Brake Adjuster Job Description Sample
Press Brake Operator (1St & 2Nd Shift)
The Press Brake Operator is responsible for operating the power press, power brake, apron brake, swaging machine, foot-powered press, hydraulic press, or arbor press according to specifications. The operator will set stops on machine bed and adjust components when making multiple or successive passes. The Press Brake Operator will also install, align, and secure gears, holding fixtures, dies to machine bed, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools. The operator is also responsible for measuring material and verifying dimensions and weight, using micrometer, template, straightedge, and scale.
1-3 years of Press Brake Experience required.
General knowledge of crane operation and ancillary lifting devices.
Working knowledge of general computer programs strongly preferred.
Previous experience with precision instruments preferred.
Detail oriented with ability to inspect material for quality conformance through the use of measuring devices and drawings.
Press Brake Set-Up Operator
Job Description: or Purpose
Responsible for the set-up and operating Press Brake Machines. Works with other Press Brake Operators to ensure proper set-ups are completed efficiently and safely.
Duties and Responsibilities
Set-up Press Brake machines. Participates in hands-on production operation to include all aspects of the press brake department such as safety, quality, productivity and efficiencies.
Use a CNC controller to input parameter information into the press brake.
Perform the necessary programming effectively using all features of the press brake.
Prioritize Press Brake set-up for the daily output of order completion based on daily production schedules.
Ensure all necessary press brake tooling, packaging and materials are available and pre-staged at time of set-up.
Coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the Press Brake set-up process.
Operate press brake to meet and fulfill customer orders
Train press brake operators on set-up and safety procedures. Create work instructions and procedures for effective and efficient press brake set-up.
Store all training documents, work instructions and procedures in the system.
Work directly with Production Control to analyze production schedules, cost detail sheets and other records and reports in order to evaluate job performance and ensure reporting is accurate and jobs are being set-up in accordance with customer requirements.
Identify and resolve barriers to meet productivity expectations.
Participate in all continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing activities.
Perform daily checks to verify accuracy of reporting by Press Brake Operators.
Identify Press Brake tooling and keep in an organized manner for efficient retrieval.
Perform all routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures.
Technical Skills & Abilities
Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints.
Ability to configure bend allowances for sheet metal.
Experience in adjusting ram settings of the press brake and back guage locations per the process control and blue print requirements.
Ability to use inspection equipment including calipers, micrometers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
A High School Diploma or GED is Required
3 years' experience in press brake set-up
Experience using CNC controls.
Experience in working with tight tolerances and light gage materials.
Basic understanding of GD&T
Understanding and usage of machine codes and the ability to follow and interpret the logical flow of the program file.
Experience in set-up of Wysong and Beyeler Press Brake Machines
Press Brake Operator
Position Purpose: Set up and operate all sizes of press brakes to perform a wide variety of forming, notching, bending and punching operations on a diversified line of work.
1.Set up dies and gauges, adjust ram stroke to form materials to proper angle to capacity of machine at the Covrad GT Iron Ridge facility
2.Determine sequence of multiple pass operations to make required bends on complicated sections
3.Make set-ups for forming special shapes having single or compound radii and angle requirements.
4.Set up fixed and adjustable punching dies and gauges for multiple and series punching.
5.Work from drawings, pattern, templates and specifications
6.Use scale, protractor, dividers, radii gauges, etc
7.Proceed with minimum supervision and instruction.
Education and Experience:
1.High School Diploma or GED required
2.Be able to work from blue prints
3.Ability to use measuring devices such as ruler, square, dial caliper and micrometer
1.Requires standing at work station for at least 8 hours per day.
2.Considerable physical effort working with average or heavy weight materials, and/or tools or difficult work positions for sustained periods of time
3.Ability to lift and maneuver parts up to 50 pounds
Machine Operator I/Press Brake
RESPONSIBILITY LEVEL: Set-upequipment, tooling and controls. Operate machine to fabricate specified sheetmetal parts within very close tolerances.
In addition to the duties and/or responsibilities of Machine Operators II & III, perform the following:
Obtain route sheet from set up person or Supervisor.
Verify its information, making corrections as necessary.
Work from blue prints, set up book and die sheets.
Determine correct starting points and sequence of bends for indicated operations.
Determine from blue print drawing, length of dies needed for type of bend, and position dies in machine.
Check die specified for material suitability for material thickness.
Set shut height with crank, set controls and adjust or change fingers as required.
Set stops and adjust to compensate as required for variations in material and preceding operations.
Position piece parts to stops and perform the prescribed sequence of operations to bend, form, and flatten, etc., to numerous sizes and thicknesses of sheet metal.
Periodically check work for dimension, squareness, angular dimensions.
Submit work for inspection by quality control.
To perform this job successfully, individual must be ableto perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability required.
Must have press brake experience.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints with 3-dimensional drawings, where some dimensions have to be calculated.
Use of decimals, fractions, scales, additions, subtraction, multiplication.
Familiarity with and understanding of sheet metal stretches related to material thickness and angular dimensions.
The physical demands describedhere are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfullyperform the essentialfunctions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions. Very repetitive work. On feet80 percent of time. Continuous pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying of heavyand/or bulky sheet metal parts required. Weight amounts may vary from 5 poundsto 50 pounds, any amount over 50 pounds requires physical or mechanical help. Rotating of upper body to lift, move and positions partsto and from machine and completed parts bin. Repetitive motion of hands,wrists, elbows and shoulders. Ability to reach overhead, above shoulder and/orchest level to place parts and dies in machine. Concentrated mental attentionrequired to perform calculations and set up machine. Continuous visual demandto position parts in machine safely and efficiently. Mental/visual attentionrequired to perform set-up. Must be able to recognize machine difficultiesquickly and take action to stop machine.
Press Brake Operator (2Nd Shift)
Eaton located in Fayetteville, NC has an opening for a Press Brake Operator on 2nd Shift
Perform work from manufacturing information, bills of material, written and/or oral instructions.
Set up and operate: press brakes, Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) shear, numerical controlled turret press to cut with right angle shear, computer for nesting / batching of parts, as well as create and modify programs. Punch and form metal to specifications for filling job orders. Determine necessary parts/inventory, jigs/fixtures, and obtain materials from stock areas.
Verifies job quality in each step of fabrication process by measuring dimensions, tolerances, pattern sequence and necessary calculations for machine adjustments. As required, dial in programs manually or edit existing programs. Provide assistance to other sheet metal fabricators/operators in performance of their duties as required.
Deliver material to/from workstations using material handling equipment, position work material on work surface. Ensure correct parts and matching documentation reach next process in a timely fashion.
Complete necessary preparation work such as wiping, degreasing, de-burring, or grinding of components. Activates equipment, prepare set-up parameters and direct lower-coded personnel in operation.
Pick up and place scrap in appropriate containers. Documentation / record keeping may be required.
Operate spot welding machine, power grinder, power sanders, hand-tools, band saw, drills, temporary fixturing devices, jigs and fixtures, and other metal-fabrication equipment as directed. Inspect parts periodically or as directed utilizing manufacturing information such as drawings / blueprints, make necessary adjustments as required. Keep accurate piece count and other applicable records. Inform Supervisor of any quality problems.
Maintenance of equipment such as condition of tooling, oiling/greasing, machine settings, changing of tooling, and minor adjustments may be necessary. Complete necessary maintenance check sheets and inform Supervisor and / or Maintenance personnel of any problems.
Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly fashion; keeping oil deposits off of floor. Depose of trash and scrap. Observe all health/hygiene and safety policies as directed and specified
High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship on an ongoing basis
No relocation is provided for this opening, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Fayetteville, NC facility will be considered.
Opr Press Brake NC - 2Nd Shift
JOB SUMMARY: Sets up and operates a variety of CNC, NC and conventional machines to form and fabricate aircraft parts.
I.Sets up and operates various sizes of CNC, NC and conventional press brakes to perform avariety of metal forming and fabricating operations. Uses hand tools, blueprints, andprecision measuring instruments such as a scale, protractor and calipers.
A.Makes adjustments and uses appropriate skilled judgment to obtain high quality parts perengineering specifications.
B.Practices safe work habits.
II.Uses material or tool moving equipment as required.
III.Operates heat plate in preparing parts for forming on press brake.
IV.Responsible for housekeeping and cleanliness of area.
V.Responsible for clocking own labor performance correctly.
VI.Responsible for quality of own work.
VII.Performs other related duties as required.
High school education or equivalent. Requires the use of simple arithmetic, blueprints, and measuring instruments.
Requires 1-3 years of fabrication or related experience.
Typical shop conditions.
Brake Press Operator - All Shifts!
We are looking for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift team memebrs to join our family!
With over 75 years in the business we still treat our team just like a family. The team that makes up this department are the key to us getting our customers what they need.
Everything starts in our Parts Department. The work is consistent and reliable, there is always work to be done!
We work hard and play hard! The company likes to give back and there are always things to do here. Tickets for baseball, football and more are ready to be won, fresh fruit Tuesday wher you can try new things, wellness activities, great pay and benefits!
The Brake Press Operator sets up and operates machines to produce parts for the assembly operations, ensuring the highest possible quality at the lowest possible cost, while meeting customer specifications and delivery requirements and company performance standards, in accordance with the organization's Code Of Conduct and Operating and Guiding Principles, and maintaining a positive work atmosphere by his/her behavior and communications to others.
Setup and operate all of the following machinery:
a. Small mechanical press breaks and small mechanical punch presses
b. Deburring machines
d. Large shear
e. Cold saw (Programable Tiger Saw)
f. Drill table
g. Tube bender
h. Spot welder
i. Perform first piece inspection to ensure parts meet specifications.
j. Read parts lists, blueprints, and drawings.
k. Perform all required routine and minor maintenance activities according to Company procedures.
l. Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
m. Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.
n. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
ABILITIES, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: 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.
1.A High School diploma or GED equivalent are required.
2.Previous related experience is preferred.
3.Must be able to read blueprints, tape measure, micrometer, square, and protractor.
4.Must be able to operate hand tools and perform data entry on computer.
5.Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
6.Must be able to successfully pass forklift certification.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
a. Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
b. Vision requirements include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Brake Press Operator
This is a 2nd shift position. Hours are 2pm to 10pm Monday thru Friday.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(Including the following, however, additional duties may apply as required)
Performs all tasks in a safe and responsible manner
Set up and operate machines (Cincinnati) and tooling per standards: install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades or other fixtures securely in rams or beds of machines.
Produce metal work pieces to quality and efficiency standards, measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications using micrometers, calipers, gauges, templates, and rulers.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent required
At least one year of brake press experience
Ability to read blueprints
Experience with a 175 or 350 brake preferred
Heavy manufacturing experience a plus
Ability to move or transfer products with an overhead crane and forklift. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. when required. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Weldall offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes: Medical, Company Paid Dental, Company Paid Vision, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K, Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Wellness Program and more.
Weldall Manufacturing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, operating under an affirmative action plan/program. We encourage qualified minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals to apply. For more information, please visit:
Brake Press Operator - Nights
Vapor Bus International is a division of Wabtec Corporation and is the principal door equipment supplier to the North American bus industry. A broad range of products is available for transit and commuter buses, intercity and tour coaches, and utility vehicles.
The company offers complete automatic door systems as well as individual components such as actuators, door controls, door panels, seals, and door accessories. Both pneumatic and electric actuators are available. Control options range from simple electro-mechanical devices to high-capability, microprocessor-based systems.
Vapor maintains strong relationships with transit properties throughout the U.S. and Canada and is an active member in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Canadian Urban Transportation Association (CUTA). Vapor strives to understand the needs of the evolving transit industry and to provide products and services that satisfy these needs. Sales and service for Vapor products is provided by representatives located at offices in New York, New York; Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; Sacramento, California; Toronto, Ontario; Baltimore, Maryland; Austin, Texas; Manchester, UK, and Sassuolo, Italy. Vapor Bus International is committed to combining the skills and experience of its people with the best equipment and processes to offer world-class solutions for its customers' needs.
Responsible for operating press break on machine. Fits and fabricates structural steel, completes layout, and inspects finished product.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Operate press break machine.
Run bend and forming operations using standard and custom punches.
Sets stops on machine bed, changes dies, and adjusts components, such as ram or power press, when making multiple or successive passes.
Use a CNC controller to input information into machine.
Installs, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, dies to machine bed, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools
Adjust ram and back gauge locations per process control instructions and blueprints.
Checks height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
Perform complex programming using all features of the press brake.
Work with tight tolerances.
Produce parts for assembly operations.
Meet customer specifications and delivery requirements.
Program the CNC to produce new parts meeting specifications.
Perform spot inspections of parts.
Perform all required routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures.
Complete and maintain paperwork.
Identify assembly parts.
Set up light gauge metal.
Configure bend allowances for sheet metal (stainless, aluminum & regular steel).
Check machine for defects and repair if necessary.
Ensure machine is calibrated and cleaned.
Read drawings and blueprints.
Referring to a blueprint, uses ruler, tape measure, gauges and veneer to select correct size and slot configuration, to select correct bend machine(s), to perform the correct bend or multiple bends and to verify accuracy of bend.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Ability to follow instructions, and management directive.
Ensure a safe working environment, good housekeeping and 5's for your respective area and all of VBI
Position is a night (2nd Shift) - 3:30pm - 12:00am, Monday through Friday with possibilities of overtime.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Technical Associates Degree. Ability to read and interrupt blue prints of a technical nature, BOM's, leadership capabilities, and be a problem solver. 3 – 6 years of work related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Utility - Brake Press Operator (846-773)
Work on equipment and/or with machines within a single department to achieve the goals of production and meet customer requirements. Ensure that safety rules and rules of conduct are not violated.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Produce parts and tools from metal using brake press.
Knowledge of materials, tools and brake set up
Experience reading blueprints.
Report maintenance requirements and/or safety violations to the Leadman.
Observe all safety procedures and policies and use proper protective equipment (especially eye, ear protection and steel toe shoes/boots, gloves, etc.)
Keep work area clean and organized.
Report all injuries, near misses and accidents immediately to a supervisor.
All other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
One to three years' related experience or training preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Mechanical and/or electrical experience preferred.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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