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Job Details

Job Code: 106825781

Industry: Manufacturing


Pay Type: hourly


Job Level

Mar 03, 2023

Closing Date

Job Characteristics

press operator

Job Description

Fisher Dynamics is the automotive industry’s premier supplier of safety–critical seat structures and mechanisms.  Steeped in a tradition of excellence, and rooted in automotive innovation, the Fisher story is filled with automotive manufacturing milestones.  We bring design, engineering, and manufacturing vehicle seating systems to a new level with innovative thinking.  We’re about cutting-edge ideas.  We have created an environment that encourages an uninterrupted flow of revolutionary concepts and unique ideas.


We are currently seeking an experienced Die Setter/Press Operator for our Sterling Heights, MI location.  The successful candidate will be responsible for loading, setting up, and operating stamping presses to run production and produce quality output within a formalized structured team.

This is a 2nd shift position.

Hourly Pay: $18.65-$22.47 + $0.50 Shift Differential


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  • Operate hi-lo &/or crane to stage dies
  • Install dies and operate stamping presses, hand tools, metrology equipment, cranes, and plasma cutters
  • Feed coils into the die to run production
  • Check parts and document results to verify and record quality
  • Perform troubleshooting activities to presses
  • Perform basic housekeeping to keep the area clean and safe, including scrap containers
  • Various other duties as required by the department

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Ability to follow established procedures
  • Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking ability
  • Knowledge of IATF 16949 quality standards
  • Must be able to install dies, operate stamping press, hand tools, overhead crane, and gages
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting using creativity and past practice
  • Communication skills to communicate and interact with all levels of employees
  • Ability to work effectively with people
  • Computer skills and math skills sufficient to perform department-related tasks are required

LICENSURE:   Valid Hi-Lo and overhead crane permit required

SAFETY:  Safety glasses and hearing protection are required – additional equipment as required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The working environment and physical requirements of this position are those typical of a manufacturing environment


  • Frequent visual effort and concentration, and the ability to move throughout the plant.
  • The ability to lift 40 pounds is required
  • The work requires regular sitting, standing, and moving about, and involves a variety of physical activities


If you are interested in a growth-oriented culture and great people, we want to hear from you!