JBT Corporation

  • Sheet Metal Specialist

    Job Locations US-FL-Lakeland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 9:19 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Direct Labor
    Salary Range
    $20 - $26 an hour
  • Overview

    JBT is a leading supplier of integrated food processing solutions.  From single machines to complete processing lines, we enhance value and capture quality, nutrition and taste in food products. As a local presence on six continents, we can quickly provide customers and partners in the food processing industry with know-how, service, and support that ensure their profitable enterprise.





    • Perform simple to complex sheet metal working techniques to produce miscellaneous parts and equipment for industrial food processing equipment manufacturer.
    • Use standard methods, procedures and documentation such as routings, work orders, verbal and written instructions, prints sketches, charts, and tables.



    • High school diploma or G.E.D.
    • Experience working with heavy gauge (7 gauge) stainless steel sheet metal.
    • Experience working on CNC brakes and laser (Trumpf), and iron worker sheer.
    • Will be forming, cutting, and some grinding of sheet metal.
    • Must be able to read blueprints.
    • Required to perform set-up, programming, and operation.
    • 2 years trades training and or minimum one year experience in an industrial environment.
    • Must have basic tools of the trade.
    • Ability to use shop arithmetic including decimals and fractions.
    • In process checks will be required by the operator to maintain all required tolerances and quality requirements
    • Organize work area before and after parts are processed, stacking completed parts properly to prevent handling/transport damage
    • Efficiently and accurately form parts, assist in driving improvements in the area
    • Ability to think through and solve production problems with minimal help and supervision
    • Working knowledge of Bend Allowances, K-Factors, Radiuses, and how to choose the right dies for a specific application


    • 5+ years of Setup experience on Press Brakes
    • Preferred: 5+ years on Trumpf 5320 or equivalent CNC equipment
    • Acceptable: 5+ years on Trumpf 3120 or equivalent CNC equipment  
    • Ability to read blueprints


    You must be physically capable of:

    • Working 10 hours per day, 6 days a week for 12 months.
    • Working around moving industrial machinery.
    • Using hand tools.
    • Lifting parts or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
    • Occasional stooping, crouching, and reaching.
    • Walking and standing for entire shift.
    • Receiving and conveying detailed instructions.
    • Applying pressure to an object with fingers and palm and perceiving the texture of parts.
    • Working around exposure to machinery noise, coolants and oils, and fumes from associated flammable aerosol products.
    • Working around exposure from metal turnings, sharp metal edges, and moving machinery.
    • Working in moderate to extreme heat or cold.
    • Capable of handling moderate stress to complete work due to time constraints.
    • Stepping up/down material handling equipment (forklift truck).



    JBT Corporation offers the growth potential of a company with a developing technology that is unique in its field, plus frequent company-sponsored events and a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage and 401(k) plan.


    It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org


    You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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