Brake Press Operator

Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Posted: 01/04/2022 Employment Type: Skilled Manufacturing Assignment to Hire Industry: Skilled Manufacturing Job Number: 4295256277 Pay Rate: $17.77/ hour

Job Description

Brake Press Operator
Reporting to the Brake Press Manager this role is primarily responsible for the daily setup and operation of press brakes in a just-in-time fabrication shop. The Brake Press Operator may be required to assist other operators as a helper on key work or machines as required.
POSITION   Brake Press Operator
WORK HOURS (SHIFT)   2nd shift (2: 30pm - 11pm)
STARTING PAY   $17 per hour
BENEFITS   Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(K), Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Referral Bonus
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE   High School Diploma or equivalent
Job Responsibilities:
Set up and operate a hydraulic press or punch press for routine established work.
Select correct tooling for the job task with setup documents or supervisor/lead assistance.
Perform assigned work to time standards and quality expectations
Account for time and work completed via online computer data collection system.
Safely operate a forklift to handle materials and completed work.
Make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance.
Report and document basic material, production and quality control issues.
Participate in equipment preventative maintenance at the operator level.
Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades, or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
Position, align, and secure workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.
Position guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct workpieces, using hand tools and measuring devices.
Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
Set stops on machine beds, change dies, and adjust components, such as rams or power presses, when making multiple or successive passes.
Plan sequences of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of workpiece materials.
Mark identifying data on workpieces.
Grind out burrs or sharp edges, using portable grinders, speed lathes, or polishing jacks.
Replace defective blades or wheels, using hand tools.
Remove housings, feed tubes, tool holders, or other accessories to replace worn or broken parts, such as springs or bushings.
Scribe reference lines on workpieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
Turn valves to start flow of coolant against cutting areas or to start airflow that blows cuttings away from kerfs.
Sharpen dulled blades, using bench grinders, abrasive wheels, or lathes.
Thread ends of metal coils from reels through slitters and secure ends on recoilers.
Hand-form, cut, or finish workpieces, using tools such as table saws, hand sledges, or anvils.
Preheat workpieces, using heating furnaces or hand torches.
Hone cutters with oilstones to remove nicks.
Select, clean, and install spacers, rubber sleeves, or cutters on arbors.
Ensure compliance with corporate and plant safety standards.
Other duties as assigned.

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