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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