Bennet Tool & Die, LLC
  • Gallatin, TN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

This position is second shift working 2:30-1pm Monday Thru Thursday

Position Summary

A Press Operator II has progressive metal stamping experience and has been working with/on Press machines in previous positions that they have held. Some of this time could include schooling and or internships.  May include any of the functions listed below


Essential Functions


  • Required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms to handle material
  • Must be safety conscience always and exercise great care regarding the equipment, materials and the safety of others and oneself.
  • Performs and documents scheduled preventive equipment maintenance.
  • Correctly handles finished product and corresponding documentation.
  • Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches
  • Measures part dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Performs minor machine maintenance such as mixing and applying lubricants to material and/or machine according to training and the job traveler or die setup sheet.
  • Performs daily maintenance on presses and production equipment including cleaning presses, dies and area during and after production
  • Operates single stroke press and auxiliary equipment in a safe and correct manner.
  • Performs and documents required visual and physical quality inspections as indicated by control plan/operator check sheet.
  • Pushes button or depress pedal to activate machine.
  • Stack, label, pack, and transport finished workpieces
  • Load and feed steel coils
  • Read blueprints
  • Inspection devices such as calipers and micrometers


Supervisor Responsibilities

There are no supervisor responsibilities, however they may train others


Desired Qualifications

  • Two years related experience and training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Desire for additional education and training
  • General knowledge of operating metal cutting machine tools, saws, drills, mills, grinders and hand tools
  • Recognize, deploy and properly uses cutting inserts, fixtures and tooling
  • Understand and perform CNC tool wear offsets
  • Knowledge of metal cutting feeds and speeds


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Effectively communicate and understand job instructions both verbally and written


Required License, Certifications, Training

  • Highschool Diploma or GED


Desired License, Certifications, Training

  • NA



Classifications are created to ensure that the organization can adjust positions as the needs for the business changes.

This ensures that the organization can create an environment capable to meet the demands within the industry and allows the organization to change position descriptions as needed. No position title is all inclusive within the organization.

  • Stamping Operator I
  • Stamping Operator II
  • Stamping Operator III
  • Laser Operator
  • Laser Punch Operator
  • Break press Operator

Physical Activities



  • Finger Use:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm.
  • Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing:  Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.  This factor is important if it occurs to be a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
  • Sedentary Work:  Sitting or exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects or one's self
  • Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching the skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work. Detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing:    Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and perceive the nature of sounds
  • Seeing:  The ability to perceive the nature of objects by the eye near and far, depth perception, field of vision, and color vision



  • Repetitive Motions:  Substantial repetitive movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Medium Work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Light Work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. 
  • Climbing:  Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. 
  • Pushing:  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling:  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Medium Probability

  • Very Heavy Work:  Exerting more than 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Working Conditions

More than 50% of Time

  • Intense Noise
  • Hazardous physical conditions (mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibration, etc.)
  • Atmospheric Conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation)
  • Inadequate Lighting
  • Hazardous materials (chemicals, blood and other body fluids, etc.)
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Work space restricts movement/Ergonomics
  • Environmental (imminent danger, threatening environment)







This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Institution and its employees. Bennett Tool & Die LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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