Press Brake Lead - Sheet Metal - 2nd Shift
St. Paul, MN 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Quality Tool’s St. Paul location is experiencing significant growth and is seeking a Press Brake Lead for the 2nd Shift. This position is a working role that requires leadership experience. Quality Tool’s second shift is 3pm to 1:30am Monday – Thursday.
The Press Brake Lead position at Quality Tool offers you a solid company where you can establish long-term employment that will offer growth and opportunity. Quality Tool has some of the latest technology in press bakes in the Amada® HDS and ATC press brakes, along with CNC controlled & programmable Cincinnati press brakes and Salvagnini Panel Bender. Plus, this position offers the perfect hybrid of senior level performance and entry level management.  
We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.
Join us and discover a work experience where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where you can learn and grow to your full potential.
Quality Tool is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including:
·         Competitive wage commensurate with experience.
·         An environment that values your commitment.
·         Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
·         401(k) Plan with company match.
·         Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays.
·         Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance.
·         3pm to 1:30am Monday – Thursday.
  • 10 hour shift

Quality Tool Job Description
Job Title: Brake Press Setup / Operator, Team Lead
Receive work orders and complete programming and specify tooling for forming jobs for 3-5 operators. Communicate needs and read schedules and understand priorities. Communicate with the entire team from Managers to Operators. Ensure work is being done in a timely manner and with quality in mind. Operate Press Brakes daily.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reads and interprets specifications, blueprints, job orders to workers, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences, and assigns duties.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of products.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together.
  • Assures parts comply to drawing specifications.
  • Reports machine and equipment malfunctions to maintenance personal and/or supervisor.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Skills required
Able to set up & run simple to complex parts on a CNC Press Brake in a high mix low volume environment. Able to solve problems, read prints and understand the complexity of a task or job. Must read and interpret layouts, job folders and blueprints for parts in fabrication. Excellent communication skills in this role are required.
  • Set-up and run forming operations with tolerances of +/- .005” to +/- .030” on .020” to .187” thick sheet metal.
  • Set-up and run of Cincinnati CNC Controlled and Amada® HDS and ATC sheet metal press brakes
  • Inspect work, making necessary notations on work orders and set-up files.
  • The nature of the work is high mix, low volume.
Supervisory Responsibilities
Team Leader will help coordinate activities of workers engaged in the Sheet Metal forming department. Assists in all aspects of the daily running of the sheet metal forming department in the absence of the Fabrication Manager.
Education and/or Experience
·         Metal fabrication background required. 5+ years’ experience with setup and operation of CNC Brake Presses is required.
·         Experience forming aluminum, stainless & steel from 20 gage - .75” thick materials.
·         Minimum 2 years lead / Supervisory experience.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
2nd Shift
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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