Are you eager to succeed? You are in luck! This nationally based metal production fabrication company located in Fort Wayne, IN, is seeking skilled candidates for an Operations Machine Operator opening.
Sets up and operates jobs on press brake to straighten or bend metal parts to specified dimensions. Also, assists Laser Operator in general operation and set-up of laser cutting machines.
Shift and Compensation
- Pay: $19/hour base + $4 Shift premium: $23/Hour
- Hours: 3rd shift: 11pm-7:30am
Training on first shift 7am-3:30pm for 60 days
- Assists in setting up machines by retrieving and/or loading material onto machine worktable using forktruck and/or overhead crane.
Unloads processed parts and part skeleton off worktable after processing. Lifts off finished parts and places parts into baskets.
Moves material and parts to next operation as designated on router.
Monitors machine visually and audibly to ensure equipment is operating properly. With assistance, activates controls to cut workpiece.
Assists in inspecting first-piece and in-process parts by checking dimensions of part per blueprint using calipers and tape measure. Inspects parts according to C=0 chart. Completes inspection form if required.
Assists in operating punch press machines as needed.
Sets up press brake by examining part blank per blueprint, selecting and positioning dies and programming CNC. Runs first-piece to validate set-up and adjusts die or positions shims as required.
Runs job by lifting manually or by overhead crane and positioning workpiece into bed of machine. Starts ram which presses workpiece into required form.
Monitors forming operation adjusting machine according to material variances.
Performs first piece and in-process inspection by checking dimensions of part per blueprint using calipers, height gage, and square.
Performs routine preventative maintenance and general repairs on press brakes as required.
- 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education & Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Though not necessary, three to six months CNC machine operation experience in manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization.
Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Reasoning Skills: 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.
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 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 required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The noise level in the plant is generally loud.