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ResourceMFG | Manufacturing Workforce Specialists

Job Information


ResourceMFG is seeking Forge Press Operators in the Lansing, MI area.

Candidates will be responsible for the set up and operation of forge and trim presses. This is a Direct Hire Opportunity!


  • 2nd: 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • 3rd: 11:00pm-7:00am


  • 18.00-34.00 per hour, based on your prior experience in this field.

Press Operator Duties:

  • Installs specified dies on press die sets, and positions and clamps holding fixtures to die sets.
  • Aligns metal parts between dies or positions them against fixtures on press.
  • Moves controls to lower ram that forces dies together.
  • Dimensionally lays out parts.
  • Monitors and records all associated dimensions on the product to ensure conformance to all customer specifications.
  • Identifies maintenance needs of equipment and reports to management.
  • Communicates with Die department on recommendation of windage and stock to add to dies.
  • Mixes lubricants in lubrication tank.
  • Performs preventative maintenance checks on press and die sets
  • Monitors temperatures of furnaces according to type of metal being forged.
  • Completes quality documents such as SPC charts, routers, and tags.
  • Maintains housekeeping and safety standards in work area.
  • Additional duties as requested by management.


Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, CMM, height gauges, and comparators.
  • Working knowledge of press operations and forging equipment.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and geometric tolerancing.
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