Press Operator

Job Details

Press Operator

Antioch, Tennessee



Direct Placement

Job Description

Pay Rate: $20 an hour. An Antioch based manufacturer is currently looking for Press Operators. Qualified candidates will have 2-5 years of fine blanking, metal stamping or transfer press. This is a permanent position with full benefits, profit sharing options, 401K and PTO.


Compensation and Hours of the Press Operator:

  • Up to $20.00 an hour (depending on experience)
  • Overtime and Benefit Eligible
  • Monday – Friday
  • Overtime as needed


Requirements of the Press Operator:

  • 2 to 5 years of experience operating automated press machines
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot mechanical issues
  • High level of mechanical aptitude
  • High School Diploma, or GED
  • Forklift certification a plus
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs.


Responsibilites of the Press Operator:

  • Operator will start and run machines, change molds/dies etc., as required.
  • Performs gauge and weight tests during set up to assure weights are within drawing tolerances.
  • Repairs or replaces any mechanical components within areas of responsibility.
  • Record first piece inspection on OPC charts (changeover and set-up).
  • Set up machines according to documented procedures.
  • Meets company’s attendance standards.
  • Performs other duties, as requested or required.