Website Montebello

650 Industrial Drive
Lebanon, KY

Press Operator

TITLE:     Press Operator

REPORTING TO:  Shift Supervisor   



  • Operates the machinery (start, stop, jog, clean, etc.).
  • Loads and lubricates the slugs in the slug tumbler.
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. repeatedly.
  • Removes slugs from the slug tumbler and loads the slug bowl/hopper at the press.
  • Makes adjustments to transfers and tooling and changes tooling at the press, trimmer, internal coater, ovens, and accumulator.
  • Uses and understands specification sheets. Sets-up/changes-over and maintains proper adjustments on assigned machinery to conform to the specification sheet for that job.
  • Takes corrective action when the machinery is not functioning properly.
  • Continuously monitors the quality of the tubes they produce and initiates corrective action for substandard quality.
  • Accepts responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of all information and reports they generate.
  • Monitors the scrap they generate to keep it within acceptable levels.
  • Resolves technical problems with slugs, lacquers and other components as necessary
  • Makes required quality checks and records the results on quality control sheets
  • Monitors the scrap they generate to keep it within acceptable levels.
  • Strives to be a good team member and to promote team effort.
  • Performs all regular daily, weekly or monthly maintenance on assigned machinery according to determined schedule
  • Performs housekeeping duties to include cleaning floors, work benches, work tops, inside and outside of machinery and drying ovens.
  • Helps train new hires
  • Follows all health and safety regulations
  • Functions of this jobrequires regular and punctual employee presence.
  • Other duties as assigned, inside or outside of normal work area or department.



  • Must be able to stand on feet for 8 hours
  • Must be able to lift up to 50+ lbs.
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Must be able to read and understand measuring instruments
  • Must have a good communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English
  • Must be able to communicate with peers and management

QUALIFICATIONS (education & experience)

  • Detailed Oriented
  • Must have an high school education or GED
  • Mechanical Experience a plus



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