Press Brake/CNC Operator

companyEMI Industries LLC
locationCranston, RI 02910, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/24/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
Job Type



Position Overview:

The Press Brake Operator is responsible for setting up, operating, or tending woodworking or metal fabrication machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood drilling machines. May operate computer numeric controlled (CNC) equipment. Operators make sure their machines are working at full capacity, are stocked with needed materials, are well-maintained and perform periodic checks on output. Finished product is reviewed to ensure it is defect-free and ready for the next step in production.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Safety Sensitive position.
  • Set up and operate machines such as brakes, rolls, sheers, saws, and presses.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications.
  • Select, position, and secure blades, cutters, and fixtures onto machine.
  • Observe operation of machine and adjust the action or programming if needed.
  • Make minor repairs and adjustments to machines and notifies supervisor when major service is required.
  • Maintain cleanliness in assigned area.
  • Maintain all safety standards.
  • Support other departments as necessary.
  • Perform additional assignments in accordance with the Shop Supervisor's direction.
  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their design, use, and maintenance.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Proficient basic math skills.
  • Ability to work in a demanding, multi-task environment.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers and vendors.

Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Trained in lockout/tagout (LOTO).
  • Demonstrate hands-on shop floor experience in both metal and wood manufacturing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of related experience.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; regularly lift and carry objects weighing up to 45 pounds; regularly push and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds; walk and stand for long periods of time; and grasp and manipulate objects.

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.
  • The working conditions are on the manufacturing plant floor. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
EMI Industries, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions, and lactation), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Pay may be based on location. Offers will be adjusted based on an individual's experience, education, and other job-related factors as permitted by law. This description does not alter the at-will status of employment.

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