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V.M. Choppy & Sons

Full Time Press Brake Operator

Job Summary:

This role is a skilled position responsible for setting up and operating press brakes.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and perform brake operations on various styles of brake machinery according to specifications of work orders and fabrication prints/drawings without supervision
  • Read and interpret mechanical drawings or fabrication prints as needed for accurate and safe brake operation
  • Understand and calculate bend deduction allowances as required to properly and safely set up tooling
  • Follow work order directions and safely produce required quantity of parts efficiently and within the required tolerance and cosmetic quality
  • Adhere to all company safety regulations, including those regarding machine operation and proper guarding
  • Perform inspection to prove required dimensional tolerances and cosmetic requirements are met before submitting to Department Lead or QC for monitoring
  • Cooperate with other employees in the department to maintain a safe working environment
  • Enter time and data entry into company data acquisition system in accordance with company policy
  • Perform light level daily maintenance on assigned brake press equipment
  • Complete assigned work within given timeframe and according to specifications
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned work area
  • Accurately attach, track and process work orders and packing slips for incoming materials and finished products
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in sheet metal precision press brake operations
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints or mechanical drawings involving brake operations
  • Knowledge of how to safely set up and run various styles of Brake machinery including AMADA, Bystronic, Safan Darley and Adira brake machinery
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to operate machines safely and properly
  • Familiarity with shop equipment such as table, panel and chop saws and kick and drill presses

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to arrive promptly for shift and stand and/or walk for duration of shift
  • Ability to hear, speak, kneel, bend and use a step ladder or stool
  • Capable of lifting 75 pounds
  • Capable of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Possess own accurate mechanical measuring tools of the craft (calipers, micrometers, etc.)

Job Type: Full-time

Full Time Press Brake Operator

Job Summary:

This role is a skilled position responsible for setting up and operating press brakes.

Essential Functions:

  • Set up and perform brake operations on various styles of brake machinery according to specifications of work orders and fabrication prints/drawings without supervision
  • Read and interpret mechanical drawings or fabrication prints as needed for accurate and safe brake operation
  • Understand and calculate bend deduction allowances as required to properly and safely set up tooling
  • Follow work order directions and safely produce required quantity of parts efficiently and within the required tolerance and cosmetic quality
  • Adhere to all company safety regulations, including those regarding machine operation and proper guarding
  • Perform inspection to prove required dimensional tolerances and cosmetic requirements are met before submitting to Department Lead or QC for monitoring
  • Cooperate with other employees in the department to maintain a safe working environment
  • Enter time and data entry into company data acquisition system in accordance with company policy
  • Perform light level daily maintenance on assigned brake press equipment
  • Complete assigned work within given timeframe and according to specifications
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned work area
  • Accurately attach, track and process work orders and packing slips for incoming materials and finished products
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in sheet metal precision press brake operations
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints or mechanical drawings involving brake operations
  • Knowledge of how to safely set up and run various styles of Brake machinery including AMADA, Bystronic, Safan Darley and Adira brake machinery
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to operate machines safely and properly
  • Familiarity with shop equipment such as table, panel and chop saws and kick and drill presses

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to arrive promptly for shift and stand and/or walk for duration of shift
  • Ability to hear, speak, kneel, bend and use a step ladder or stool
  • Capable of lifting 75 pounds
  • Capable of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Possess own accurate mechanical measuring tools of the craft (calipers, micrometers, etc.)

Job Type: Full-time

Experienced Welder

Responsible for all production schedules and manufacturing activities on the Fabricated Products production floor.

  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.

You can  apply online now or please contact via the button below. Be sure to reference the position in the subject line.

Experienced Welder

Responsible for all production schedules and manufacturing activities on the Fabricated Products production floor.

  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.
  • Reviews material travelers to insure that there are no material shortages to complete production runs.

You can  apply online now or please contact via the button below. Be sure to reference the position in the subject line.

John Franko
John Franko
Troy, NY
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VM Choppy & Sons gave me exactly what I wanted quicker than I expected for a very reasonable price with zero hassle. Can't recommend these guys enough.