Turret Press Operator

Vadnais Heights, MN 55110

Posted: 03/01/2022 Employment Type: Skilled Manufacturing Assignment to Hire Industry: Skilled Manufacturing Job Number: 4295273494 Pay Rate: $20.00/ hour

Job Description


A Competitive Wage
Full Benefit Package(Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Vol Life)
401K Employer Match
Paid Time Off/ Holiday Pay
Gym Reimbursement
Safety Boot and Safety Glasses Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement


To set up Turret machine with the correct tooling to punch metal sheets to customer specifications in an efficient and timely manner.

Using the programs written by Class A or B level Turret Setup & Operators, run program to complete the job according to the customer s specifications.

Comply with safety rules as outlined in Lake Air s Safety Manual and follows safety policies, procedures, rules and work methods.
Promptly reports injuries for timely diagnosis and medical treatment.
Makes practical safety suggestions to support continuous improvements in safety

Verify that parts are properly loaded and that surfaces are properly prepared for fabricating. Confirm machine settings, tooling and/or fixtures are appropriate to the part being run.
Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. Perform routine machine maintenance.
Perform punching over a wide range of materials, diameters and shapes.
Observe machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
To ensure safe and efficient machine operation by performing daily maintenance and minor repairs on machine, observing safety standards, and by notifying supervisor when major repairs are needed
Perform a variety of other production tasks and assist as required. May perform simple, repetitive manual and automated finishing operations.
Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Perform a variety of other production tasks and assist throughout the shop as required.
Adjust work routines to meet scheduling demands.
Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
Comply with the requirements of the ISO Quality Management System and departmental procedures, and work-instructions.
Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
Typically can set up and run a job with no defects or issues.
Ability to use applied knowledge, determine tool position and order to maximize machine efficiency, adjust ram strokes and material stop gauges etc.
Demonstrated established knowledge and skill in performing set-ups and operating machines.
Experience programming a Turret Press.
Specialized understanding and skill requires performing more complex machine set-up and adjustments.
Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
Consistently sets up and runs a job with no defects or issues.
Routine and preventive maintenance.
Other responsibilities as required.

Knowledge of
Reading, comprehension, problem-solving and math skills normally associated with completion of the 12th grade in school
Knowledge and ability to use all needed equipment and supplies
Identifying quality and non-conforming products
Manufacturing environment and how product flows

Skills in
Reading and following written procedures
Reading blueprints and performing all necessary measurements
Quickly and efficiently completing jobs with very few rejects
Perform the most complex operations without assistance
Set-up and run a job without assistance and few or no resets
Candidates should be well organized and goal-oriented with a clear focus on quality, safety, efficiency and team-work. Must be dependable and have a positive attitude with the willingness to learn. Daily
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