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CNC Operators /3rd shift (14.50- 19.16/ hr)

Are looking to join a growing company offering: 

  • Advancement opportunities, 
  • Competitive wages, 
  • Excellent benefits package, 
  • Security of knowing that GSM has been a proud employer in South Bend since the early 1920's, 
  • Plus a brand new state-of-the-art facility, ---- your search is over! Come Join Our Team!

CNC Press Brake Operators, Laser/Profiling Operators, Stamping Press Operators & Specialty Machine Operators

$14.50-$19.16/ hour! Your skills and work ethic can propel you quickly through the benchmark system designed to increase wages as position proficiency increases.  You hold the key to  how quickly you move from the New Hire rate then progressing to Qualifying, Level 1, Level 2 and finally to Level 3. Plus earn a $1.00 shift premium for 3rd shift!

CNC Press Brake Operator: Responsible for safely, productively, and skillfully creating beautiful metal fabricated parts to print.  Daily preventive maintenance and cleaning is required on: the press brake, inspection equipment, computer equipment, and the surrounding area.   Proper maintenance ensures our equipment runs in top factory condition and to full capability every day and the production environment is organized and efficient.

Laser/Profiling Operator: Responsible for expertly operating high performing CNC laser equipment to safely produce beautiful metal parts to customer print specifications.  These parts are to meet or exceed established quality and productivity standards.

Key Responsibilities and Purpose
The primary responsibility of an operator is to produce quality metal fabricated parts to customer print specifications using allotted standard times and processes.

Additional tasks include: (may vary by machine)

  • Using inspection devices to inspect parts, according to print and product inspection plan (PIP)
  • Using check fixtures to verify that the part is to print as required
  • Making small, mathematically calculated, angle corrections
  • Orienting the part correctly
  • Picking tooling, as identified in the CNC program, from tooling inventory
  • Loading tooling in the order identified in the CNC program
  • Gathering required documents (Process Photos, Process Inspection Plans, Job Traveler, Print and work in process parts) to successfully run the job
  • Reading the print fully to understand tolerances, geometry, material thickness and special instructions
  • Reading traveler for special instructions
  • Wearing proper protective equipment, as directed by equipment or process
  • Understanding safety requirements in every area, and complying
  • Using material data sheets effectively
  • Running nested machine posts according to the production schedule
  • Ensuring material is staged on the automated loader for “production plan” performance
  • Loading materials with fork trucks, cranes, carts and non-standard “drop” material by hand as required
  • Entering sourced material into the ERP system
  • Unloading tables by repetitively lifting and placing metal blanks or finished parts into containers (bins, boxes, gongs)
  • Ensuring machine optics are maintained by performing a tape shot, focusing the lens, cleaning the lens, cleaning nozzles, and replacing lens, nozzles, tips, and other supplies as needed
  • Emptying dust collection bins according to preventive maintenance schedules
  • Accurately entering production information into the GSM ERP system.

Qualifications and Competencies
To perform this job successfully, an individual must display the ability to read a blue print, calculate negative and positive adjustments, and have an understanding of basic geometry concepts.  They must possess basic computer skills including:
• CNC Interface
• Desktop or workstation computer
• Manufacturing software and programs

• Press Brake, CNC or Quality or Machining Certification (preferred)
• Blue Print reading
• High school diploma or equivalent (preferred)

Minimum 1 year in a manufacturing environment

Conditions of Hire
All employment with GSMW, Inc. is at-will by the employer and employee and therefore subject to change. 

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