Illinois 1201 Allanson Road Mundelein, IL 60060
Texas12150 Rojas Drive Suite E El Paso, TX 79936
Illinois 1201 Allanson Road Mundelein, IL 60060
Texas12150 Rojas Drive Suite E El Paso, TX 79936

Progressive Die Setter and Operator

Job description

Larsen Manufacturing, founded in 1999, is a family-held, precision metal fabrication and stamping manufacturer that has built its business on a quality product that exceeds customer expectations. The company prides itself on innovative metal solutions using state-of-the-art equipment and technologies to help our customers achieve their product requirements.


Seeking an experienced Progressive Die Setter and Operator. Availability is on 1st and 2nd Shift with a minimum of 40-50 hours per week as a full-time position. This position reports directly to the Stamping Production Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up and operation of the press
  • Setting up jobs in accordance with shop paper and/or press setup instructions
  • Verification that setups are complete and safety measures are in place
  • Inspection of cooler system with various support equipment
  • Material Handling
  • Reading and understanding the inspection blueprint for first piece approval and part print to make adjustments to equipment if needed
  • Stopping production when known or suspected nonconforming conditions exist
  • Must have excellent housekeeping skills and shop safety at all times.
  • Ability to make or exceed required rates and set up times
  • Work with supervisor to improve set up process/ repairs and/or order supplies.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Preferred High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience as a die set-up operator
  • Experience and knowledge of various support equipment
  • Must be able to work as a team member and not an individual
  • Strong planning and organizational skills along with flexibility and the ability to make decisions
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Dependable and punctual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; bilingual Spanish is a plus.


HQ in Mundelein, IL


  • Previous experience in a warehouse or production environment preferred
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks or other CAD software is a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints
  • Proficient in using hand tools and power tools
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately
  • Knowledge of quality control procedures and tooling techniques

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 – $35.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 45 per week


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate

Mundelein, IL 60060: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: In person

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