Press Operator - Woodland, WA

Employer: LifePort

Job Description:
Position Title: Press Operator
Reports To: Production Manager
Department Name: Production
FLSA: Hourly

LifePort believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the individual nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Position Overview:
This position is responsible for setting up and operating a hydraulic press, material sheeter, and other secondary equipment.

Essential Functions:
•Perform preoperational checks of hydraulic press and associated equipment prior to use
•Set up, adjust, and operate hydraulic press
•Set up material sheeter equipment to feed material into press
•Conducts visual inspection of samples prior to running job
•Perform work in line with quality requirements and ensure that parts are made to print and per manufacturing process and material specifications
•Interprets equipment diagnostics, troubleshoots breakdowns, and makes necessary adjustments to complete the job
•Perform regular maintenance, cleaning, and changeovers of press from one job to another
•Utilize hydraulic press in most efficient manner that is consistent with operational limitations, in order to prevent damage
•Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function
•Maintain a safe and efficient work environment

Job Specifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
•Excellent organization skills with strong attention to detail
•Excellent teamwork skills and high degree of initiative required
•Excellent communication both written and verbal
•Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative
•Aerospace experience preferred
•Have basic knowledge of the use and maintenance of common shop tools
•Ability to lift, carry, push & pull at least (50-lbs)
Education, Certifications and Experience:
•High school diploma or GED
•3-5 years of experience setting up and operating a hydraulic press, sheeter, and other secondary equipment

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Working conditions are normal for that of a manufacturing/machine shop/office environment.

All employees are expected to adhere to Company safety policies and wear personal protective equipment when exposed to work areas or performing tasks where it is required.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.14 is required.

The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.

Our Competitive Benefits Include:
•PTO – Paid Time off and emergency/personal sick leave
•Annual performance bonus program
•Wellness program and onsite gym with free personal training
•Flexible schedule
•Paid company holidays
•Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits with HSA and FSA options
•401K with employer contribution
•Employer paid basic life & disability coverage
•Employee life assistance program
•Additional voluntary benefits include: LegalShield, long term disability, pet insurance, voluntary accident, voluntary hospital Indemnity and voluntary critical illness.


To learn more about this opportunity please visit our careers site at: or email our HR team at [email protected]

Contact Person: Michelle Wynne
Phone: 3609380484
Email: [email protected]
Location: • ,
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $28.00/hr

Posted on February 02, 2023

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