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Setup Technician

Fort Wayne, IN

Job ID: 178053 Industry: Technical Pay Rate: $13.00

Pro Resources Staffing in Fort Wayne, IN, is currently recruiting for 2nd shift Set-up Techs, for a local company. Contact us at all_spy_run@proresources.Com or 260-420-2117, if you are interested in knowing more about this position.


As directed, set up work piece fixtures and tooling on presses and waterjet equipment for production of parts that meet quality standards; act as first-line responder to production issues (perform initial diagnosis, light repair, and reactive maintenance for a variety of industrial equipment and facilities); provide on-site support for production equipment and facility before, during, or after normal business hours; perform related duties as required.


  • Following procedures for safety and consistency, position and secure molding and trimming tools on machines, using holding devices, hand tools, and forklift

  • Verify set-up and alignment of molding and trimming tools on machines, following stand processes and predefined documentation and measuring instruments

  • Operate production equipment, such as presses or waterjet machines, to load and unload tools and ensure setups will reliably produce quality parts

  • Identify damage, defects, or other problems with molding and trimming tools and report accurately and expediently to maintenance or engineering for repair

  • Assist in the installation, operation, repair and maintenance of equipment

  • Organize tools, jigs, fixtures, machine stops, hardware, and other materials required for machine set up so that they remain in good condition and at hand

  • Using computer-based software, create and update work orders and maintenance history logs completely, accurately, and efficiently

  • Maintain complete & accurate inventories of spare parts and keep them organized

  • Install and repair general facilities equipment, if so skilled.


  • Verifiable and demonstrable experience in any of the following is desired: production machine set up, production tooling maintenance, work shop organization, basic metal fabrication, industrial maintenance, production machine operation.
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of verifiable training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities when accompanied by demonstrated ability to quickly learn on the job.
  • Availability to work second shift is required. The primary work time for this position is second shift (2: 30pm-11: 00pm), as well as occasional overtime, weekends, and on-call as required to support the needs of production.
  • Conformance with all company employment and safety policies is required.
  • On-time and complete attendance of all assigned shifts is required.
  • Reliable transportation to work is required.

This position requires applying knowledge of the following:

  • Company policies and the specific safety practices of assigned work
  • Competent forklift operation
  • The operation and proper use of production equipment
  • Use of basic hand and power tools
  • The operation, repair, proper use, and maintenance of industrial equipment
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