Machine Operator in Lancaster, SC at Phillips Staffing

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Machine Operator


JOB TITLE: Press Brake Operator – Production Worker
DEPARTMENT: Fabrication
REPORTS TO: Fab Supervisor
SCHEDULE: Day Shift: Mon – Fri, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Evening Shift: Mon – Thu, 10:30 pm – 7:00 am
POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the daily setup and operation of hydraulic CNC controlled press brakes. He/she may be required to assist other operators as a helper on key work or machines as required.


1. Follow production schedule presented by management.

2. Write program to bend part or load part programs from data base, following setup sheets.

3. Write setup sheets for new programs.

4. Select tooling for the job with setup documents.

5. Load, install and correctly set up the tools required.

6. Make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance.

7. Produce parts to performance standards.

8. Inspect parts to insure conformance with print requirements.

9. Facilitate work-order paper flow in accordance with ISO quality standards.

10. Safely operate a forklift to handle materials.

11. Keep work area clean and presentable.

12. Perform all other duties assigned by management.


1. Basic knowledge and understanding of fabrication, hydraulic press and/or punch operations.

2. Ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English.

3. Ability to learn or knowledgable of CNC press brake programming.

4. Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools.

5. Demonstrated competency in basic shop math.

6. Basic ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawing aids.

7. Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed.

8. Understanding and support of Company policies and procedures.

9. Safety conscious behavior.

10. Excellent attendance.


1. Lift, carry, push and or pull 1 – 40 lbs frequently.

2. Squat/kneel, bend/stoop, twist/turn, grasp and reach overhead and outward frequently.

3. Sit, stand and walk for 1 – 10 hours per day.

4. Ability to work in a 55 – 88 degree Fahrenheit work environment.

5. Work in a fast paced industrial environment wearing hearing protection, vision protection, steel-toed shoes and other appropriate protective clothing.