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Alamo Group Inc. Press Brake Operator in Huntsville, Alabama

Position Summary:

Under moderate supervision, lays out metal stock or workpieces such as plates, angles, etc. to indicate location, dimension and tolerance necessary for further processing such as shearing, burning and/or punching. Analyzes specifications and computes dimensions according to knowledge of product, subsequent processing, mathematics and layout procedures.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Studies drawings, sketches or other specifications and plans layouts to insure production of product to Engineering specifications -- with minimal assistance.

Examines workpieces and verifies requirements such as dimensions and squareness using rule, square and straight edge. Verifies first piece to control scrap.

Lifts and positions workpiece in machine manually or with a crane/hoist.

Verifies position with measuring instruments, determines reference points and computes layout dimension. Verifies first piece processing prior to volume production.

Sets up and operates assigned simple machine(s) such as shears, saws, press brakes, punch presses and roll formers to cut and shape components to specified dimension.

May operate forklift and overhead crane/hoists and air tools.

Makes most setups on assigned machines without assistance.

Working knowledge and ability to operate the laser.

Completes all documentation/paperwork accurately. Proper movement and storage of material or product. Follows inventory control processes and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):

Able to understand verbal and written instructions. Reading and comprehension of work related materials

Ability to read blueprints, sketches or drawings.

Shop math skills required. Ability to read tape measure, square and use/read dial calipers.

Good mechanical aptitude.

Able to work overtime and/or weekends as scheduled.

Able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment, including steel toe shoes, hearing protection devices and safety glasses.

Ability to operate more than one piece of equipment without direct assistance.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or GED certificate preferred.

AccuPress, Trumpft, Pirna, or other similar press brake equipment

Minimum 3 years previous fabrication experience required

Alamo Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing (where permitted by law).

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