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Set-up equipment, tooling and controls. Operate machine to fabricate specified sheet metal parts within very close tolerances.

1. “Work Safe”.
2. Basic computer operating skills.
3. In addition to the duties and/or responsibilities of Machine Operators II & III, perform the following: Work from blue prints in MES.
4. Determine correct starting points and sequence of bends for indicated operations.
5. Determine from blue print drawing in MES, length of dies needed for type of bend, and position dies in machine.
6. Check die specified for material suitability for material thickness.
7. Set shut height, set controls and adjust or change fingers as required.
8. Set stops and adjust to compensate as required for variations in material and preceding operations.
9. Position piece parts to stops and perform the prescribed sequence of operations to bend, form, and flatten, etc., to numerous sizes and thicknesses of sheet metal.
10. Have a second set of eyes sign off on the production log and or MES for the first set up part for correctness. Check every twentieth part for dimension, squareness, and angular dimensions to match the print.

To perform this job successfully, individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Ability to read and interpret blueprints with 3-dimensional drawings, where some dimensions have to be calculated.
3. Use of decimals, fractions, scales, additions, subtraction, multiplication.
4. Familiarity with and understanding of sheet metal stretches related to material thickness and angular dimensions.

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