Punch Press Operator

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Job Openings:  Punch Press Operator             
Shift Available:
S2: Wednesday – Saturday 2:30pm – 1am
(Occasional additional day(s) and overtime expected to support business needs)
Starting Pay Range Depending On Experience and Education: $14.58-$20.50
Shift Differential S2: An additional $0.50 cents per hour on top of base hourly wage
 
The successful candidate for our New Opportunities of Punch Press Operator will operate and set-up a variety of Punch Presses, Feinblank Presses, Conventional Presses and supporting equipment to achieve production of parts to manufacturing component prints.
 
 
Duties:
 
  • Operate all presses in the area.
  • Perform difficult set-ups and change-overs on presses to close and complex tolerances.
  • Monitor output and proper operation of equipment. Makes mechanical and/or program adjustments to ensure parts are meeting quantity and quality requirements as necessary.
  • Conduct regular quality audits of parts produced by measuring and inspecting components to tight tolerances. This includes visual defects, pits, and scratches, die break, die tear, incomplete stamp details and any other specification.
  • Load and unload coils of steel.
  • Operate and clean stock straighteners.
  • Clean and lubricate machines in accordance with manufacturer standards and procedures.
  • Operate CMM and enter CMM data.
  • Fill out and complete all necessary forms and documents.
  • Operate various powered industrial trucks (forklifts, electric pallet jacks).
  • Operate overhead and jib cranes.
  • Perform routine TPM on all required equipment.
  • Prepare recommendations to modify processes to improve productivity and quality.
  • Perform duties of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Operators as necessary.
 
Experience and Education Requirements:
 
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Fineblank and Progressive Die operation and components.
  • Two years formal technical training and one year work experience in manufacturing environment or three years technical job experience with progressively complex machining assignments required, five years preferred.
  • Forklift and crane experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Level 1 and 2 operations in related work area.
  • Advanced machine operation and mechanical knowledge including the ability to set up and change over various types of equipment required.
  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and production systems preferred.
  • Ability to effectively utilize basic shop math skills required.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and write English at a level to effectively utilize and interpret MSDS’s, work instructions, and technical manuals.
  • Advanced inspection and measuring skills required, including knowledge of measuring devices including optical comparators, hardness testers, and height gauges.
  • Basic blueprint reading and computer skills required.
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) required.
  • Demonstrated skills in rate control required.
  • Ability to apply problem sensitivity, critical thinking and decision making skills.
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal relationships, communication and teamwork.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Effectively prioritize and follow through on assignments and projects.
 
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Excellent Benefit Package:  Competitive Compensation, Bonus Plan with Performance Multiplier, 401k Employer Match up to 5%, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Award Winning Wellness Program, PTO, 10 Paid Holidays, Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth with Educational Reimbursement Program, Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discount on Products.  Come be part of the Leatherman Team.  Leave nothing undone . . . . including your career!
 
Core Values:  We thrill our consumers with quality, products and service; We care about each other’s well-being; We share ideas, challenge each other and do the right thing; We respect each other, show humility and grow from our failures; We foster the development of individuals to reach their greatest potential
 
 
Pre-employment background check, drug and alcohol screening is required. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
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