AAF Flanders Press Brake Operator in United States

Press Brake Operator

About the Organization

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter- and the AAF International- brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Operates the shearer, notcher, punch press, roller, and spot welder to fabricate filter boards and other metal attachments for filters. Prepares and distributes filter orders for the next production area.


  • Operates the shearer, notcher, punch press, and roller to fabricate parts to be attached to filters.

  • Performs quality control on filter boards by checking fabricated boards against specifications.

  • Reads flat patterns to know which parts need to be made and attached to each filter.

  • Spot welds carbon cells.

  • Collects fabricated metal parts for filters and delivers them to the next production stage.

  • Uses a stretch wrap machine to prepare orders for delivery to filter production.

  • Operates a forklift to transfer metal parts.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • Inspects each fabricated part against specifications before sending the part to the next production phase.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred, or six months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and training.

  • Requires the ability to read and follow flat patterns.

  • Measurement skill is required to 1/32 inch.

  • Has the knowledge to be able to identify different types of metal.

  • Requires experience or education to equal three months experience in metal fabrication.



EEO Job Category


Position Requirements


  • Must be able to lift up to approximately 50 pounds.

  • Stands almost all day to perform the job duties.

  • Bends and reaches to place metal pieces onto pallets.

  • Drives a forklift.

  • Works in the metal shop with exposure to noise, dust, and metal shavings.

  • Safety glasses are required at all times to protect against dust and metal splinters.

  • Maintains a steady work speed to meet order demands.

  • Requires the ability to work with precision instruments.

  • Must be able to withstand both cold and hot conditions, depending on location and weather.

  • Must be able to travel throughout the facility to obtain information needed to perform job functions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.






Press Brake Operator




Flanders Filters Inc - CSC 55 / 57

This position is currently accepting applications.