Off Shift Machine Operator/ Press Break Operator

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 24255
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, lasers, punch, saws, and presses, to cut, bend, straighten, and form metal/fiberglass plates, sheets and structural shapes according to blueprints and specifications
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders to determine machine setup, production methods, and sequence of operation
  • Selects, positions, and secures dies, and fixtures onto machine, using rule, square, shims, templates, hand tools, and built-in gauges
  • Starts machine and observes machine operation to reposition work piece, change dies, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes
  • Inspects or measures work, using rule, gauges, and templates to ensure quality products.
  • Lifts work piece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures it on machine table in holding fixture
  • Moves machine controls to feed tools into work piece, and engages automatic feed or manually holds
  • Observes machine operation, and verifies conformance of work piece to specifications, using fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers, tape measures and squares, to ensure the quality of the part being fabricated.
  • Moves controls to adjust bending degrees, back stop positions, cutting speeds, feed rates, and depth of cut.
  • Produce standard work for each job’s routed time to the time specified, to ensure machine utilization and departmental efficiency.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Vocational training in lieu of experience would be considered
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge required.
  • Ability to use measuring equipment and read blue prints and schematics required.
  • General knowledge of at least one of the following desired
    • Mechanical
    • Manufacturing / Production processes

 

The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.

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, gender identity, 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.

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