Press Operators and Production Helpers


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD13.25 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Carbondale, IL - (USA) 2015 W Main Suite 1 IL Carbondale , IL 62901



Job Description

Manpower is hiring Press Operators and General Production Helper Positions for an aluminum extrusion plant in Murphysboro. All shifts.

Job Summary:

Aluminum logs are heated and pressed through a die to obtain various shapes. The Press Operator is responsible for operating the extrusion press. The stretcher and saw Operator checks extrusion for surface defects, square, flatness and records before and after stretch dimensions. Critical features of this job are described under the headings below.

* Maintains professional communication with supervisors and co-workers to insure an efficient and safe work operation.

* Follows instructions on work orders.

* Performs any task assigned by supervisor.

* With the assistance of other personnel; insure safety lockouts are engaged when required.

* Follows safe work procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES while operating auxiliary equipment include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Insures the correct billet is in the oven.

* Insures there is proper tooling clearance by visual inspection through the porthole of the platen.

* Set up proper puller parameters for specific die.

* Leads out the front ends of the metal when exiting the platen.

* Guides the metal down the lead-out table.

* Performs visual checks of metal to insure quality.

* Controls handling equipment.

* Performs any task assigned by supervisor.

* Follows safe work procedures.


* Similar experience preferred

* Regular and predictable attendance

. Safely performs tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of the job.

* Able to maintain departmental production and quality standards.

* Team player.

* Must be able to comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions.

* Must have good written and verbal communication skills completing our written assessments successfully.

* Able to read and interpret die drawings or die prints and measure.

* Must have the initiative to identify, communicate, and correct problems.

* Flexible and able to perform new and/or additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager, Supervisor, or Lead.

* Must be able to perform quality work independently with little supervision.

Are you able to take the heat? Are you comfortable in an industrial environment? Based on your performance and attendance, this could be a temporary to permanent assignment. Background check, drug screen, and other assessments are required. NO REHIRES Join the Manpower team!