Blanking Press Operator

  • Department: Production
  • Division: Service Center
  • Type: Full-time Hourly
  • Location: Columbia, TN, USA

Samuel Son & Co., is Growing! ARE YOU LOOKING for a rewarding career opportunity with a family run, Industry leading organization that has been in business for over 160 years!

Bring your strong experience and motivated attitude to Samuel Son & Co.

If you think you have what it takes to become part of our team, please apply with your resume below.

Here is some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive hourly compensation
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement and career growth

The Blanking Press Operator will operate mechanical and/or hydraulic presses to produce metal blanks as specified by the Customer and as detailed on the in-process check-sheet. The Operator is responsible for ensuring each member of the crew is performing their assigned tasks in accordance to the appropriate Safe Operating Procedures (SOP’s).


  • Monitors machine operation ensuring blanks feed properly and machine operates safely.
  • Maintains production board and completes all other related paperwork in accurate and neat manner.
  • Arranges for material to be delivered to the line as required
  • Confirms correct material is loaded onto the press line un-coiler.
  • Follows set-up steps as described in production set-up information and QDC procedures.
  • Performs First-off and Last-off conformance checks ensuring parts meet customer specifications.
  • Performs Quality checks as per in process check sheets.
  • Responsible for the safe & efficient operation of press line and all personnel.
  • Ensures packaging meets customer specifications.
  • Ensures proper tagging of finished parts and transfer to finished goods area.
  • Leads team ensuring changeovers are done in an efficient manner with minimal downtime.
  • Affixes Green OK to Ship tags once material has met all customer specifications, as required.
  • Provides support to the continuous improvement efforts of the company, in order to improve performance of assigned jobs and remain competitive in the market place.
  • Proven competent to operate a forklift and crane as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


  • 3 years of experience as a metal press operator in automotive blanking
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

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