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Press Brake Operator- 2nd Shift

Company: Activar
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION PURPOSE:
This position is responsible for operating a power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars according to job specifications. The Press Brake Operator accurately and efficiently completes orders to established procedures and quality standards.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
- Operate machines to ensure the highest quality of production is achieved.
- Perform fabricating operations of sheet metal products according to specifications.
- Position work manually and align layout marks to dies, including changing dies as required per order specifications.
- Make adjustments/align per order specifications on machines.
- Inspect work for conformance to job specifications, using rule, square, or templates.
- Review daily manufacturing functions and job orders to ensure awareness of requirements.
- Obtain necessary materials and tools required to achieve expected run rates.
- Ensure the safe operation of equipment.
- Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
- Report immediately to supervisor/lead/manager any and all problems, which may affect safety, equipment, tooling, and/or quality.
- Maintain full working knowledge of all processes.
- Ensure a clean and organized work environment.
- Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner in accordance with company guidelines.
- Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
- Tenacity in overcoming obstacles while maintaining productive and positive working relationships.
- Ability to execute in a rapidly changing fast paced environment that requires strong team work.
- Understanding of all tools, gages, equipment, and other various instruments used to perform position.
- Basic ability to understand blue prints, schematics, and instrumentation diagrams.
- Skill in performing accurate arithmetic functions involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; using decimals, percentages, fractions, and ratios.
- Basic mechanical principles of machine setups, operations, and materials.
- General knowledge of sheet metal fabricating and assembly practices.
- Some knowledge with programming is necessary for operation and calibration.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required:
--- Two plus years of experience in a relevant manufacturing setting.
--- Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.

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 sit, stand, and walk throughout the building. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift up to 60 pounds and move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee may be required to work with hazardous materials. The employee may be exposed to hot surfaces, hot air, electrical hazards, and flames. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with moving machinery and occasionally in outside weather.

Keywords: Activar, Eden Prairie , Press Brake Operator- 2nd Shift, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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