Tella Tool & Manufacturing
  • 05-Sep-2017 to 05-Nov-2017 (CST)
  • Fabrication
  • Lombard, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Life and 401K



Responsible for the set-up and operating Press Brake Machines. Works with other Press Brake Operators to ensure proper set-ups are completed efficiently and safely.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set-up Press Brake machines. Participates in hands-on production operation to include all aspects of the press brake department such as safety, quality, productivity and efficiencies.
  • Use a CNC controller to input parameter information into the press brake.
  • Perform the necessary programming effectively using all features of the press brake.
  • Prioritize Press Brake set-up for the daily output of order completion based on daily production schedules.
  • Ensure all necessary press brake tooling, packaging and materials are available and pre-staged at time of set-up.
  • Coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the Press Brake set-up process.
  • Operate press brake to meet and fulfill customer orders.
  • Train press brake operators on set-up and safety procedures. Create work instructions and procedures for effective and efficient press brake set-up.
  • Store all training documents, work instructions and procedures in the system.
  • Work directly with Production Control to analyze production schedules, cost detail sheets and other records and reports in order to evaluate job performance and ensure reporting is accurate and jobs are being set-up in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Identify and resolve barriers to meet productivity expectations.
  • Participate in all continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing activities.
  • Perform daily checks to verify accuracy of reporting by Press Brake Operators.
  • Identify Press Brake tooling and keep in an organized manner for efficient retrieval.
  • Perform all routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures. 

Technical Skills & Abilities 

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and blue prints.
  • Ability to configure bend allowances for sheet metal.
  • Experience in adjusting ram settings of the press brake and back guage locations per the process control and blue print requirements.
  • Ability to use inspection equipment including calipers, micrometers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.

Minimum Requirements

  • A High School Diploma or GED is Required.
  • 3 years' experience in press brake set-up.
  • Experience using CNC controls.
  • Experience in working with tight tolerances and light gage materials.
  • Basic understanding of GD&T
  • Understanding and usage of machine codes and the ability to follow and interpret the logical flow of the program file.
  • Experience in set-up of Wysong and Beyeler Press Brake Machines.

No phone calls please.

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