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Press Operator

Smyrna, TN 37167

Posted: 03/25/23 Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: 128494 Pay Rate: $18.75 - $20.75 / hour

Job Description

HireLevel is looking for a Press Operator in Smyrna, TN!

Job Type: Contract to Hire
Location: Smyrna, TN
Compensation: $18.75 - $20.75 / hour
Shift: Monday - Thursday 5:00PM - 3:30AM

 Responsibilities of a Press Operator:
  • Reconcile coil identity to production and load coil
  • Check and record gauge, width, hardness, camber, burr, and surface requirement and ensure compliance with customer and production requirements
  • Setup the press including dies and alignment of part and scrap chutes/conveyors
  • Setup the press/levelers/flattener to the proper program or required parameters
  • Thread coil thru level/flattener and feed the unit
  • Monitor condition of blanks to ensure compliance with customer requirements and production instructions
  • Adjust press setup as needed for quality 
  • Setup skids on the parts conveyors to ensure no disruption of production
  • Remove scrap from press and empty hoppers as necessary
  • Assist maintenance to troubleshoot malfunctions or complete preventative maintenance as necessary 
  • Assist press packager as needed
  • Communicate non-compliance or quality problems to supervisor and/or shift lead
  • Clean and maintain housekeeping of press area

 Requirements of Press Operator:
  • Must have the knowledge of Statistical Process Control - X bar and R charts, individual moving range charts, basic distribution analysis
  • Must have the knowledge of raw materials, blanking processes, and quality standards
  • Must have the knowledge of steel press machines including their major components and limitations
  • Must have the knowledge and ability to comply with safety rules and requirements 
  • Must be able to accurately use tape measures, Rockwell tester, digital calipers, digital/dial indicators, height gauge, computer, part specific gauges and micrometers
  • Must be able to read and understand material tags and production instructions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must be able to see details at close range
  • Must be able to meet background and drug screen requirements
  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent

Physical Requitements of Press Operator :
  • Ability to repetitively reach and grasp
  • Ability to routinely climb stairs, ladders, or platforms
  • Ability to routinely twist, bend, stoop, and squat
  • Ability to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to frequently life and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally life and/or move up to 75 pounds

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