Prince Industries Press Brake Operator - 1st Shift in Batavia, Illinois
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. Hours for this role are Monday - Friday from 6am - 2:30pm.
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.
Performs a variety of tasks by using established guidelines with limited judgement to perform functions of the job.
Daily walk around Press Brake doing a visual inspection of all areas and verify its in a clean working condition.
Check the oil level of the Press Brake and make sure back gages are clean and greased.
Check all electrical equipment and components to be functioning correctly.
Tooling that is being used should be visually inspected, any tool that is cracked or damaged must be moved to the MRB Area.
Requires little supervision.
Trains and/or assists department employees as to machine operation, procedures and safety guidelines.
Visually and dimensionally inspects production parts for any defects and reports defects to
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).
Reads and interprets the Job Traveler for such information as number of workpieces to be machined, job rate, sequence of operation, etc.
Understands and follows Prince Industries quality certifications (i.e. ISO, QS) as relates to position.
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.
Secures all tooling and instruments required (Doc # PQ01F02).
Troubleshoots and makes adjustments to equipment as needed for problem resolution.
Completes necessary job related paperwork to include tags, inspection documents,
production log, etc.
Responsible for maintaining the quality, protection and storage of the completed product (ex: layer packing, rust preventative oils, box weight, etc.).
Identify and recognize necessary tooling required for safe and efficient daily operations. (i.e. drills, work holding, etc..) using ANSI/ISO Tooling Nomenclature.
Proficient in the use of basic inspection equipment.
Able to complete simple machine set up and/or machine adjustments according to print specifications. (ex: remove and/or set tools, 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.
Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged
cutting tools, etc.
Cleans all spills and noticeable grease spots on floor in shop work area.
Positions and secures work-piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.
Works effectively with all department personnel and co-workers in a harmonious and cooperative manner to meet the needs and goals established by the company.
Maintains good housekeeping in work area.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor; may include department transfers to meet production needs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training.
Minimum of 3 or more years machine set up 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.