Small Brake Press Operator I - 2nd Shift in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 10/16/2021

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Small Brake Press Operator I - 2nd Shift

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. 

Duties may include the basic set up and operation of various machines, hand tools, and pneumatic tools which may heat, bend, form, press, stretch, shrink, straighten, notch, punch, roll, cut, refine, grind, drill, machine or otherwise change the original shape of various sheet metal or extruded metal products to engineered drawings, tools or customer specifications of basic to mid-level complexity.  Also, must be able to use precision and standard measuring tools, read engineered as well as non-dimensioned drawings, and read and comprehend customer specifications, engineered planning and operation sheets. 

•        Performs basic Baan transactions (clock in/clock out, labor reporting, dispatch list)

•        Reads and understands basic blueprints, mylars, customer drawings, specifications and other inspection media.

•        Learns to troubleshoot processes.

•        Performs single bend process, with standard tolerancing.

•        Operates bandsaw and C-Frame in a safe manner.

•        Is proficient in the use of precision measuring tools.

•        Understands general machine operation, machine safety, and hand trim skills.

•        Observes all safety rules while performing tasks.

•        Is familiar with Lean Manufacturing principles and follows 6-S guidelines.

•        Cross trains in other facets of fabrication.

•        Properly positions parts in fixturing / tooling according to operations sheets, blueprints, mylars or other written instructions.

•        Understands basic customer specifications.

•        Operates various hand tools, tooling fixtures and machines, such as belt sanders, saws, grinders, drill presses and shears.

•        Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

•        Must be willing and able to work overtime as necessary.

•        Acceptable attendance is an essential function of the position.

•        Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position. 

Required Skills & Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

•        High school diploma or equivalent required.

•        Minimum of 3 months’ experience with hot brake forming preferred.

•        6 to 12 months’ aerospace manufacturing experience is preferred.

•        Strong mechanical aptitude required.

•        Math Skills – decimals, percentages, fractions - geometry and trigonometry preferred.

•        Ability to read and interpret blueprints and mylars.

•        Read and understand internal procedures and policies and travelers.

•        Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.

•        Team oriented with a continuous improvement and quality outlook.

•        Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions, software programs and internal ERP systems.

•        Communicates courteously and professionally at all organizational levels.

•        Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 

•        Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as addition and subtraction of whole numbers and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.       

•        Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

•        Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

•        Must be able to communicate effectively.

•        Frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

•        Annual baseline hearing test is required.

•        Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

•        Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

•        High school diploma or equivalent required.

•        Minimum of 3 months’ experience with hot brake forming preferred.

•        6 to 12 months’ aerospace manufacturing experience is preferred.

•        Must qualify for any and all required certificates. 

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Safety glasses, safety shoes and other designated personal protective equipment as required for the position. 

•        Working conditions are:  100% manufacturing environment.

•        Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts.

•        Regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and airborne particles.

•        Noise level is usually loud.

•        Hearing protection is required.

•        Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.

•        Fully enclosed shoes of solid, leather construction with a steel or composite toe cap (ANSI Z41 compliant), that fit at the ankle or higher, must be worn.

Skills & Qualifications

•        High school diploma or equivalent required.

•        Minimum of 3 months’ experience with hot brake forming preferred.

•        6 to 12 months’ aerospace manufacturing experience is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States


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Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled