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Press Brake Operator

Personnel Services Cat Spring, TX
  • Expired: 19 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

This company could be your road to success in the commercial and industrial sheet metal fabrication. Apply now for a position as PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR.

With this company, you could become a force to be recognized within the fabrication industry. Apply now to become a PRESS BRAKE OPERATOR.

Monday - Thursday

7: 30 am - until job is complete


• Operate the Press brake Machines and support the production team by assembling parts,

• operating machinery, punching or sawing of metal products as instructed by supervisors.

• Produce a variety of parts, all of which must meet the dimensional specifications of the mechanical engineered drawings.

• Operate the Haco/Atlantic Press Brake and other machinery used in the production process or

• assist other machine operators.

• Select proper punches and dies based on material thickness and type.

• Set up tooling, and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.

• Determine if tools are undamaged and in safe condition for use.

• Work in a fast paced environment with fast changing priorities.

• Keep work area clean and organized.

• Follow all company rules and policies.

• Follow all safety rules and quality standards.

• Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.

• Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.

• Prepare product for shipment.

• Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually up to 60 pounds, or

• by using a hoist.

• Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.

• Uphold all ISO and OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above.

• Consistently produce usable product that meets the dimensional specifications of the

mechanical engineered drawings.


• High School diploma or GED is required.

• 2 + yrs. Of experience operating and programming a Haco/Atlantic Press brake or similar press brake machine required.

• Solid background working with sheet metal. Knowledge of tooling and tool maintenance.

• Proven measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills.

• Ability to distinguish material types including Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Copper and Brass.

• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

• Ability to multitask and prioritize in an effective way.

• Candidate has to be a strong Team player.

• Candidate has to be reliable. Regular attendance is required.

• Ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision while meeting all product quality requirements.

• Ability to read a tape measure and Caliper.

• Ability to read blueprints and a knowledge of engineered specified tolerances. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds.

* Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
* Examine completed work-pieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
* Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
* Load work-pieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
* Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.
* Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
* Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
* Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades, or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
* Clean and lubricate machines.
* Position, align, and secure work-pieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.
* Scribe reference lines on work-pieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
* Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.
* Adjust ram strokes of presses to specified lengths, using hand tools.
* Place work-pieces on cutting tables, manually or using hoists, cranes, or sledges.
* Position guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct work-pieces, using hand tools and measuring devices.
* Thread ends of metal coils from reels through slitters and secure ends on recoilers.
* Turn valves to start flow of coolant against cutting areas or to start airflow that blows cuttings away from kerfs.
* Set stops on machine beds, change dies, and adjust components, such as rams or power presses, when making multiple or successive passes.
* Lubricate work-pieces with oil.
* Replace defective blades or wheels, using hand tools.
* Mark identifying data on work-pieces.
* Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
* Plan sequences of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of work-piece materials.
* Hand-form, cut, or finish work-pieces, using tools such as table saws, hand sledges, or anvils.
* Grind out burrs or sharp edges, using portable grinders, speed lathes, or polishing jacks.
* Remove housings, feed tubes, tool holders, or other accessories to replace worn or broken parts, such as springs or bushings.
* Sharpen dulled blades, using bench grinders, abrasive wheels, or lathes.
* Hone cutters with oil-stones to remove nicks.
* Select, clean, and install spacers, rubber sleeves, or cutters on arbors.
* Preheat work-pieces, using heating furnaces or hand torches.
* Clean work area.
* Operate forklifts to deliver materials.

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Cat Spring, TX