Punch Press Operator

Punch Press Operator

Graham, NC

Pay depends on experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Set up power press to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite, or plastic stock: Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches.

  • Adjusts ram stroke to specified length.

  • Positions work-piece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die.

  • Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.

  • Inspects work-pieces for conformance to specifications, visually or using gauges or templates, and adjusts machine to correct errors.

  • May clean and lubricate machines.

  • May be designated according to type of machine as Multiple-Punch-Press Operator I; or by function of machine as Draw-Press Operator; Forming-Press Operator I; Straightening-Press Operator I; Stretching-Press Operator.

Requirements:

  • HSD or GED

  • Solid background working with sheet metal

  • Expect to work overtime if the need requires

  • Steel toed shoes