Title: Press Brake Operator
Location: Prophetstown, IL
Department: Manufacturing Production


IMH Products is seeking an experienced press brake operator. Openings are available on the first and second shifts.

Job Duties

  • Determines sequence of operations by studying blueprints, specifications, and work orders.
  • Prepares machine for production by positioning and securing dies, stops, guides, and turntables.
  • Regulates machining by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Produces parts by locating and marking reference points on workpiece with rule, compass, template, etc.; positioning or aligning workpiece against stops and guides or with die and operating equipment.
  • Maintains specifications by observing operations, detecting malfunctions, inspecting parts, adjusting controls, and replacing dies.
  • Resolves production problems by altering process to meet specifications and notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Facilitates operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and calling for repairs.
  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • HS diploma or GED required.
  • Must work well as part of a team in a fast-paced warehouse environment.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift 50 pounds.