Viewing Job

Cold Header Machine Operator

This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted.
Iwata Bolt USA Inc.
July 9, 2021
102 Iwata Drive, Fairfield, OH
Job Type


SUMMARY: Set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal parts.


  • Read work orders or blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequences of operations for machine setup.
  • Position and move metal wires or workpieces through a series of dies that compress and shape stock to form die impressions.
  • Be able to read micrometer, calipers, head height gauges.
  • Measure and inspect machined parts to ensure conformance to product specifications.
  • Set up, operate, or tend presses and forging machines to perform cold forging by flattening, straightening, cutting or other operations to taper, shape, or form metal.
  • Turn handles or knobs to set pressures and depths of ram strokes and to synchronize machine operations.
  • Install, adjust, and remove dies, synchronizing cams, forging hammers, and stop guides, using overhead cranes or other hoisting devices, and hand tools.
  • Start machines to produce sample workpieces, and observe operations to detect machine malfunctions and to verify that machine setups conform to specifications.
  • Confer with other workers about machine setups and operational specifications.
  • Remove dies from machines when production runs are finished.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by department supervisor, factory manager.


Qualifications/Skills: High School Diploma/equivalent, plus minimum two (2) years’ experience as a machine operator. Must possess critical-thinking skills-using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.  Must possess working knowledge of using micrometers and calipers.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to stoop, bend, reach, etc. as required by the needs of the position. Must be able to lift a minimum 50 pounds manually.

Work Environment: Must be able to work in an environment which uses liquids and solutions needed in the Company’s scope of business (includes using proper PPE).  Reasonable accommodations may be made as necessary. Work Environment: Hot/cold temperatures.

Additional Requirements: Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing requirements (drug-test and back-ground check).

Related Jobs

CNC Machine Operator   3245 Production Drive, Fairfield, OH, Ohio
August 10, 2022
Park Maintenance Technician II   2051 Timberman Road, Hamilton, OH
August 8, 2022
Welder   3501 Symmes Road, Hamilton, Ohio
August 5, 2022
Press Operator   11280 Cornell Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242, Cincinnati (Blue Ash), Ohio
August 3, 2022
Machine Operator   Cincinnati, Ohio
July 28, 2022