Press Brake Operator

  • 455 Allegheny Blvd, Franklin, PA 16323, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

A Sheet Metal Operator is responsible for knowledge of machines and tools including their design, uses, repair and maintenance as they relate to the sheet metal cutting and bending/forming functions.

A Sheet Metal Operator is required to have knowledge of blueprints to determine required cutting and forming methods and equipment. Must be able to interpret prints and be able to verify conformance of finished product to the print.

Must be able to lay out, position and form parts, components or structures. according to specifications. A Sheet Metal Operator may use lasers for cutting sheet metal, press punches and press brakes for forming and bending. May operate rolls for forming and spot-welder for joining sheet metal.

An Operator will also be responsible for his/her safety and the safety of those around him/her. This will include a clean workstation before/during/after daily production.

  • Job Duties:
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Read blueprints – analyze drawings and specifications to plan layout, cutting, bending/forming operations
  • Perform bending/forming techniques over a lengthy time span
  • Be able to use spot or tack welding techniques
  • Be comfortable with reading micrometers and calipers
  • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
  • Maintain appropriate records, reports
  • Clean work area
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Job Skills/Abilities:
  • Use of press brake, laser and punch press equipment
  • Push/pull 40 lbs of materials
  • Use of hand tools
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Be able to bend, stretch, twist or reach
  • Be mechanically inclined
  • Self-motivated (independent)
  • 8 hour shift (some overtime may be required)
  • Dirty environment
  • Noisy environment
  • Some temperature extremes
  • Repetition Lifting and carrying 20-50 pounds
  • Frequent standing
  • Frequent bending, kneeling, and reaching
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Pushing and pulling of materials
  • Be able to bend, stretch, twist, and reach
  • Repetitive motion with one or both hands
  • Good hand/eye coordination

Job Type: Full-time

Additional Information

Special Working Conditions:

1. 8-Hour shifts (overtime may be required at times)

2. Dirty and noisy environment

3. Some temperature extremes

4. Frequent standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, bending, stretching, and twisting

5. Repetitive motion with one or both hands