Brake Press Operator

May 10, 2023

Job ID:136043


Job Position: Brake Press Operator

Location: Arden, NC 28704

Pay Rate: $18.00/hr

Shift: 6a-2:30pM-F

Friday Services is seeking to fill a Brake Press Operator position for local manufacturing company located in Arden, NC.

Brake Press Operator Purpose:

The Press Brake Operator will set up and operate power press machines or power break machines to bend, form, stretch, notch, punch or straighten metal plate and structural shapes as specified by blueprints, templates or layouts.

Brake Press Operator Key Responsibilities:

  • Sets stops on machines, changes dies and adjusts components when making passes

  • Installs, aligns and secures holding fixtures to machine bed using gauges, templates, feelers, shims and hand tools

  • Inspects work for defects

  • Measures verifies dimensions using micrometer, template, straight edge and scale

  • Selects and positions die sets into the machine and secures them

  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment and determines when and what kind need to performed

  • Reads blueprints for specifications to determine the dimensions of the product

  • Marks identifying data on workpiece

  • Troubleshoots and corrects operational and quality issues

  • Maintains coolant levels and grease levels in the press break

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Brake Press Operator Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 3+ years of working experience

  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Mathematics

  • Must have fabrication experience