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Point Eight Power


CNC Brake Operator

Manufacturing and Operations

Belle Chasse, LA
ID: 255-974

The overall objective of the CNC Brake Machine Operator, 2nd class position is to engage in all activities concerned with producing parts by operating a CNC brake machine, and ensure that jobs are completed and shipped as scheduled while meeting our quality standards.

  • Support the effort of being a best-in-class manufacturer through the fabrication of high quality products that exceed our clients’ expectations by operating the Brake Press machine in order to bend materials as needed for the fabrication of Point Eight Power products. This includes the following:
  • Retrieving the parts list, and applicable CNC programs in order to create parts as needed per job.
  • Loading materials onto the machine in preparation for punch or break, and safely securing materials on the machine with the use of clamps, fingers or other fixtures.
  • Coordinating with the 1st class CNC Machine Operator to enter commands or make adjusts to machine controls to correct errors, especially while operating the break press.
  • Monitoring machines and control panel displays to ensure machines are operating correctly.
  • Using tools, such as calipers and protractors, to measure finished products to ensure they meet requirements.
  • Staging parts as completed in order to prepare for the next phase of fabrication.
  • Performing scheduled and repair maintenance of machines, as required. This also includes maintaining, sharpening and replacing tools, as necessary.
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, well-organized work area.
  • Perform necessary side operations during machine cycle time as required.
  • Training with 1st class CNC Machine Operators to develop the skills and learn how to operate both machines.
  • Must be available to work swing/night shift when assigned.

Required Skills

  • Intrapersonal Skills: Self-motivated and able to identify, examine, and resolve issues independently from others. Hold a strong regard for guidelines, procedures and integrity.
  • Engineering and Technology: Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Design: Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Mechanical: Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Tools include: Trumpf, Accupress, Allen wrenches, grinders, break press, punch press, forklift, crane, shears and calipers
  • Technical Experience: Excellent mechanical skills and aptitude in supporting CNC sheet metal equipment, ability to visuals 3D parts from cut sheets. Good math skills and qualified in basic computer skills.
  • Computers and Electronics: Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming such as Microsoft Office; knowledge of accounting software such as AS 400.
  • Verbal & Written Communication Skills: This position requires basic skills (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 speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.)
  • Math Skills: This position requires intermediate skills (calculate figures/discounts, proportions, area, etc.)
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness: The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Visualization: The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
  • Manual Dexterity: The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Required Experience

  • 2-5 years of sheet metal fabrication or CNC operator field, required.

This position is located at 1510 Engineers Road, Belle Chasse, LA. View the Google Map in full screen.