Break Press Operator | Steel King Industries, Inc.


Break Press Operator

Posted: 2023-09-13
Status: Full Time
Location: Rome, Georgia
Deadline: 2024-01-01


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Reporting Relationship

The Brake Press Operator reports directly to the Supervisor.

General Responsibilities

  • Complete employee orientation
  • Read blueprints and weld assemblies to comply with engineering standards
  • Selects, positions and aligns dies in machine ram and bed
  • Devises and builds temporary dies
  • Turns set screws or bolts to fasten clamp bar that holds dies firmly in position
  • Adjusts screws to set specified pressure of ram and clearance between dies to thickness of metal as indicated by calibrated scale or feelers
  • Lay out or detail layout on work stock from blueprints or templates
  • Position workplace manually or with crane to align layout marks to dies
  • Start machine to lower ram or press pedal to activate ram that bends or cuts metal
  • Set stops on machine bed and repositions stock to run successive pieces or to perform multiple operations
  • Verify dimensions of work piece

Additional Duties

  • Projects as assigned by the Supervisor
  • This description is not all-inclusive and represents typical elements and criteria necessary to perform this job successfully

Education/Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training
  • Certification in forklift operation. The company will train, following hire, if necessary

Skills and Abilities

  • Read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Apply skills to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form
  • Write simple correspondence
  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees
  • Satisfactorily perform essential duties
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Employee must be able to regularly stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Use hands to feel, finger or handle all types of materials
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and occasionally sit, climb or balance
  • Requires regular lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust your focus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

Safety Issues

  • Must follow all safety rules and regulations regarding safety policies
  • Follow safety instructions and understand standard operating procedures
  • Regularly check bulletin board safety notices
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to vibration
  • Noise level is usually high and ear plugs are required
  • In the event of violation of the personal health safety and conduct rules, disciplinary actions will be imposed per the disciplinary process


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with, or without notice.

Steel King Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  This means that we do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or other classification protected under applicable law.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered for qualified applicants.

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