Small Brake Press Operator - Multiple shifts in Coxsackie, NY at Ducommun

Date Posted: 3/23/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Press Brake Operator

Training Provided!  Ducommun is growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!
Duties may include the 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. 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.


Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.
Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.
Our Facility in Coxsackie, NY manufactures large, complex contoured structural components and assemblies for aerospace and other applications. Our integrated processes include stretch-forming, thermal-forming, chemical processing, precision fabrication, machining, finishing processes, and integration of components into subassemblies.

Why Ducommun? 
•         Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces

•         Opportunity for career growth

•         Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary
•         Performs basic Baan transactions (clock in/clock out, labor reporting, dispatch list)
•         Verify the operation as specified in the traveler as it relates to the operation being performed (i.e. the proper material, thickness, process, etc.)
•         Ability to understand layout and plan sequence of operations.
•         Be able to set equipment controls and timers.
•         Set up machinery and dies.
•         Be familiar with machine operation and controls.
•         Be capable of making any necessary adjustments ensuring the quality of parts remains consistent.
•         Be able to refine parts for cosmetic or other customer-specified reasons.
•         Use precision measuring tools in set ups and quality assurance.
•         Use necessary inspection media to ensure consistent quality.
•         Be familiar with customer specifications as they relate to the operation being performed.
•         Have a familiarity with machine maintenance and upkeep for the machine being utilized.
•         Compose and/or edit operation sheets.
•         Receive forklift training.
•         Observe all safety rules while performing tasks.
•         Be familiar with all Lean Manufacturing principles.
•         Follow 6-S guidelines.
•         Cross train in other facets of fabrication.
•         Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
•         Performs other duties as assigned or required by the position.

Physical Demands & Work Conditions
•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 with a steel or composite toe cap (ANSI Z41 compliant)

Required Skills & Qualification
•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 outlook.
•Communicates courteously and professionally at all organizational levels.
•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.
•Occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
•Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Required Experience and Education
•         High school diploma or equivalent required.
•         Must qualify for any and all required certificates.
•         6 to 12 months’ Manufacturing or Warehouse experience is preferred.
•         Strong mechanical aptitude required.
•         Basic math skills required – decimals, percentages, fractions; geometry and trigonometry preferred.
•         Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions, software programs and internal ERP systems.

Base Compensation: USD 17.00 - 31.00 Paid Hourly

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


171 Stacey Road
Coxsackie, New York, 12051
United States

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