Die Setter MS IV (WEEKEND) Shift

Work Location: Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)   

Functional Area: Manufacturing 

Number of Openings: 3 

Current Openings: 3.00 


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.


Location address: 4840 E 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64127



The successful candidate will be responsible for reading and understanding work orders to completed formed blades, inspect sample parts and adjust setup as required to ensure products meet customer specifications.



Preparation of Forming Dies Installation

  • 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
  • Install tooling as specified and stage die for installation

Press Set-up and Die Installation

  • Verify ram, bolster and die are clean, clear of scrap and burrs, and undamaged
  • Ensure accessories are removed for the die as needed
  • Install die /die assembly
  • Adjust and set final height requirements and verify clearance

Performance of Quality Inspections / Verification

  • Take measurements to an accuracy of .001, using precision measuring tools
  • Verify compliance with customer specifications
  • Visually check parst for conformance with quality specified characteristics
  • Identify and appropriately respond to nonconforming parts

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 year of relevant experience
  • 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 for the following shift(s):

Weekend Shift - 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday - Sunday

  • Overtime may be required according to business needs upon giving reasonable notice.
  • Available to work on site as required by job


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.  It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law. 


During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.  This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.



Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 43,000.00
per Year
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Kansas City, MO 64101, US