Custom Steel Supply - Brake Press and Press Operator

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #11-362-01


In Cooperation with  
Piedmont Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for


Custom Steel Supply is the premier destination for top-quality custom steel parts. We are committed to providing exceptional craftsmanship, innovative solutions, and unmatched customer satisfaction. Join our team of skilled professionals dedicated to meeting and exceeding unique custom part requirements.

Potential employment opportunities exist for our new facility in Laurens:

Brake Press and Press Operator

Job Purpose and Summary: Responsibilities include but not limited to programming and operation of brake press, bending of materials, use of manual and automatic tools, measuring critical dimensions, working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet production needs.

Specific Functions of the Job:
  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears or other metal straightening and bending machines 
  • Maintain the operation of the brake press to meet production requirements 
  • Utilize equipment in a safe manor 
  • Use white samples to ensure product is completed to specification 
  • Ensure all products adhere to the production specifications of the customer 
  • Read and interpret blue prints and process sheets 
  • Inspect all work, prior to sending it down the line 
  • Read a tape measure to take critical measurements 
  • Maintain safe work practices 
  • Assist in training & mentoring newer employees 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment i.e. work station, lunchroom etc. 
  • Participate in continuous improvements, 5S and 8 Waste initiatives, including and not limited to processes, production flow etc. 
  • Report any hazards to the Plant Manager or Supervisor immediately so corrective action can be taken. 
  • Present a professional image of Custom Steel Supply, and a personal commitment to the safety and well being of all employees. 
  • Support the Health & Safety Program 
  • Practice safe and proper use of machinery and tools 
  • Perform all other duties as required 
  • You must adhere to Custom Steel Supply Culture and Guiding Values as stated in orientation. 
General Attribute/Competencies:
  • Ownership – Take pride in the work that is accomplished, and understand the function or process flow for the larger picture. 
  • Organization – Able to maintain process to ensure all relevant information or tools are accessible. 
  • Attention to Detail – Attend to details and pursue quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered. 
  • Adaptability – Adapt and respond to changing conditions, priorities, technology and requirements. 
  • Results Orientation – Able to focus on desired outcomes, and the means by which they are achieved by meeting and or exceeding standards based on past performance, goals and objectives, and as the performance and/or achievements of others. 
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. 
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promote an inclusive environment by understanding all cultural groups. 
  • Commitment to Health & Safety – Work in compliance with all acceptable health and safety legislation and established policies and procedures  
Minimum Educational Requirements:
  • High School Education
Minimum Experience, Abilities Required:
  • Understanding of programming brake press 
  • Basic blue print reading 
  • Knowledge of bending 
  • Ability to read a tape measure 
  • Understand basic tool functions 
  • Hand eye coordination 
  • Physically capable of lifting in excess of 40lbs 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time 
  • Must be able to work any 3 shifts and overtime when needed 


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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