Press Brake Operator

2nd Shift Press Brake Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of metal
  • Makes machine adjustments (back gauge, ram, etc) and changes dies as necessary
  • Lifts, positions, and secures work piece between dies of machine, holding fixtures, dies to machine bed, using gauges, templates, shims and hand tools
  • Inspects work piece for defects and drawing specifications
  • Measures work piece and verifies dimensions and weight, using calipers, template, straightedge, and scale.
  • Perform other related operations as required or directed. May work at different workstations as production needs require.

Qualifications, Trainings, & Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Reasoning: ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.
  • Mathematical: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute ratio, rate, and percent; ability to read and interpret metal rule.
  • Language: good command of the English language, both written and verbal

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Medium physical work equal to exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Regularly required to stand, bend and reach.

Environmental Working Conditions:

  • Work performed in a shop environment
  • Exposed to any number of elements, but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable
  • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another during the assembly process.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift/Monday-Thursday
  • Night shift
Job Category: Press Brake Operator
Job Type: 2nd Shift Full Time
Job Location: Gainesville

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Lasercraft Employee

James Byrnes

James has been with LaserCraft for 8 years. He joined the team as a Process Improvement Engineer and has held several positions at LaserCraft including Plant Manager, Purchasing Manager, Director of Procurement, and his current role as VP of Operations. He has over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing industry in multiple capacities. James is currently responsible for the purchasing, quality, facilities maintenance, and engineering departments at LaserCraft.

Lasercraft Employee

Henry Stewart

Henry has been with LaserCraft for 12 years. Henry joined the team as the Quality Manager and has since been Plant Manager and Operations Manager before taking his current position as VP of Manufacturing. Henry was instrumental in the creation and implementation of LaserCraft’s Quality System and managed the successful implementation of the company’s first ISO certification process. He has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry in multiple capacities. Henry is currently responsible for the manufacturing and customer service departments at LaserCraft.

Lasercraft Employee

Angel Ledford

Angel has been with LaserCraft for 15 years. She joined the team as the Human Resources Manager and has since grown the department to include safety and environmental, as well as being instrumental in the creation of the LaserCraft training department, which has become an integral part of the company’s on boarding and continuing education activities. Angel has over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing, and food processing industries. In her current role as VP of Human Resources and Safety she manages the HR, safety, and training departments.

Lasercraft Employee

Jeff Wood

Jeff began his current role of Vice President of Manufacturing at LaserCraft in 2023.  Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and believes that root cause analysis and corrective action are key to quality systems management. In his current role, Jeff oversees all quality department activities as well as the engineering department.

Lasercraft Employee

Brian Bryant

Brian has been with LaserCraft for 20 years. He began his career with the company as a welder. Throughout the years Brian has managed several manufacturing departments including weld and press brake and was the second shift manager for 5 years. Brian has over 30 years of experience in fabrication and manufacturing.  In his current role as Plant Manager, Brian oversees the day-to-day manufacturing plant operations.