The Press Brake Operator sets up and operates computer numerical control machines and manual machines to fabricate parts. The Press Brake Operator loads parts in the machine, cycles machine and detects malfunctions in machine operations, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. The position runs production lots, communicates with co-workers regarding production runs, and maintains a safe, organized and clean work environment.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Break down top level drawings.
- Program parts.
- Build prototype units.
- Layout blank sizes.
- Calculate circumference.
- Determine best use of material.
- Load and run programs.
- Calculate bend radius.
- Blueprint reading.
- Reading and applying decimal charts.
- Using dial calipers and other inspection gauges.
- Die handling and safety.
- Performing preventive maintenance procedures.
- Tolerance specifications.
- Press Brake Setup and Operation
- Laser Operation and Programming
- 3 Foot Brake
- Band Saw
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The position requires frequent lifting, pushing, and pulling objects that are 85 pounds or heavier with assistance.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Sunday through Thursday, 9:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
No travel is expected for this position.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum one year of related experience in setup and operation.
Preferred Education and Experience
Two or more years of related experience in setup and operation.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.