

  • Regular work with fumes or airborne particles (painting, sanding, solvents, flying lint, or dust particles, etc.)

Relocation Assistance available Requisition Number:57610BRCity:GreensburgEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law