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Press Shop Operator (A)

Company: Atkore
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Atkore International Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Electrical Raceway products, primarily for the non-residential construction and renovation markets, and Mechanical Products & Solutions for the construction and industrial markets. Our mission is to be the customer's first choice for electrical raceway and mechanical products and solutions, by providing unmatched quality, delivery and value based on sustainable excellence in strategy, people, and processes.

Our business is comprised of two reporting segments, Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products & Solutions, with total annual revenue of $1.9 B. Electrical Raceway has two business units, Cable Solutions and Conduit & Fittings, totaling just over $1.4B in annual revenue. Mechanical Products is a stand-alone business unit with about $500M in annual revenue.

Our global locations include 66 manufacturing and distribution centers in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, and New Zealand with over 4,000 employees.

We are currently searching for Press Shop Operators (A) to be based out of Wayne, MI. Reporting to the Value Stream Manager and/or Manufacturing Supervisor, this person will be responsible for setting up and operating all presses and post-welder.


  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain assigned machines and equipment as needed for maximum product quality and operational efficiency
  • Perform Die and Tooling changes according to the schedule
  • Make adjustments to control speed and/or material feed based on the work order schedule
  • Ensure the machine is set up properly and performing work as desired
  • Safely operate Stamping Press
  • Measure and examine all products produced to ensure they meet company and industry standards
  • Monitor and control machines to meet daily and weekly production schedule
  • Complete required quality checks and necessary paperwork daily to meet company and industry standards and regulations
  • Review work orders and prints for work instructions; if instructions are unclear, seek assistance
  • Safely operate powered industrial trucks to perform change-overs and material movement as needed
  • Adhere to all Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) and crane operation guidelines and safety procedures
  • Ensuring Safety, Delivery, Quality, and Cost metrics are being met
  • Support 5S initiatives in assigned work areas
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Must be trained and certified in material handling equipment to include: powered industrial truck
  • One year manufacturing experience preferred
  • Basic math and verbal skills
  • Ability to independently measure parts and read prints
  • Ability to learn to use and maintain equipment and machinery
  • Ability to follow standard work processes and operate with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Flexibility of shift scheduling, to include overtime and weekends
  • Demonstrates Atkore Core Values - Accountability, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence
  • Must possess a positive attitude, be a team player, and have strong work ethic

Please provide any prior experience, qualification, or success in any position at Unistrut International or Atkore International.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to strive for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently live the Atkore mission, learn our strategic priorities and link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!

Keywords: Atkore, Detroit , Press Shop Operator (A), Other , Wayne, Michigan

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