RCM Industries, Inc.
  • Rutherfordton, NC, USA
  • 15.00-17.50 + shift differential
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


This position involves operating automatic die casting cells required to produce quality die cast parts. A Trim Operator demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to maintain the operation of a trim press machine and meet the following essential functions of the job.

Reports to Die Cast Manager



  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent


  • 1 to 3 Years of experience in die casting and/or operating machinery

Requirements and Certifications

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Forklift truck experience is a plus
  • Demonstrate mathematical skills such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to read, write and understand work instructions and visual drawings
  • Demonstrate strong attention to details
  • Ability to work independently and in a team


  • Onsite attendance and the ability to stand for the duration of the shift are essential functions of this position.
  • Trimming, inspecting and packing castings produced in automatic cell.
  • Communicate problems to supervisor.
  • Notify supervisor of any safety hazards.
  • Assist Quality Control as needed to sort parts.
  • Perform general housekeeping in plant.
  • Startup of die cast machine, trim press, robot and all ancillary equipment.
  • Properly shut down of die cast machine, trim press, robot and all ancillary equipment.
  • Move robot to home position and reset program; Place robot in manual mode and manually manipulate robot using joy stick.
  • Assist in set-up of die cast or trim tooling.
  • Perform minor maintenance work on machine using proper tools (polishing, clean parting line, etc.)
  • Record and complete all documentation needed for work cell. (Flip Charts, check sheets, etc.)
  • Record downtime and scrap into Shot Scope system.
  • Inspect, identify and contain defective materials for quality review.
  • Read, understand and perform quality check requirements as specified in visual aids.
  • Perform initial start-up of a die for first piece.
  • Relieve automatic casting operators or manual operators when required.
  • Understand the basic operation of all die casting machines and related equipment.
  • Assist in changing plunger tip.
  • Practice good Housekeeping and maintain work cell clean.
  • Participate in safety activities and initiative according to Company rules.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
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