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Press Brake Operator

2nd Shift, Clarence, NY, Full-Time, $21-27/hour (BOE)

Job Summary

Sets up and operates press brakes. Utilizes total length of brake and various tools to form shapes in sheet metal per blueprints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate brakes and associated machinery to meet production requirements.
  • Gather, preset, and install proper tooling and fixtures.
  • Run first piece and assure conformance to drawing.
  • Inspect all parts as required by process sheet and drawings, using all types of precision measuring instruments, including coordinate measuring device.

Non-Essential Duties

  • Document inspection data and procedures
  • Check tooling wear and change as needed.
  • Monitor production processes at appropriate intervals to ensure continued part compliance.
  • Coordinate with programming to flat pattern layout.
  • Determine with Quality Control in-process inspection requirements, gauging and measuring devices.
  • Monitor production to ensure conformance with process sheet and time standards.
  • Monitor machine maintenance for lubrication, guarding and cleanliness.
  • Assist others with processing, methods, and work habits to maintain maximum efficiency.
  • Monitor scrap and rework.
  • Assist in design of special tooling and fixtures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Reads and interprets complex drawings/blueprints to produce acceptable parts.
  • Ability to independently set up tooling.
  • Strong computer literacy and math aptitude.
  • Able to follow directions precisely and perform repetitive tasks.

Experience and Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2-3 years of experience operating and setting up press brakes in the sheet metal industry.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.

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