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Press Brake Operator

Company: Standard Sheet Metal Works
Location: Peoria
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Standard Sheet Metal Benefits!

  • Our company offers health benefits that are unmatched anywhere in the industry. Health, Vision, Dental, and Prescription is offered to the employee and dependents at no cost plus a small yearly deductible.
  • Pension benefits and a company annuity are provided to the employee.
  • Seven paid holidays
  • Clean, well lit , safe, laid back and relaxed work environment
  • Overtime is not mandatory but available
  • Flexible work shifts
  • Pay is calculated at an hourly rate and is determined based on skill and ability.

    We are hiring for 1st and 2nd shift.

    • 1st shift is 6:00am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday. Overtime available.
    • 2nd shift is 3:30pm - 2:00am, Monday - Thursday.

      The Press Brake Operator sets up and operates the press brake to form metallic parts to dimensional specifications by performing the following duties:
      Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      • Reads job routings and blueprints for product specifications such as material, dimensions and tolerances, checks documentation for templates or fixtures information for tooling requirements, determines sequence of operation and proper die selections.
      • Selects positions and secures tooling and dies.
      • Checks stock or part to ensure proper squareness, flatness, general condition and gage.
      • Calibrates the gaging system and determines whether blocks or fingers are required.
      • Keys information into the CNC system.
      • Positions stock or part in the press and initiates bending/forming sequence and observes operation of the machine.
      • Checks formed part angles, length, width and radius dimensions with appropriate measuring tools.
      • Checks formed part for cracks, die marks, laminating and proper bend directions.
      • Initiates adjustments and shims die if required to meet product specifications and acquires first piece inspection approval.
      • Produces balance of parts required following appropriate batch sorting and inspection procedures.
      • Records time and piece count and verifies accuracy of shop routing estimates and piece count order requirements.
      • Maintains excellent attendance to eliminate production disruptions.

        Marginal Functions

        • Be able and willing to work with others to gather information which would aid in performing this position successfully.
        • Be able to learn and do other tasks, both related and unrelated to this position.
        • Performs other duties as assigned.

          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions related to this position.
          Education and/or Experience
          Three to six months related work experience or training on the job with a qualified person who has performed this function and has a thorough knowledge of the equipment and its total functions.
          High School education or equivalent.
          Language Skills

          • Ability to read, understand and interpret blue print drawings.
          • Ability to read, understand and interpret measuring devices such as rulers, tape measurers, combination squares, protractors, and calipers, in metric and English.
          • Ability to read and interpret documents such as company routing sheets, inspection reports, rules, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals in English.

            Mathematical Skills

            • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
            • Ability to convert metric/English units of measure.

              Reasoning Ability
              Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
              Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
              None required at the present time.
              Physical Demands
              The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
              While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand. The employee frequently requires the use of hands to finger, handle or touch objects or controls to operate the equipment to produce parts. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb stairs and ladders, and reach above the shoulders. The employee must be able to speak and hear normally with or without correction devices. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The position must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds properly and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. The employee must practice safe machine shop habits and be aware of all safety rules and regulations. Wearing safety glasses and other required personal protective equipment in the shop is mandatory and safety shoes should also be worn.
              Work Environment
              The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
              While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
              This description does not list all the duties of the job that may be required. Other duties may be assigned by supervision as conditions dictate. Evaluation of job performance will be based, in part, on the results achieved in the tasks listed in this job description. Standard Sheet Metal has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job described is not a contract to employment for any current or future employee and may be eliminated at any time, for any reason.
              You should be proficient in:

              • Machine Setups for Production Runs
              • Blueprint Reading
              • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
              • Excellent Communication Skills
              • Shop Math Skills

                Machines & technologies you'll use:

                • Press Brake

Keywords: Standard Sheet Metal Works, Peoria , Press Brake Operator, Other , Peoria, Illinois

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