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Set Up Technician 1st Shift

Mesa, Arizona Contract Job ID: 2110140580
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech is currently seeking a Set up Technician in Mesa, AZ
We are seeking a qualified individual to fill the role of Machine Operator/Set-Up Technician that will be responsible for set up, maintenance, trouble shooting and operation of transfer press which produces the components used to make bullets. This position is only for experienced transfer press set up technicians who can start working on the transfer press immediately without training (beyond learning what is specific to our cups).

  • Understand the requirements listed on the job order for a given part.
  • Gather and keep organized the tooling needed for all jobs.
  • Remove tooling from the machine from the previous job.
  • Install and adjust the tooling needed for the next job.
  • Troubleshoot the machine and tooling for proper operation.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of the press and tooling.
  • Complete first article paperwork at the beginning of each job.
  • Perform regular quality inspections during production run.
  • Document quality inspections on the appropriate forms.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment.
  • Report on materials needed for machine such as lube, tooling and production supplies.
  • Perform tasks requested by supervisor or management.
  • Work well with other employees.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work environment.
  • Inspect and separate good vs. bad  or defective product
  • Packing of product
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Mechanical ability and a general understanding of tools, machines and metal forming.
  • Proficient working knowledge related to this role such as tooling, maintenance, press operations and production operations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with other employees, maintenance personnel and supervisors.
  • Ability to work with others as a team committed to the goal of our mutual success.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude within work environment at all times.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an industrial environment, preferably ammunition related 
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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