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Press Operator

Naples, FL 34117

Posted: 04/14/24 Employment Type: 6 months contract Industry: Other Job Number: PHJP00002890

Job Description

Applies set-up and operation of forming presses to form sheet metal aircraft components as specified by written instructions and drawings. Inspects completed work for conformance to specifications.
Functions and Responsibilities
• Set up and operate forming presses.
• Perform forming operations such as bulge forming, axial-load bulge forming, hydroforming, rubberpad forming, superplastic forming, punching, coining, sizing, drawing, and related support operations.
• Detect faulty processes and provide input for their resolution.
• Identify tool wear or damage.
• Check required dimensions using calipers, micrometers, height gauges and other inspection devices.
• Follow written instructions and drawings.
• Perform all work in accordance with established standards and safety procedures.
• Ensure proper documentation is entered on manufacturing planning and paperless timecard system.
• Promptly update information contained on press History Sheets.
• Train others on prior job experience.
• Use company computer systems and tools
• Improve processes and tools.
• Work under direct oversight while in the learning phase.
• Demonstrates how to troubleshoot and solve process problems such as back-buckling, wrinkling or loose rads.

Skills and Experience
• Reads and understands router operations, sketches, blueprints, and specifications as necessary to perform the job function.
• Basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Knows where to find this information at Exotic, and asks for help when necessary.
• Must be able to use mathematics relevant to press operator functions.
• Requires familiarity with machine tools, precision instruments and good manual dexterity.
Working Conditions
Demonstrate proper and safe operation of equipment, and personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, safety glasses/full face shield, hearing protection, heat reflective body garments and gloves as required.
Physical Requirements
The press operator performs physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and frequent movement of the whole body, such as climbing, lifting up to 50 pounds, balancing and handling of material.

*The employee will perform these functions while maintaining a high standard of quality and quantity. The duties will include but not be limited to the following:
*Metal preparation and priming
*Operation of Injection/Compression Presses
*Material handling and storage
*Trimming and de-flashing of molded components
*Operation of Fork-Lift and Pallet Jack
*Processing of applicable paperwork and data reporting
*Participation in the Client Lean System
*Other duties as required by the position
*High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
*Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
*Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs regularly and more than 40 lbs occasionally, with assistance.
*Requires the use of general mathematics.
*Requires the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, and handbook
*Ability to work effectively with others and be a participative team player.

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