Press Room, Set Up & Operate – 3rd Shift

  • Full Time
  • Company: U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC
  • Chicopee, MA, USA

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC


The TSUBAKI name is synonymous with excellence in quality, dependability, and customer service. U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC is an international tier-one supplier of high-speed chain drive systems to the automotive industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this job are included but not limited to this job description – other tasks may be assigned and expected to be performed.Perform final inspection on parts when lots are completed, record lot and charge number into logbooks to ensure traceability, and position into parts baskets in proper order on the regular carts.

Determine feed length and shut height of ram, and adjust miss-feed and stock thickness indicators, air or mechanical knock-out devices where ranging from 100 to 200 tons, for the purpose of blanking and piercing timing chain side plates, from coil and/or bar stock.
Possess basic knowledge and understanding of production tooling, which consists of multiple cavity steel and carbide dyes, understanding of related process equipment such as feeds, scrap cutters, stock straighteners, etc.

Obtain raw materials from storage location, utilizing FIFO, and move to temporary storage area next to machine.

Report all work performed on labor reporting forms as required.
Work from drawings, route sheets and instructions, select proper tooling, equipment and materials for the job, and remove or insert any removable sections as necessitated by individual job requirements.

Make necessary adjustments of press feeds. Adjust safety devices furnished as a part of the operation.
Secure necessary production gauges and checking devices for the specific job requirements.
Determine when dyes need sharpening, or repair.
Diagnose and remedy malfunctions to tools and equipment.
Perform first piece inspection and begin production run on parts per work and inspection standards.

Follow inspection standards (SPC) and perform all the required steps in the process inspection.
Record tool life, heat, and coil numbers, and other tractability information into control books. Store tooling and accessories into designated areas.
Provide for minor maintenance of equipment and preventative maintenance as specified in PM sheets.

Requires sufficient knowledge of mechanisms and tooling to maintain close tolerance on a variety of similar operations and work specifications.
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow standard safety regulations.

Detect faulty operation or defective material and report these and other unusual conditions to group leader or supervisor.
Perform other similar and associated duties as required or directed.


High school diploma or GED equivalency.
2 -5 years’ experience running multiple machines, troubleshooting, and performing preventative maintenance.
Safety First mindset.
Strong focus on Quality.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must have good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
Ability to use material handling devices such as hand trucks, and hydraulic lift trucks.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Basic computer Skills.

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