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Die Setter

Company: ResourceMFG
Location: Houston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Die Setter

Long time Houston press and fabrication shop has an immediate need for a Die Setter for their fast paced shop.  Your experience removing and setting up tooling will get you in front of this client fast.  These are 30 ton to 400 ton presses.

Pay is $19 - 25/hr Depending on experience.  Must be available for last minute overtime to include weekends if needed.

Perks with ResourceMFG include:

  • FREE online training
  • Weekly Pay / Direct Deposit
  • Access to Medical, Dental, Vision and TONS of Discount Programs

3+ years experience:

  • Die Setter
  • Presses - 30 - 400 ton presses (mechanical and hydraulic), C-frame and straight side designs
  • Experience with Bliss, Niagra, Minster, Verson, Rousselle, and Diacro a plus
  • Overhead Cranes
  • Mechanically Inclined


  • Lifts specified die sections into machine, using chain fall or hoist.
  •  Secures die sections in position and adjusts stoke of ram, using hand tools.
  •  Connects water hoses to cooling system of die.
  •  Preheat die sections with torch or electric heater.
  • Turns valves and sets dials to regulate flow of water circulating through die, timing cycle, and operating speed of machine, based on size and structure of part to be cast and type and temperature of metal being used.
  •  Starts machine to produce sample casting, and examines casting to verify setup.
  •  (May) Cleans die casting machines, using high-pressure steam hose and detergent.
  •  (May) Performs maintenance on machine or dies, such as replacing pipelines or hoses, lubricating machine, or replacing ejector pins in dies.
  •  Dismantles dies for repair by Die Maker.
  •  Responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe working environment.


Keywords: ResourceMFG, Houston , Die Setter, Other , Houston, Texas

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