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Turret Press Operator

Vadnais Heights, MN

Order: 4295273494
Skilled Manufacturing Assignment to Hire



• A Competitive Wage

• Full Benefit Package(Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Vol Life)

• 401K Employer Match

• Paid Time Off/ Holiday Pay

• Gym Reimbursement

• Safety Boot and Safety Glasses Reimbursement

• Tuition Reimbursement




To set up Turret machine with the correct tooling to punch metal sheets to customer specifications in an efficient and timely manner.


Using the programs written by Class A or B level Turret Setup & Operators, run program to complete the job according to the customer’s specifications.



• Comply with safety rules as outlined in Lake Air’s Safety Manual and follows safety policies, procedures, rules and work methods.

• Promptly reports injuries for timely diagnosis and medical treatment.

• Makes practical safety suggestions to support continuous improvements in safety



• Verify that parts are properly loaded and that surfaces are properly prepared for fabricating. Confirm machine settings, tooling and/or fixtures are appropriate to the part being run.

• Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. Perform routine machine maintenance.

• Perform punching over a wide range of materials, diameters and shapes.

• Observe machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.

• To ensure safe and efficient machine operation by performing daily maintenance and minor repairs on machine, observing safety standards, and by notifying supervisor when major repairs are needed

• Perform a variety of other production tasks and assist as required. May perform simple, repetitive manual and automated finishing operations.

• Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.

• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

• Perform a variety of other production tasks and assist throughout the shop as required.

• Adjust work routines to meet scheduling demands.

• Maintain a clean and orderly work area.

• Comply with the requirements of the ISO Quality Management System and departmental procedures, and work-instructions.

• Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

• Typically can set up and run a job with no defects or issues.

• Ability to use applied knowledge, determine tool position and order to maximize machine efficiency, adjust ram strokes and material stop gauges etc.

• Demonstrated established knowledge and skill in performing set-ups and operating machines.

• Experience programming a Turret Press.

• Specialized understanding and skill requires performing more complex machine set-up and adjustments.

• Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

• Consistently sets up and runs a job with no defects or issues.

• Routine and preventive maintenance.

• Other responsibilities as required.


Knowledge of

• Reading, comprehension, problem-solving and math skills normally associated with completion of the 12th grade in school

• Knowledge and ability to use all needed equipment and supplies

• Identifying quality and non-conforming products

• Manufacturing environment and how product flows


Skills in

• Reading and following written procedures

• Reading blueprints and performing all necessary measurements

• Quickly and efficiently completing jobs with very few rejects

• Perform the most complex operations without assistance

• Set-up and run a job without assistance and few or no resets

• Candidates should be well organized and goal-oriented with a clear focus on quality, safety, efficiency and team-work. Must be dependable and have a positive attitude with the willingness to learn. Daily