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Blount International, Inc. Die Changeover (Mid Shift) in 104504, Missouri

Die Changeover (Mid Shift)

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Date: Sep 14, 2020


104504, MO, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location : Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)

Functional Area : Manufacturing

Number of Openings : 1

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.

Location address: Blount International, Kansas City Manufacturing: 4840 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127


The successful candidate will be responsible for the support of Press Operations, to maintain a safe workplace, and promote open communication between members of Blount Kansas City.


Perform Die Changeover and Die Maintenance

  • Interpret drawings and sketches related to forming and secondary operations

  • Assemble necessary components per documentation to strict, precision tolerances

  • Sharpen die sections and punches for press operations

  • Add shims as necessary

  • Verify correct die is used per customer specification, as outlined on work order

  • Perform visual inspection to ensure die / die cavities are clean and clear of debris

  • Perform visual inspection to ensure die is not damaged

Performance of Quality Inspections / Verification

  • Take measurements to an accuracy of .001, using precision measuring tools

  • Verify compliance with customer specifications

  • Visually check parts for conformance with quality specified characteristics

  • Identify and appropriately respond to nonconforming parts

  • Complete Die Set-up check sheets

  • Process set-up sheets

Provide support for Die Setters as workload allows

Train others as needed


  • High school diploma or nationally recognized regionally accredited equivalent required

  • Machine technology courses or related experience preferred


  • Mechanical aptitude, writing, and basic math skills required

  • Minimum of one to two years of experience in manufacturing environment, preferably metal manufacturing environment

  • Machine operation experience preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency in using precision measuring tools

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning, customer focus, quality commitment and good relationship skills

  • Demonstration of a high degree of flexibility

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

  • English fluency for safety, training and documentation purposes

  • Stable work history with good employment references

  • Excellent attendance record


  • Must be available to work onsite

  • Mid Shift: 5/10 hour shift: Monday-Friday 4:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

  • 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 manufacturing saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.

Blount’s global manufacturing and distribution footprint includes manufacturing, sales, and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, China, and Europe. Blount offers products under the brand names OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, TISCO®, SpeeCo®, ICS®, and Pentruder. 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.