Press Brake Operator

Advanced Power Technologies (APT)

Position Summary:

APT / Blauberg, a premier manufacturer of generator and distribution switchboards, switchgear, and control panels, is actively seeking a Press Brake Operator for our product manufacturing facility located in Lafayette, Indiana.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Setting up and operating, with minimal supervision, state of the art CNC press brakes to punch, bend, and form metal components per project drawings
  • History of being a detail-oriented person; the work is very intricate
  • Must be a self-motivated individual and work well in a team environment
  • Must have a demonstratable history of working with hand tools and power tools
  • Must have the ability to understand, adhere to, and comply with applicable quality standards/requirements
  • Able to be responsible for personal and area safety, and general housekeeping

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and run complex bend setups and forming operations. This includes custom punch/die change out in combination with required tooling. Programming using all features of the press brake software
  • Perform operator level maintenance and cleaning of equipment, and work area in accordance with company standards and manufactures machine recommendations
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings / prints / blueprints
  • Inspect parts using common tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, tape measures, etc
  • Complete and maintain paperwork
  • Have the ability to stand / move / be on their feet for 8-10 hours at a time
  • Keep a watchful eye on personal & team quality and safety
  • Perform general housekeeping duties or other assigned duties as necessary
  • Perform tasks relating to the relocation of manufacturing operations to our new headquarters location across town

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must have an established history of stellar work attendance, being punctual, and having reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must have a high interest in building construction, industrial manufacturing, mechanical assembly, and/or electrical power distribution equipment

Additional Information:

  • Experience Required:
    • 3 years experience is preferred, less will be considered
  • Position Type:
    • Full Time (First Shift – Days)
  • Job Function:
    • Manufacturing, Assembly, Metal & Electrical Work, Shop Work
  • Approximate Time Commitment:
    • 40 Hours Per Week
    • Overtime Available
  • Typical Travel Percentage:
    • Less than 5% travel
  • Compensation:
    • Commensurate with Experience & Skills
    • Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

Click here to apply if you are interested in this position, and possess the skills to perform the job. We would love to have you join our team!