Brake Press Operator - WB ( 2Nd, 3Rd)

Metalcraft Of Mayville West Bend , WI 53096

Posted 3 weeks ago


Reporting to the Brake Press Supervisor this role is primarily responsible for the daily setup and operation of Cincinnati hydraulic CNC controlled press brakes in a just-in-time fabrication shop with some assistance provided. The Brake Press Operator may be required to assist other operators as a helper on key work or machines as required.


  • Set up and operate a hydraulic press or punch press for routine established work.

  • Select correct tooling for the job task with setup documents or supervisor/lead assistance.

  • Load, install and correctly set up the tools required with some assistance from a supervisor or a lead.

  • Perform assigned work to time standards and quality expectations

  • Account for time and work completed via online computer data collection system.

  • Safely operate a forklift to handle materials and completed work.

  • Make routine decisions and use problem solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance.

  • Report and document basic material, production and quality control issues.

  • Maintain performance log books on assigned area equipment, report deficiencies to the maintenance team.

  • Participate in equipment preventative maintenance at the operator level.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have strong metal press forming and basic fabrication background.

  • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools.

  • Demonstrated competency in basic shop math.

  • Basic ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawing aids.

  • Ability to work with various types of metal forming constraints with guidance.

  • Previous experience with overhead crane use is desired.

  • Ability to use a forklift.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement or respond to change.

  • Work in an efficient and timely manner

  • Aptitude to take orders and execute the same efficiently

  • Demonstrated detail orientation, self motivation skills and ability to multi-task

  • A High School diploma or GED Equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manaufacturing environment is strongly desired.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of fabrication, hydralic oress and/or punch operations including basic setup is desired.

Metalcraft of Mayville is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity


Job Expectations

Physical Demands

Physical Activity:






Average lbs.



25 lbs routinely, 55 lbs occasionally



25 lbs routinely, 55 lbs occasionally

Reach Overhead


Comments: Magnet assist for lifting.









Walk/Move About


Occasional: 1-2 hrs./shift Frequently 2-5 hrs./shift Regularly 5-8 hrs./shif

Equipment Operated: Various hand tools, grinders, Dyanfile, sanding, overhead crane, measurement devices.

Personal Protective Equipment Required as Outlined per Company Safety (PPE)Requirements:

No Yes (Steel toe/metatarsal required)

Hearing Protection Eye Protection Safety Shoes Other: Gloves

Work Environment

Regularly exposed to varying temperature conditions between 60-100 degrees Fahrenheit, loud noise, moving machinery parts, airborne particles, and fumes from production equipment.

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Brake Press Operator - WB ( 2Nd, 3Rd)

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