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Posted on: June 25, 2020 • Category: Manufacturing

Polish Set Up


Apply By: July 30, 2020
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: DOE/DOQ
Education: High School

Kimberly Matthews
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2500 Alumax Road
Yankton, SD 57078
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Job Requirements:

  • Identify tooling by size, type and where it is stored
  • Understand the meaning of the numbers stenciled on the tooling
  • Proper operation and inspection of the fork trucks, cranes, hoist, die press, sandblaster, extrude hone, Nitride, and caustic systems.
  • Enter data into computer system.
  • Understand hazards and what chemicals are used in caustic and nitrider area’s
  • Identify defects on die bearings and technique to repair them.
  • Read section prints and inspect extrusions to the print.
  • Read and understand Aluminum Association standards
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold conditions.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, changing work environment.
  • Employee must be able to have good vision or corrective lens to see visual defects.
  • Must be able to keep up with the people that they are paired up with

Education and Work Requirements:

  • Willing to train



Prepare dies and support tooling for the press according to press schedule. Transport dies to and from press. Maintain dies and learn correction procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sandblast and extrude hone dies.
  • Gather support tooling and assemble dies for assigned presses.
  • Transfer prepared dies to press with cart or fork truck according to schedule.
  • Prep dies for caustic, return support tooling to storage racks.
  • Assist with loading and unloading caustic and Nitrider baskets.
  • Minor die correction to develop and improve correction skills.

Other Information:

Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave
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