CNC Press Brake Operator

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

Responsible for the daily setup and operation of a CNC controlled press brake using state of the art Wila tooling in a fabrication shop with some assistance provided. May be required to assist other operators as a helper on other machines as required. This is a cross functional position within the Sheet Metal department.

· Set up and operate a hydraulic press for routine established work

· Select correct tooling for the job task with setup documents or supervisor/lead assistance

· Load, install and correctly set up the tools required with some assistance from supervisor/lead

· Must read and understand layouts, job packets and blue prints for parts being fabricated, even if it is a repeat job. This includes understanding of dimensions and tolerances of finished parts

· Perform assigned work to time standards and quality expectations

· 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

· Participate in press and tooling preventative maintenance at the operator level

· Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Incumbent shall have a strong metal press forming and basic fabrication background as well as basic knowledge and understanding of fabrication, hydraulic press and/or punch operations including basic set up. A minimum of two years’ experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly desired. Must be competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools while demonstrating competency in basic shop math.

Preferred Skills

• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

• Ability to stand for 8 hours per day

• Routine bending and squatting to get parts off pallets and return finished parts to pallet

• Ability to follow directions

• Basic ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawing aids

• Ability to work with various types of metal forming constraints with guidance

• Ability to operate a forklift

• Flexible and responsive with a strong teamwork orientation

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• Desire to learn new skills and improve technical knowledge

• Strong orientation toward continuous improvement

• Ability to work well in a fast paced environment to meet team expectations

• Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed

• Ability to work around moving machines, equipment safely

• Ability to use hands and arms

• Strong work ethic

• Ability to work in cold/hot work environment and concrete floors

Work Environment:

A warehouse setting with concrete floors may also be presented. The temperature will vary with the seasons (hot/cold). The use of stairs may be necessary, yet an elevator is available. The noise level is loud.

Location: Frederick, MD
Position Type: Full-time
HR Contact: Cindy Malone
Hours/Week: 40 hours/Monday-Friday

Applications Accepted By: Equipment Development Co., Inc

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Equipment Development Co., Inc
Attn: Cindy Malone
100 Thomas Johnson Drive
Frederick, MD 21702-4600