American National Carbide (ANC), a leader in the tungsten carbide cutting tool industry, seeks energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our team. ANC offers competitive compensation packages, including salary, medical and dental insurance, vacation time, paid training, and advancement opportunities.

Pressing Technician

  • Presses inserts according to work orders, the production schedule, and predetermined quality standards.
  • Reviews staged tooling and powder to ensure it is correct for the intended job.
  • Performs visual and measurement tests on pressed product by all operators to ensure conformity with specifications provided on the work order or in predetermined standards and approves such products for pressing and sinter testing.
  • Cleans and maintains the pressing equipment and tooling to avoid contamination of material as part of the preventive maintenance program.
  • Responsible for routine equipment checks to ensure equipment is operating correctly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for recording press run information on work order, reporting labor performed on each job pressed, and other paperwork associated with the pressing of products.
  • Paints sintering trays according to specifications when required.
  • Observes safe working practices, rules and regulations, correcting obvious hazards in work area as discovered or reporting immediately to supervisor, if not correctable.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must possess good mechanical skills
  • Must work well in a deadline drive environment.
  • Must work well with others.

Education and/or Experience: high school diploma or equivalent required. Three (3) years' experience in manufacturing preferred.

Language skills: No special language skills required.

Mathematical Skills: Average mathematical skills required.

Reasoning Ability: Average reasoning ability required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None required.

Physical Demands: 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.

Must be able to lift 10 kilos with reasonable accommodation.