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Brake Press Operator

Company: Vapor Bus International
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNight ShiftSummary: Responsible for operating press break on machine. Fits and fabricates structural steel, completes layout, and inspects finished product.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Operate press break machines including Amada and Trumph.Run bend and forming operations using standard and custom punches and dies.Sets stops on machine bed, changes dies, and adjusts settings, such as ram or hydraulic pressure, when making multiple or successive passes.Use a CNC controller to input information into machine.Installs, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, dies to machine bed, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand toolsAdjust ram and back gauge locations per process control instructions and blueprints.Checks height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.Perform complex programming using all features of the press brake.Work with tight tolerances.Produce parts for assembly operations.Meet customer specifications and delivery requirements.Program the CNC to produce new parts meeting specifications.Perform spot inspections of parts.Perform all required routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures.Complete and maintain paperwork.Check machine for defects and repair if necessary.Ensure machine is calibrated and cleaned.Interpret drawings and blueprints.Referring to a blueprint, uses ruler, tape measure, height gauges and caliper to select correct size and slot configuration, to select correct bend machine(s), to perform the correct bend or multiple bends and to verify accuracy of bend.Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Ability to follow instructions, and management directive.Ensure a safe working environment, good housekeeping and 5"s for your respective area and all of VBIEducation/Experience:High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Technical Associates Degree. Ability to read and interrupt blue prints of a technical nature, BOM"s, leadership capabilities, and be a problem solver. 3 6 years of work related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience3 6 years of work related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and work near moving mechanical parts.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Company DescriptionVapor Bus International is a division of Wabtec Corporation and is the principal door equipment supplier to the North American bus industry. A broad range of products is available for transit and commuter buses, intercity and tour coaches, and utility vehicles. The company offers complete automatic door systems as well as individual components such as actuators, door controls, door panels, seals, and door accessories. Both pneumatic and electric actuators are available. Control options range from simple electro-mechanical devices to high-capability, microprocessor-based systems. Vapor maintains strong relationships with transit properties throughout the U.S. and Canada and is an active member in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Canadian Urban Transportation Association (CUTA). Vapor strives to understand the needs of the evolving transit industry and to provide products and services that satisfy these needs. Sales and service for Vapor products is provided by representatives located at offices in New York, New York; Buffalo Grove, Illinois; Los Angeles, California; Sacramento, California; Toronto, Ontario; Baltimore, Maryland; Austin, Texas; Manchester, UK, and Sassuolo, Italy. Vapor Bus International is committed to combining the skills and experience of its people with the best equipment and processes to offer world-class solutions for its customers' needs.

Keywords: Vapor Bus International, Buffalo Grove , Brake Press Operator, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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