Prince Industries Batavia , IL 60510
Posted 1 month ago
Prince Industries located in Batavia, IL is currently seeking a Press Brake Operator for our fabrication shop. The Press Brake Operator performs operation for production such as press brake/hardware insertion, milling machines, secondary equipment and grinders, etc. to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic workpieces to specified print. We have openings on both first and second shift.
First Shift: 6am
Second Shift: 2:30pm
$1,000 signing bonus to newly hired candidates.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Understands and observes all necessary safety procedures: safety glasses, shoes, ear protection, machine interlocks, lifting guidelines, etc. as designated in specific work area assigned.
Visually and dimensionally inspects production parts for any defects and reports defects to immediate supervisor.
Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges and other instructed equipment.
Required to use statistical process control techniques.
Reads blueprint for such information as dimensions and tolerances (i.e. GD&T or Manufacturing).
Reads and interprets the Job Traveler for such information as number of workpieces to be machined, job rate, sequence of operation, etc.
Independently perform all job duties of machine operation with little or no instruction required such as: - Machine startup
Adjust tooling to maintain proper sizes
Replace broken or worn tooling
Identify non-functioning safety equipment or unsafe conditions
Conduct daily preventative maintenance checks to include proper coolant levels, filters, fan operation, cleans the machine as needed, etc.
Troubleshoots and makes adjustments to equipment as needed for problem resolution.
Completes necessary job related paperwork to include tags, inspection documents, production log, etc.
Transports finished materials, manually or using pallet jack, to area indicated on the Job Traveler.
Establishes, verifies and maintains the established production rate as indicated on the Job Traveler and reports any discrepancies immediately to department supervisor.
Maintains good housekeeping in work area.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training.
Minimum of 3 or more years machine operation experience in the field or related field.
Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers as needed.
Ability to comprehend and follow oral or written instructions.
Ability to perform intermediate shop math skills and calculations: fraction conversions, divide, multiply, basic right angle trigonometry, percentages, etc.
Knowledge of Prince Industries quality policy and standards.
Basic computer skills to perform job/part inquiry, data collection and input.
Ability to troubleshoot and use problem solving techniques for problem resolution.
Excellent knowledge of machine equipment and tooling requirements.
Familiarity and working knowledge with a variety of the industry's concepts, practices and procedures.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Regularly required to stand, and reach the duration of shift, 8-10 hours.
Frequently required to talk or hear.
Occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend.
Frequently required to perform repetitive or short-cycles work.
Regularly lift, push or pull up to 15 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required.
Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles resulting from metalworking coolants and oils.
The noise level in the work environment is generally loud in which hearing protection is required.
Paid vacation and holidays (9 per year)
Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
Short and Long Term Disability Plans
401(k) Retirement Plan with strong employer match
Company paid life insurance & AD&D
100% tuition reimbursement for job relation classes
Your specific benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years of service with Prince.