Maclean-Fogg Forge Maxi Press Operator--Hardware--1st Shift in Trenton, Tennessee

Forge Maxi Press Operator--Hardware--1st Shift

  • JOBS


  • 17-Jul-2017 to 17-Aug-2017 (EST)

  • Trenton, TN, USA

  • 15.00

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

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Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components, engineered plastics and linkage and suspension components for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.


Operates heavy forge machinery, furnaces, and related equipment in conjunction with material handling to molding, bending and shaping metal.


Operate furnace and forging machinery utilizing all safety devices and following prescribed procedures. Load/unload product into and out of machine during operation cycle continuously during shift. Perform set up and adjustments on machines for various parts. Keeps work area clean and free of hazards. Performs specified inspection on parts during production to ensure quality and needed machine adjustments. Works with production, engineering and quality personnel to detection and resolve quality issues. Record measurements and production data on forms and in computers. Read, understand and apply print and procedural specifications during operation.


  • Education: High school or equivalant

  • Experience: 3 or more years operating machines in a production environment

  • Certificates and Licenses: none

  • Must be able to read, understand and apply blueprints, job/part specifications, measuring devices and tools, and various production sheets.

  • Must have an understanding of basic shop hand tools such as: grinders, measuring devices( calipers, tapes, rulers etc.), hammers, pliers, wrenches, screw drivers, punches, drill bits etc..

  • Must have basic math skills and understand basic measurement increments in decimals and fractions: 1/16, 1/8, , , 3/8: .25,.5,.75.

  • Must be able to communicate verbal and written with supervisors,management and coworkers regarding work related tasks, coordination, schedules and other job related issues.

  • Must possess strong safety attitude and ability to adhere to all safety requirements and practices

  • Meet daily production quotas


F(Frequent: required activity 2.5-5.5 hrs/day) C(Constantly: required activity 5.5+ hrs/day)

O(Occasionally: required activity 0-2.5 hrs/day)

  • Exposure to hot metal=C

  • Stand =C

  • Walk=F

  • Bend=F

  • Twist/Turn=C

  • Vibrations/Jarring=C

  • Reach outward=F

  • Squat or Kneel=F

  • Handling/Gripping=C

  • Reach above shoulders=F

  • Push/Pull

  • 12-25lbs=C



  • Lift or Carry

  • 10-20lbs =C

21-50lbs =C

51-100lbs= F

Above 100lbs =O


Continuous exposure to heat, cold, noise, fumes, smoke, dusts, odors. Close proximity to moving mechanical parts, welding flash, electrical current, fork lift movement/traffic, crane operation.

EOE- Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran