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Cincinnati Press Brake Operator - 2nd Shift!!!

Company: Super Steel LLC
Location: Mequon
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSUMMARY OF POSITION:Program, set up and operate hydraulic press brake to form parts to customer requirements to produce a finished product of the highest quality and consistency within tolerances and specifications established by the customer. Responsible for forming parts, loading, unloading machine, moving material in area manually (physical movement) or using overhead crane or forklift.Press brake operator will load and run press brake machines to shape metal to exacting specifications, following precise calculations using their talents for mathematics and measuring.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Daily work duties for Operator vary based on the manufacturing projects they work on and the various metals they use to make items. These core job tasks, however, are common across most work assignments:

  • Shape Metal - Press brake operator will use the press brake to shape multiple types of metal, primarily sheet metal. To do so, the operator will load pieces of metal into the machine for shaping or straightening, aligning, and positioning the material to achieve specific shapes and hold predetermined tolerances / measurements.
  • Maintain Press Brake - Press brake operator will set up and maintain the press brake machine to keep it in good working order. Good housekeeping is an expectation that encompasses the general cleanliness of the press and surrounding area. The storage and cleanliness of the tooling used in the press brake machine.
  • Read Blueprints - Press brake operator must be able to read and follow detailed blueprints and schematics. These prints will be wide in variety and the operator must be able to interpret a variety of symbols, shapes, and measurements. Operator must be able to discern tolerances, and additional information from information boxes provided on the blueprint.
  • Inspect Sheet Metal - Press brake operator will monitor sheet metal as it's being shaped, inspecting pieces of fresh sheet metal for imperfections and overall quality. Operators need to be skilled in the preparation of material to be used on the press brake and able to discern the corrective action to ensure an acceptable finish is produced after operation at the press are finished.
  • Follow Safety Regulations - Press brake operator will follow all company, state, and federal safety regulations. This includes wearing proper protective equipment and keeping their work areas clean and well organized. Operators should have a record of safe operation and safety rule adherence in their work experience. Operators will adhere to all safety protocols listed in the employee handbook.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSPress brake operators need to have the following essential job skills:· Physical fitness - Operator will work with their hands, lifting and moving large pieces of metal, and stand for hours at a time, all of which requires physical strength and stamina.· Analytical thinking - Problem solving is a needed attribute as it will be utilized daily.· Mathematics - Operator will use math skills to read and interpret blueprints that contain precise measurements and use these skills to make the calculations necessary to shape metal to match specific designs, and measurements.· Communication skills - Operator will need the use of verbal communication skills to work in a collaborative environment with other manufacturers and factory workers.· Measuring - Operator will work with multiple measuring tools and make precise measurements using metric and US measuring systems, operators require strong measuring skills to be successful in their adjustments and finish work.· Time management - Operator will use time management skills to work within deadlines and complete tasks efficiently while monitoring quality and safety.Additional Information: Candidates shall have a high school diploma or GED.
    • Candidates must have previous press brake experience.
    • Operators will have no less than 2 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment running a press brake.
    • Some training is provided to press brake operators, but this is not considered an entry-level job. Press brake operators need to have the necessary skills and knowledge to operate the press brake successfully, so training is brief. While in training, press brake operators are closely monitored by shift supervisors and may work with a senior press brake operator before performing tasks alone.PROTECTIVE CLOTHING REQUIRED:The position requires safety glasses & steel toed shoes; occasionally additional safety equipment will be requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear, and use one's hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.

Keywords: Super Steel LLC, Milwaukee , Cincinnati Press Brake Operator - 2nd Shift!!!, Other , Mequon, Wisconsin

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