Brake Press Operator, Concrete Slip Form Machinery                         Industry:  Machinery Manufacturer

About Miller Formless

Miller Formless was founded in 1970 as a leading provider of mid-sized automated paving systems and other  products.  Headquartered in McHenry, Illinois, the company continues to provide the same quality product and service it pioneered in the 1960’s.  With a global sales organization and manufacturing operations in Europe; its machines are currently in use throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, Asia, and Australia.

Job Tasks:

  • Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece
  • Verifies workpiece to specifications using square, ruler and measuring tape
  • Assist in the setup and operation of machine tools associated with metal forming, such as a brake press, punch press, and shear
  • Handling and moving objects – Using hands, and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials or processes

Required Knowledge:

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and manuals preferred
  • Good at math
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift heavy items
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools


Willing to learn:

  • Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem
  • Review samples, drawings, or instructions to understand the specifications of the output
  • Plan the sequence of necessary actions for the completion of a job
  • Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping
  • Select appropriate machines and position or load material and identify issues
  • Monitor machine while working to identify issues
  • Check output to ensure consistency and specifications and discard defects


Credentials and Experience:

  • Mathematics – Using mathematics to solve problems
  • Equipment Selection – Determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents


Specific Requirements (established by Supervisor)

  • Willing to work overtime and/or Saturdays as requested by Foreman
  • Work well with others
  • On time and good attendance
  • Maintain a positive attitude

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