Employee Appreciation Cookout

We held an employee appreciation cookout on May 24, 2022 and celebrated with a catered meal of hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings. We want to THANK all of our employees for their contribution to the success of Truform. Thanks to each of YOU!

Multi-Crafted Maintenance Technician

Truform Manufacturing

We are seeking a Multi – Crafted Maintenance Technician (Afternoon-Shift) to join our team!

Position Summary: A multi-crafted maintenance technician that can troubleshoot and repair all types of production equipment. Experience working on progressive stamping presses, resistance weld cells, automated robotic cells and high speed assembly equipment is a definite asset.

Qualifications required:

  • Technical associates degree or equivalent
  • High school diploma required
  • 5 years experience working as a troubleshooter and repair person in a production environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to read and interpret reference manuals and other technical data supplied in order to configure / install items such as sensors, motion controllers, motor drives, smart motors, HMI screens, etc.
  • Ability to read ladder logic and troubleshoot programable logic controlled circuits.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair robot and resistance weld tooling.
  • Ability to diagnose and make repairs to automated equipment.
  • Ability to safely work on 480 volt electric circuits, pneumatics and hydraulics required.
  • Ability to fabricate / repair parts & components as necessary to keep production equipment running.
  • Ability to drive fork lift and operate remote control overhead cranes.
  • Ability to reteach positions on robotic MIG cells.
  • Ability to train junior personnel.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to participate in 5S and Kaizen projects.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot mechanical stamping presses, coil feeders, scrap conveyors, resistance weld cells, automated assembly turntables, vibratory bowl fed systems, robot arc weld assembly cells, overhead cranes, compressors etc.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance activities throughout the plant
  • New equipment installation and start up
  • Minor rigging using fork truck and crane
  • Assist as required with new project team during automation start ups
  • Works on improvement projects as assigned
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Works within all areas of Truform/AHT with the ability to effectively communicate ideas, problems and solutions
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt and apply knowledge in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet customer expectations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to read and write English
  • Performance shall be within the guidelines of the company’s policies and procedures
  • Willingness to work overtime as required (including weekends)
  • Other duties as assigned 

Success factors/job competencies:

  •  Excellent troubleshooter
  • Driven to solve issues and make improvements
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be a motivated self-starter and able to work unsupervised 

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to work in heat and cold and in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to operate man lift and work at heights.

Performance standards:

  • 90-day probationary period
  • Annual review

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401K, holidays, vacations and more.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation based upon skill and ability

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Journeyman Tool & Die Maker

Truform Manufacturing is looking for a Journeyman Tool & Die Maker to join our team!

Position Summary: A  Journeyman Tool & Die maker required the ability to troubleshoot and repair dies while in the press and/or perform die removal and repair work on the bench.  The goal is to minimize down-time and optimize production levels and part quality.  This would involve the repair and maintenance of progressive, transfer and blanking dies.

Qualifications required:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Minimum 12 months of machine tool technology training or equivalent experience
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience with metal stamping dies
  • Experience welding common steel and tooling steel is required
  • Ability to operate tool room equipment (Mills, Lathes, Surface Grinders, etc.)
  • Automotive stamping experience is preferred
  • Must be able to read blueprints and use necessary measuring devices to make or modify existing tooling
  • Must perform complex machine work involved with the manufacture of gauging, fixtures and tooling to support manufacturing and engineering functions
  • Ability to troubleshoot progressive dies in a manufacturing environment
  • Must work to close tolerances ensuring quality workmanship on all tool, gages and fixtures
  • Must work closely with Engineering to ensure all equipment builds are built to exact specifications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must have ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Ability to troubleshoot progressive tooling problems and recommend solutions
  • Ensure tooling is able to produce parts to print requirements
  • Maintain inventory of perishable tooling, springs, fasteners and supplies in the T&D area
  • Must make recommendations to continuously improve the company’s equipment, tool gages and fixtures
  • Must make sure tools are sharpened and tools are in good working condition before being placed on shelf or in tool drawer.
  • Must repair or request replacement parts as needed
  • Provide training and support to less experienced tool makers
  • 5S experience in maintaining a clean and organized work area
  • Must operate all machinery, tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • Must wear all required PPE
  • Other duties as assigned

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Driven to solve issues and make improvements
  • Must work well in a team environment, posses excellent organizational skills and have a positive attitude
  • Must be a motivated self-starter and able to work unsupervised 

Physical demands and work environment:

  • Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds, climb stairs and stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in heat and cold and in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have fine motor skills to manipulate small objects
  • Must be able to bend, squat and twist
  • Must be able to work in a loud environment with ear protection

Performance standards:

  • 90-day probationary period
  • Annual review

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401K, holidays, vacations and more.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Drug Free Workplace

Truform Manufacturing is an E-verify employer Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Compensation based upon skill and ability

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Perfect Attendance Winners – January

Congratulations to the 11 winners of the perfect attendance award for the month of January 2022!

L to R: Larry Baker, Norma Weatherspoon, Kimberly Scales, Justin Talley, James Weatherspoon, Nick Schmittou, Brian Carter, Tim Claxton, BJ Slater, Anita Paris, and Cheryl Barnes