Punch Press Operator

Toledo, OH 43607

Posted: 06/04/2019 Job Number: 12844628
A leading manufacturer we represent is currently seeking an experienced Hydraulic Press/Punch Press Operator with machine set up experience for Direct-Hire. This position offers generous starting compensation, a strong benefits package (Health, Dental, Vision, 401K), paid time off, and room for advancement.

Job Description:

Operates mechanical press equipment to shape materials used in manufacturing operations. Performs operations such as blanking, bending, punching, forming, etc., on a variety of materials, based on blueprints and other instructions.

Job Duties:
  • Plans machine setup by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
  • Sets up and operates hydraulic or punch presses to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal stock
  • Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches. Adjusts ram stroke to specified length.
  • Positions work piece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die. Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample work pieces, adhering to blueprint or customer specifications.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements
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