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Press Operator- 2nd Shift

Location: CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA, United States
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jan 23, 2023
Job ID: 38591

Job Description
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The Press Operator sets up and operates transfer presses within an assigned production area of the facility in order to manufacture a variety of high-quality products. Additionally, this individual ensures that the presses are operating efficiently and makes any necessary adjustments to resolve minor manufacturing difficulties.


  • Operate various presses in multiple machine combinations to produce a variety of products.

  • Ensure presses are operating efficiently.

  • Set controls and make necessary checks and adjustments to ensure production rates are met and/or improved.

  • Properly install and remove molds and/or press accessories from presses.

  • Operate forklifts and jitneys (up to 25% of the time).

  • Use pre-heaters/bake ovens (up to 50% of the time); mill knives (up to 25% of the time); and pliers, drills, wire brushes, and measuring/recording accessories (up to 25% of the time).

  • Stand (up to 100% of the time), walk (up to 75% of the time), lift (up to 75% of the time), grasp (up to 75% of the time), reach (up to 50% of the time), twist (up to 25% of the time), bend 90 degrees (up to 20% of the time), sit (up to 10% of the time), climb (up to 10% of the time), and push/pull (up to 10% of the time).

  • Carry/lift materials weighing up to 35 pounds (up to 50% of the time) and between 35 and 50 pounds (up to 40% of the time), occasionally carrying/lifting materials weighing over 100 pounds with assistance.

  • Work in warm conditions and around hot equipment.



    • Ability to read, understand, and follow written and/or verbal procedures, processes, and instructions.

    • Ability to read and understand product drawings and basic blueprints.

    • Knowledge of operations planning.

    • Preferred understanding of the Kanban system.

    • Computer literacy, including the ability to become proficient with Excel and SAP software.

    • Knowledge of basic algebra and statistics.

    • Demonstrated attention to detail.

    • Ability to work any shift as well as overtime during the week as needed.

    • Ability to work independent of direct supervision.

    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with supervisors, coworkers, and other shifts and/or departments.

    • Ability to effectively communicate with management and coworkers.

    • Ability to complete the job without direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of self or others.

    • Demonstrated effort toward self-improvement by gaining new knowledge/skills and accepting new assignments.


    • Seven to nine months manufacturing experience.


    • High school diploma or equivalent.


    • Operator certification to remain in the job.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

Parker is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on grounds of age, race, religion, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability in relation to recruitment and employment.

Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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