MEC Inc.

  • Experienced Press Brake Operator

    Posted Date 9 months ago(9 months ago)
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    Job Location: Address
    161 Rock Church Road SE
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  • Overview

    MEC is a manufacturer that provides a broad range of prototyping, manufacturing, production fabricating, coating and assembly services to a variety of markets including agricultural, construction, and military, recreational, medical and industrial. 


    If you are looking for a rewarding career and to be part of a world-class team, you’ve come to the right place.  This is your Company!  MEC is an ESOP Company; employees own a share of the Company.  We truly take “ownership” in everything we do!


    Our culture encourages open dialogue, the sharing of ideas, and recognizes that everyone has something to contribute.  We operate on a first name basis and emphasize the following shared values: teamwork; safety, giving 110%, respect for each other, and diversity.  We are focused on our customers and believe providing excellent value to our customers is key to long-term success.  Finally, at MEC you will find a Company that feels more like a family.  We provide more than MEC jobs, we provide careers.


    At MEC you’ll also find that we offer excellent employee benefits, including: competitive compensation package that includes 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Insurance Benefits, Paid Time Off, and Internship Programs.


    MEC, Inc. is currently looking for experienced brake press operators for our Greenwood, SC location.  And in this position the top candidate will be responsible for setups, adjustments and operation of all sizes of press brakes to perform a wide variety of forming, notching, bending, and punch operations on a diversified line of work. Ability to determine proper dies, setups of dies, setup of gauges, and adjustment of ram stroke to from all types of parts to proper angle and length without the use of work instruction. Ability to determine forming sequence of multiple hit parts without the use of work instruction. Capable of writing work instruction once part setup has been established. Work from drawings, patterns, templates, and specifications. Use vernier, protractor, indicator, radii gauges, etc. Proceed with minimum supervision and instruction.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    **Pay Range $13.83 - $19.34**


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Selects, Positions, and aligns dies in machine ram and bed.


    Turns setscrews or bolts to fasten clamp bar that holds dies in position.


    Writes part programs and stores in machine.


    Lays out or details layout on work stock from blueprints.


    Positions work piece manually or with crane.


    Starts machine to lower ram or depresses pedal to activate ram that bends or cuts metal.


    Verifies dimensions of work piece and make adjustments if necessary.



    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.


    Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


    Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.


    Professionalism: Approaches others in tactful manner; reacts well under pressure treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.


    Safety/Security: Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly; maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.


    QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three years related experience and/or training is preferred.



    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations and to other employees of the organization.



    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.



    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.



    Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

    Ability to use computer.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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