Press Operator (USA)


· Operates the machinery (start, stop, jog, clean, etc.).

· Loads and lubricates the slugs in the slug tumbler.

· Must be able to lift 60 lbs. repeatedly.

· Removes slugs from the slug tumbler and loads the slug bowl/hopper at the press.

· Makes adjustments to transfers and tooling and changes tooling at the press, trimmer, internal coater, ovens, and accumulator.

· Uses and understands specification sheets. Sets-up/changes-over and maintains proper adjustments on assigned machinery to conform to the specification sheet for that job.

· Takes corrective action when the machinery is not functioning properly.

· Continuously monitors the quality of the tubes they produce and initiates corrective action for substandard quality.

· Accepts responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of all information and reports they generate.

· Monitors the scrap they generate to keep it within acceptable levels.

· Resolves technical problems with slugs, lacquers and other components as necessary

· Makes required quality checks and records the results on quality control sheets

· Monitors the scrap they generate to keep it within acceptable levels.

· Strives to be a good team member and to promote team effort.

· Performs all regular daily, weekly or monthly maintenance on assigned machinery according to determined schedule

· Performs housekeeping duties to include cleaning floors, work benches, work tops, inside and outside of machinery and drying ovens.

· Helps train new hires

· Follows all health and safety regulations

· Functions of this job requires regular and punctual employee presence.

· Other duties as assigned, inside or outside of normal work area or department.



· Must be able to stand on feet for 8 hours

· Must be able to lift up to 50+ lbs.

· Must be mechanically inclined

· Must be able to read and understand measuring instruments

· Must have a good communication skills

· Must be able to work in a fast pace environment

· Must be able to read, write and understand English

· Must be able to communicate with peers and management

QUALIFICATIONS (education & experience)

· Detailed Oriented

· Must have an high school education or GED

· Mechanical Experience a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Location: Lebanon-KY
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly

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