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Press Brake Operator

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.

 

The Intermediate Sheet Metal Fabricator is responsible for the safe set up and operation of manual sheet metal machines to achieve established quality and efficiency standards. Working within a team, you’ll create quality parts that go into Tennant products. If you self-driven, enjoy use your problem solving then this is the role for you.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Set up and operate Cincinnati CNC press brakes, CNC Mazak, Trumpf, and/or Amada lasers
  • Run manual sheet metal machines
  • Operate additional machines or process steps internal to primary to machine cycle times
  • Perform cutting and/or shaping metal from raw form into usable parts for Assembly or Aftermarket needs
  • Utilize equipment and measurement tools to drive part accuracy within print tolerances and minimize Quality Notifications and Scrap
  • Process may be non-descript or variable, requiring changeovers/setup, troubleshooting, and adjustment to complete assigned tasks
  • Adept at performing 2 or more processes proficiently within the department
  • Assist other operators in understanding quality expectations
  • Act as an agent of change on the shop floor by influencing peers

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical degree and 2 or more years of related Sheet Metal Fabrication experience or 5 or more years of Sheet Metal Fabrication experience
  • Previous press brake operating experience is required.  Prefer Cincinnati experience
  • Must be able to obtain a forklift license through Tennant Co
  • Two years general sheet metal training or two years vocational training in sheet metal or related field preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

 

REQUIRED PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Requires standing 90% of shift
  • Frequent bending, twisting, squatting and lifting with arms extended
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 lbs. Average part weighs 5 - 15 lbs.
  • Requires good manual dexterity
     

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURES:

  • Hearing and vision protection required in all areas
  • Safety shoes required in all areas
  • Exposure to oil, grease, dust, metal particles, sparks, sharp-edged materials

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposed to hazards/risks that require body protection (gloves, pants, steel toes, sleeves, safety glasses, etc.)

 

Begin your journey with us. Let's reinvent how the world cleans. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other basis protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.


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