CNC Brake Press Operator

companyXL Specialized Trailers
locationManchester, IA 52057, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/2/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
XL Specialized Trailers is a top tier manufacturer of custom Heavy Haul Trailers engineered and designed to meet the hauling needs of its customers. Founded on innovation and commitment to quality, the XL brand has earned a reputation as a premium heavy haul trailer.

Position Description:

Job Overview:

Generally expected to work as a valued member of the XL Specialized Trailers team. Prepares and processes parts prior to assembly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications and work orders
  • Prepares machine for production by positioning and securing dies, stops, guides and turntables.
  • Regulates machining by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Produces parts by locating and marking reference points on workpiece with rule, compass, template, etc., positioning or aligning workpiece against stops and guides or with die, operating equipment
  • Maintains specifications by observing operations; detecting malfunctions; inspecting parts; adjusting controls; replacing dies
  • Resolves production problems by altering process to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions' troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs
  • Maintains stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available, anticipating needed stock, placing and expediting orders for stock, verifying receipt of stock.
  • Maintains production by identifying space for staged components; delivering components to work centers; requisitioning and verifying additional components.
  • Completes production record by recording and delivering tubs and pallets of finished stock.
  • Resolves productions problems by altering process to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Document actions by completing production, quality and time forms.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. Wears proper personal protective equipment.
  • Identifies and anticipates safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing relating results as needed.
Ancillary Duties:
  1. Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall operations of the XL Specialized Trailers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Supervision Received:

Works under direct supervision. The employee is responsible for planning and carrying out the assignment, keeping the supervisor informed of progress and potential problems or future implications.

Responsibility for Public Contact:


Licensing and Certification:

None required

Education and Experience:
  1. High School Diploma or equivalent

Essential Skills and Experience:
  1. Basic understanding of shop math
  2. Ability to read blueprints, specification and follow procedures
  3. Attention to quality and pride in workmanship.
  4. Problem analysis and problem resolution at an organizational level.
  5. Commitment to company values.

Physical Demands:
  1. Extended periods of standing.
  2. Frequent crouching, kneeling, bending and stooping.
  3. Occasional ascending/descending stairs or ladder.
  4. Occasional pushing or pulling.
  5. Ability to routinely lift 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 100lbs.
  6. Ability to work overtime including Saturdays

Work Environment:

Work is primarily performed indoors.

XL Specialized Trailers is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran