Punch Press / Cut-Off Machine Operator (Graveyard Shift)

Blount Kansas City , MO 64126

Posted 6 months ago

Work Location : Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)

Functional Area : Manufacturing

Number of Openings : 2

Current Openings : 1.00

Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.

We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.

WORKING LOCATION: Kansas City Blades Manufacturing Plant
4840 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127


Safely set up and cut blanks used to make lawn mower blades. The position requires following and maintaining given specifications throughout this process to produce high quality products for our customers.


Set-up and Operate Ultra High Volume (UHV) Press

  • Perform progressive die and press operations, including setup and removing tooling, troubleshooting and light maintenance of machinery, equipment and tools

  • Monitoring equipment/tooling during production stamping to ensure it is working properly, watching gages, dials, and other indicators

  • Performing quality checks according to documentation

  • Operation of computer systems to input production and test data

  • Train other operators as needed

Physically load and unload parts manually or using proper material handling equipment and techniques

  • Removing and/or installing dies; setting dies to match sample and specifications

  • Loading steel into die or change coiled steel roll as necessary

Locate, read, and understand quality documentation

Complete paperwork for documentation purposes as needed

Understand and maintain relationships in the Manufacturing Department

Assist in keeping machines running, including working in other departments as directed

Follow departmental safety requirements


  • High school diploma or nationally recognized accredited equivalent required

  • Machine Technology courses preferred


  • Previous experience as a metal stamping press operator in a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment is preferred

  • A minimum of one year of experience in a very similar work environment, i.e. assembly, production, manufacturing and in the following areas:

  • Controlling machine and processes by using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes

  • Handling and moving objects by using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning and moving materials and manipulating things

  • Communicating with supervisors or peers to provide information to supervisors or coworkers by telephone, in written form, or in person

  • Inspecting equipment or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects

  • Identifying objects, actions, and events by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, writing and basic math skills are required

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Must be able to work effectively and communicate with others in a team environment

  • Must be able to take initiative, seeking and acting on opportunity to improve the organization's performance

  • Lift/carry up to 35 lbs frequently

  • Stand for duration of 8-hour or 10-hour shift

  • English fluency for safety, training and documentation purposes

  • Stable work history with good employment references

  • Excellent attendance record


  • Must be available to work onsite for the following shift(s):

  • Graveyard Shift: 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday

  • Additional overtime may be necessary to support business needs, reasonable notice will be provided


Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden ("FLAG"); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture ("FRAG"). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON, Carlton, Woods, KOX, SpeeCo, ICS, Pentruder, and Merit. For more information, visit www.blount.com.

Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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