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Press Brake Operator

Duncan, SC 29334

Posted: 07/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: manufacturing Job Number: 12410

Job Description


As a Press Break Operator you are responsible for setting up and maintaining the machine. A successful candidate will be safety focused with an emphasis on quality, a dedication to performing work accurately, and a keen attention to detail are a must.  Display top-notched work performance and craftsmanship in all aspects of work duties.

  • Able to use small hand tools
  • Able to read/use measuring tools
  • Able to use lifting devices
  • Able to calculate bends and bending allowances
  • Proficient in blueprint reading and layout    
  • Strong math and problem-solving skills to help understand complex instructions, how schematics work, and how to make sure items are designed and built correctly. Attention to detail, one millimeter off, can result in critical errors.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have the ability to interpret engineering drawings and sketches to develop the finished product 
  • 2 – 3 years’ relative experience operating a press brake machine
  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to communicate on all levels
  • Must possess the ability to lead, and instruct personnel.
More experience than requires.

  • Work involves varying degrees of precision and control where damage could be considerable.
  • Requires considerable lifting, stooping, and bending.
  • Exposure to gas fumes due to welding and engine exhaust.
  • Exposure to glare being emitted from welding rods requiring the use of protective equipment. 
  • Working hours Monday – Friday with requirements to participate in scheduled overtime.
WorkSmart is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
In order to be considered for employment, applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. 
Our company maintains a zero-tolerance policy for illegal drug use or possession in the workplace. Pre-employment drug screening may be conducted, and employees may be subject to random testing.


Job Requirements

schematics, blue print reading,

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