Press Technician - Development
Meier Tool & Engineering, Inc.

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

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Meier Tool & Engineering, Inc., which is part of the Cretex Medical family of companies, manufactures high-precision metal stampings and sub-assemblies for the medical device industry. We are a growing company and this year we will be moving into our brand new facility in Brooklyn Park, MN. Learn more how we are impacting lives daily at and

What is it Like to Work at Meier?

We value the contributions of our employees and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. Meier pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package while offering a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement. Check out all Meier can offer you as a valued team member.

Press Technician - Development Position Summary:

In this role you will be responsible for setting up and operating presses used in the manufacture of precision stamped prototype components and working directly with toolmakers during the development process.

Press Technician - Development Responsibilities:

  • Single stage stamping press as well as other equipment used in the manufacture of precision stamped components
  • Accurately load parts into fixtures for laser and robotic operations and/or single stage press equipment
  • Troubleshoot the machine and investigates machine issues during production runs
  • Perform visual and measurement inspections and accurately documents the results
  • Follow manufacturing and quality procedures and complies to the documented requirements
  • Use microscope or visual equipment on a regular basis to visually inspect parts
  • Willingness to cross-train in multiple manufacturing areas
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve

Press Technician - Development Position Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment running machining equipment
  • Ability to set up and run stamping presses
  • Ability to read a progression strip
  • Ability to comprehend and follow work instructions, SOP's and training documents, including the ability to create and document new processes
  • Ability to use hand tools such as a micrometer, pin gauge, caliper and dial indicator
  • Ability to troubleshoot and maintain equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Excellent shop math skills to include fractions, decimals, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Basic understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Ability to take direction from the area lead or supervisor
  • Ability to provide input to the area lead and participate in department meetings
  • Ability to cross train in other areas of production when required
  • Knowledge of theory of cutting and forming principles in the stamping process
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Dexterity and hand and eye coordination
  • Strong problem-solving skills
Physical & Environmental Demands:

Cretex Companies use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process. Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.

Meier Benefits:

As a Cretex Medical company, Meier offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. Meier also offers a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay. Meier also offers company specific benefits such as:
  • Operational Excellence appreciation Lunches
  • Volunteer Activities
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Flu Vaccination Clinics
  • Wellness Program

Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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