Forge Press Operator

Job Description

BAE Systems Platforms and Services has openings for Forge Press Operators to support the Combat Vehicles business in Anniston, AL.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the set-up and operation of mechanical and/or hydraulic presses utilized to perform such tasks as forging, trimming, cold working, blanking, stamping and forming.
  • Sets, adjusts, and monitors temperature controls of induction heating equipment to control billet heat, as required.
  • Uses standard measuring equipment such as scales and calipers; hot gauges; hand tools of the trade; and a variety of material handling and moving equipment in lifting and transporting dies, parts and materials to and from work stations.
  • Performs related work and work of lower classifications as required.
  • Works with light weight material continuously, average weight material frequently, and heavyweight material occasionally. Utilizes a variety of material handling equipment in handling average or heavyweight materials.
  • Performs general cleanup work as required.
  • Works under general supervision, receiving assistance from higher classified employees when warranted.
  • Works in a team environment.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


  • Typical Education & Experience

    High school degree, or GED equivalent

    Required Skills and Education
    • 1 (one) year experience in the majority of above Principle Duties and Responsibilities.
    • Work requires working knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic presses
    About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

    BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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