Pressbrake Machine Operator C - 1st Shift

Location: Creedmoor, North Carolina
Opening ID: 20705
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Dec 3, 2019


Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY: Set up, operate, or tend machines to cut steel material.

*Follow all safety regulations for the individual as well as other employees, including keeping the work area clean and in orderly condition as well as wearing all appropriate safety attire for the job that is being performed.

*Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications, calipers and square measuring tools.

*Examine completed work pieces for defects such as chipped edges and marred surfaces, and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.

*Read work orders and production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, and dimensions and tolerances.

*With the aid of mechanical lifting devices, loads work pieces into machines.

*Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.

*Test and adjust machine speeds and actions, according to product specifications, and using gauges and hand tools.

*Clean out barrel when it is full of dust.

*Ensure the correct tips/blades to cut the steel are positioned in the machine.

*Download the specified job on the computer and print it out.

*Inspect the chains that carry the steel sheets for defects.

 *Unload sheet steel from trucks outside.

*Check the sheet steel before running through machine.

 *If a forklift operator license is obtained, drive the forklift to dump scrap steel in proper disposal bins.

 *Clean and lubricate machines.

Basic Qualifications


High school diploma or general education degree (GED).


Pressbrake machine operating experience is required.


Hand tools, measuring tools.


Computer, overhead crane, grinders. Including magnetized lifting devices used in conjunction with cranes, both bridge and jib.


Basic computer knowledge, machinery knowledge, ability to read and interpret blueprints, troubleshooting skills. 

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.