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Brake Press Trainee - 3rd

Company: Kewaunee International Group
Location: Statesville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Responsible for the production of metal parts using a manual, NC, & CNC controlled fabrication equipment to make precision bends, punches, or cuts into metal to form parts. Refer to blueprints or production documents for efficient and quality production of parts, setting up, programming & final adjustments to the machine to ensure quality parts are being produced. Responsible to ensure that machines are set up properly, working well, operating at full capacity, stocked with needed materials, and performs routine and preventative maintenance tasks. Perform quality checks to pass on quality parts for the next step in production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Learn to set up manual, NC, & CNC fabrication equipment.Learn to select, load and install correct tooling;Learn to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work pieces;Perform quality inspections of parts to produce products that exceed customers' expectations per drawing specifications;Stage completed product on skids;Work from live schedule, verbal and written instructions, bills of material, routing, samples, blueprints and control plans;Maintain good housekeeping in work area;Act responsibly to follow safe operating practices.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Associates degree in related field with 1 year of machine operation experience including setup, or a High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with 1 to 2 years machine operation experience including setup, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualified candidates should:

- Have experience in dimensional measuring and shop math competence

- Have basic computer skills

- Be capable of using calipers, micrometers, and other measuring tools

- Have the ability to read and understand blueprints

- Have effective communication skills to discuss and understand work procedures, training, general direction and other issues with co-workers and supervisor

- Be flexible to perform overtime duties and adjust schedule when required

- Be able to work within


Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Kewaunee International Group, Charlotte , Brake Press Trainee - 3rd, Other , Statesville, North Carolina

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