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“A” Press Operator

SUMMARY

Operates perforating press to, punch metal or plastic, by performing, the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Must be able to set-up die and remove tooling from press in a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company.

Must be able to assist other operators if requested.

Responsible for sharpening punches, as needed.

Must have the ability to operate two (2) presses simultaneously and perform all functions relating to each.

Must be able to keep accurate production records.

Responsible for checking that tooling & material used during production matches all descriptions relating to job card, drawings and/or written specifications.

Must be able to detect:  

  • Severe Bur
  • Mis-Feeds
  • Punch Breakage
  • Overall surface condition of material including rust, waviness, flatness, etc.
  • Out of tolerance dimensional measurements relating to drawings and/or specifications

Must assist in, the loading and unloading of materials and process of changing scrap box.

Starts and stops, press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.

Inspects work pieces for conformance to specifications and adjusts machine to correct errors.

Must be responsible for cleaning and lubricating machines, along with, cleaning around their work area to, promote a safe working environment.

Responsible for maintaining any tools issued by the company.

Responsible for obtaining written sign off from, Foreman prior to running, production quantities.

Reports any problems to Perforating Foreman and/or Lead Person.

Must be able to perform all other job related functions assigned by the company.

Will accept responsibility for any problems resulting from, his/her job related functions.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS

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 and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum of 8th grade education and up to two years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in, one-on-one and small group situations to, customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Must be able to use a ruler, or other measuring devices and to work tolerances of 1/64” of an inch.  Must be able to read a decimal chart. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.