Press Brake Operator

Position Summary

This position performs metal fabrication in a production environment and requires a top-quality candidate who is self-motivated with high energy and a team spirit attitude

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle, position, align, cut and form steel.
  • Maneuver and/or lift to 50 lbs.
  • Work is usually repetitive.

Competencies:

  • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.
  • Cooperation - Establishes and maintains effective relations; exhibits tact and consideration; offers assistance and support to co-workers; works cooperatively in group situations; works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications

  • M/G code programming experience preferred.
  • Management experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret CAD blueprints required.
  • Ability to use a tape measure and add/subtract fractions.
  • Machining experience required.
  • Press brake experience required.
  • Have a technical aptitude for mechanical equipment.
  • Excellent work ethic with minimum supervision and highly organized.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills that project a positive attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Accountability for one’s own work.
  • Reliable with excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ability to work on feet for a 10-hour shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. without restriction.

Benefits

  • Full time position
  • 40-45 hours per week
  • Paid vacation
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Flex spending plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan
  • Short and long term disability
  • How To Apply

    Send resumes to:

    LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.
    1833 Highway 163
    Pella, IA 50219
    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Fax: 641-620-8302

    For your convenience, you may download the application or complete in person at LDJ Manufacturing, Inc.



Integrity

LDJ Manufacturing is deeply rooted in Midwest family values. We believe an honest day's work and keeping our word are the keys to building successful partnerships.

Reliability

Our team of disciplined professionals adheres to an unwavering commitment to get the job done right, on time, with excellence - because "just good enough" is never good enough.

Ingenuity

Our team is empowered with a driving spirit of creativity and resourcefulness to look beyond what already exists and find a better way to get things done.