EDM Operator - 2nd shift

US-MI-Grand Rapids
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Company Overview:

Custom Profile, named Best Places to Work, is a privately held manufacturer of plastic extruded products with over $40 million in annual sales and 340 employees at its locations in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Juarez, Mexico. The company is looking to grow organically and through acquisitions with plans of $50+ million revenue in the next 2-3 years. Founded in 1992, Custom Profile has enjoyed consistent annual growth in its revenues and earnings in its 25 years in operation. Custom Profile boasts a blue chip customer base, including Herman Miller, Haworth, Hon/Allsteel, Steelcase, Hospira, Whirlpool, Electrolux, GE Appliance, Baxter, BD CareFusion, and others.


Job Description:

Reporting to the Machine Shop Manager the successful candidate will be responsible to maintain small to medium punch tooling, extrusion tooling and fixtures as needed.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and conducts preventative maintenance of all production tooling.
  • Confers with Machine Shop Manager to resolve tooling or assembly problems.
  • Studies blueprints, drawings, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Develops specifications and provides preliminary drawing of product to be fabricated to the Design Department to develop CP print documents.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area; follow daily housekeeping and 5S standards.
  • Promote and maintain a culture and attitude of continuous improvement, working within the company team to make it more efficient, safety and an enjoyable place to work.



Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience required; a suitable combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • High School Diploma or GED required

Strength in the following areas required:

  • Experience with precision measurement tools, hand tools, fabrication tools, welders, Machine shop tools
  • Print Reading
  • Advanced Math Skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Wire EDM


Physical Demands:

  • Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Hearing Protection, safety glasses and closed toe shoes must be worn on the production floor.


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