Progressive Punch Press Operator

Buffalo, Minnesota
Up to $22.00 Hourly DOE
Feb 10, 2017
Mar 12, 2017
PPP 02 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Position Scope

Setup and operate progressive presses between 45T to 250 T. Produce quality parts in a timely and productive manner. Understand root cause of part or tool malfunction. Relay quality and production issues to the Production Manager. Work and maintain housekeeping in the work area.


  • Setup tools, feeders, coilers and coil straighteners.
  • Inspect and record part dimensions per quality plan and customer specifications.
  • Troubleshoot causes when parts do not conform to customer specifications.
  • Unload and package finished parts for shipment.
  • Remove and clear scrap from press and work area as needed.
  • Report part counts and labor accurately and in a timely manner.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Good communication skills, multi-tasking skills and careful attention to detail.
  • Understand the basics of progressive tools and equipment.
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprints and job packets.
  • Be proficient in the use of calipers, micrometer, protractor, height gage, gauge pins and drop through gauges.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently in order to derive and communicate information from manufacturing documents.
  • Ability to work Monday – Friday between the hours of 6:00am - 2:30pm​ or    2:30pm - 1:00am and overtime as required.
  • Ability to stand/​sit or walk for up to 10 hours per day.
  • Ability to regularly lift and twist the torso with packages of up to 50 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift up to 90 pounds.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain forklift license; operate a forklift in a safe and productive manner.

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