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Priefert Manufacturing

Press Break Operator
Description:
Priefert is now looking for an experienced press break operator. Must be able to read a tape measure to the 32nd.
Responsibilities:
  • Measure completed work pieces 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, per 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
  • Manually lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular predictable attendance.
  • Must be 25 years old or older.
Essential Abilities:
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
  • The ability to concentrate on a task over a period without being distracted.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work on more than one task at a time
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing conditions
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work effectively with fellow employees
  • Ability to perform repetitive work
Compensation/Benefits
  • Health/Dental/Life/STD-LTD/Accident
  • Vacation/Sick/Paid Holidays/401 (k)
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