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Job Title: Press Brake Operator 2nd Shift

Department:  Fabrication

Reports to: Value Stream Supervisor

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As part of the manufacturing team, you will apply LEAN principles already in place to set up and/or operate a press brake machine by loading flat sheet stock parts to bend, form, stretch, notch, punch, or straighten metal, as specified by work orders, blueprints, drawings, templates or layout.



  • Determine manufacturing order to be processed
  • Determine tooling/fixtures needed for specific job using blueprints
  • Perform set up of machine
  • Perform bending sequence
  • Control operation of machine during run cycle
  • Inspect and evaluate finished product for conformance using protractor and tape measure
  • Accurately report labor/production
  • Embrace LEAN philosophy
  • Adhere to company safety and housekeeping standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned by area supervisor


  • High School diploma, or equivalent.
  • Ability to identify metal thicknesses and type
  • Experience handling large parts with an overhead crane and sheet metal parts
  • Experience setting up and operating a press brake to form sheet metal parts
  • Ability to control operation of equipment
  • Basic math, PC, and reading skills
  • Dexterity and agility to maintain production pace
  • One year experience


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  4. Mail – Swenson Products Human Resources, 127 Walnut Street, Lindenwood, IL 61049.