JLG Industries 2ND & 3RD SHIFT BRAKE PRESS OPERATOR in Appleton, Wisconsin


The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment is a single-source designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus, homeland security vehicles, mobile command, communications vehicles, and airport rescue firefighting vehicles. Our brands are known globally for quality, safety, and innovation.

Oshkosh Fire & Emergency is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.

Summary of Job Description

The positions within Machine Operator I are responsible for checking job sheets and setting up machines for operation. The employee may operate different machines to complete the assigned tasks. They must be able to read blue prints and troubleshoot basic equipment and machines. They must maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment

  • Operate a variety of different machines and equipment

  • Set up and prepare parts for machine operating process

  • Load/unload materials into machines and equipment

  • Apply measurements to parts and equipment

  • Read and understand blue prints, schematic diagrams, etc.

  • Review job orders and paperwork

  • Lift light and/or heavy parts on and off a cart, floor, shelf, etc.

  • Use of a cart to push/pull equipment and parts to and from designated areas

  • Follow written and verbal instructions to complete tasks

  • Assist co-workers with lifting parts

  • Understand the differences in parts and tools

  • Sweep and clean shop area

  • Work overtime and rotate jobs as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment

Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location, position, and other factors.

  • Grinding, buffing, drilling, and bending materials*

  • Assist in inventory of parts*

  • Operate a materials cart or forklift to transport truck parts to and from designated areas*

  • Participate in rotation of operating machines*

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education

  • Previous experience with metal fabrication

Preferred Qualifications to Complete Essential Functions

  • Two or more years of experience in metal fabrication

  • Previous experience in metal fabrication at Pierce as a Team Member or Contractor

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

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