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Amelia, OH

Salary: $10-15/hour DOE
Date Posted: September 18, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 256864

Job Description

Press Brake Operator (Metal Fabrication & Finishing Company)

1st Shift | Full-Time | Monday – Friday | 6:45am - 3:30 pm|

The Press Brake Operator position safely performs set up and forming for a variety of organizational manufacturing needs.


Essential duties and Functions:


·          Operate press brake machine

·          Run bend and forming operations using standard and custom punches. 

·          Use a CNC controller to input information into machine

·          Adjust ram and back gauge locations per process control instructions

·          Checks height, depth and thickness using calipers as well as other instruments

·          Perform complex programming using all features of the press brake

·          Program the CNC to produce new parts meeting specifications

·          Perform spot inspections of parts

·          Set up light gauge metal

·          Configure bend allowances for sheet metal (stainless, aluminum & regular steel

·          Perform 1st piece and in-process inspections

·          Read drawings and blueprints

·          Must be able to lift up to 50#

·          May work at other stations as production needs require


Knowledge / Skills / Expertise / Requirements


·          High school diploma or equivalent

·          4-5 years’ experience running /operating a press brake in fabrication environment preferred

·          Must be able to problem solve and make adjustment to press brake

·          Experience working in a job shop environment a plus

·          Ability to read and interpret manufacturing blueprints

·          Knowledge and familiarity with various measuring equipment

·          Must be able to work the hours necessary in order to achieve the goals of the company

·          Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently

·          Positive attitude and the ability to work well with others

·          Self-motivated