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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

CNC Turret Punch Press Machine Operator

Rochester, USA


Job Description


Operate the CNC Turret Punch and support the production team by, operating machinery, bending, punching or sawing of metal products as instructed by supervisors. Produce a variety of parts, all of which must meet the dimensional specifications of the mechanical engineered drawings.


  • Operate the CNC Turret Punch and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators.
  • Select proper die clearances based on material requirements.
  • Set up tooling, load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.
  • Determine condition of tools and point of re-sharpening.
  • Re-sharpen punches and dies as needed.
  • Work in a fast paced environment with fast changing priorities.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Follow all company rules and policies.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Prepare product for shipment.
  • Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually up to 60 pounds, or by using hoist. Physically able to clear jams from machine.
  • Operate machinery used in the production process, or assist machine operators.
  • Uphold all OSHA standards applicable to the responsibilities above.


  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • 2+ years of experience operating and programming the Trumpf similar CNC Turret Punchespreferred.
  • Solid background working with sheet metal.
  • Knowledge of tooling and tool maintenance.
  • Proven measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills.
  • Ability to distinguish material types including Aluminum, Steel and Stainless Steel, Copper and Brass.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in an effective way.
  • Flexible schedule is preferred; this position requires shift work as well as some weekend work.
  • Candidate has to be a strong Team player.
  • Candidate has to be reliable.
  • Ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision while meeting all product quality requirements.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and ruler (ability to convert fractions to decimals and conversely decimals to fractions).
  • Ability to read blueprints and have knowledge of engineered specified tolerances.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds frequently.

Role: CNC Turret Punch Press Machine Operator
Job Type:
Location: Rochester,

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