Sacoma Careers

  • Press Operator

    Job Locations US-IN-Edinburgh
    # of Openings
    General Labor
  • Overview

     Sacoma was founded in 1989, we design and manufacture metal stamped and assembled parts, tubes, and engineered assemblies for the light vehicle and commercial vehicle markets. We are very good at what we do; we count many of the world’s largest corporations among our customers. We keep them supplied from two locations in central Indiana, Edinburgh and Columbus. We are growing and adding top talent to our organization.


    The Press Operator is responsible for safely performing machine setups and operating the mechanical press lime with coil handling equipment.  Incumbent must also control and adjust the functions and settings of machines and will be responsible for ensuring products meet our quality standards with regard to assembly specifications.


    This position is for 1st and 2nd shift (depending on need)






    1. Set-up and operate mechanical press line with coil handling equipment
    2. Perform machine set-ups as needed when the production schedule demands.
    3. Trouble shoot machines and adjust the functions and settings of machines
    4. Perform necessary quality inspections to ensure that parts meet guidelines
    5. Test the operation of machines periodically to guarantee their smooth running
    6. Perform preventative and regular maintenance on press to ensure that their operational life is extended
    7. Conduct operations in a manner that promote safety. Compile with OSHA and MDSD Standards.
    8. Participate in 5S activities




    1. High School Diploma , GED, or technical degree preferred
    2. 3 + years previous relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
    3. Prior stamping or press experience required
    4. Working knowledge of mechanical press or hydraulic press
    5. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    6. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
    7. Analytical and problem solving skills
    8. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts desired
    9. Compliance with all health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
    10. Attention to detail
    11. Must have willingness and ability to work overtime


    Americans with Disabilities Specifications

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Summary

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use his/her hands, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Hearing capacity required to maximize ability to understand all verbal communication and react accordingly.


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