Machine Operator Brake Press

Prince Industries Batavia , IL 60510

Posted 1 month ago


Prince Industries located in Batavia, IL is currently seeking a Press Brake Operator for our fabrication shop. The Press Brake Operator performs operation for production such as press brake/hardware insertion, milling machines, secondary equipment and grinders, etc. to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic workpieces to specified print. We have openings on both first and second shift.

First Shift: 6am

  • 2:30pm M-F

Second Shift: 2:30pm

  • 1am M-TH

$1,000 signing bonus to newly hired candidates.


  • Understands and observes all necessary safety procedures: safety glasses, shoes, ear protection, machine interlocks, lifting guidelines, etc. as designated in specific work area assigned.

  • Visually and dimensionally inspects production parts for any defects and reports defects to immediate supervisor.

  • Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and go-no-go gauges and other instructed equipment.

  • Required to use statistical process control techniques.

  • Reads blueprint for such information as dimensions and tolerances (i.e. GD&T or Manufacturing).

  • Reads and interprets the Job Traveler for such information as number of workpieces to be machined, job rate, sequence of operation, etc.

  • Independently perform all job duties of machine operation with little or no instruction required such as: - Machine startup

  • Adjust tooling to maintain proper sizes

  • Replace broken or worn tooling

  • Identify non-functioning safety equipment or unsafe conditions

  • Conduct daily preventative maintenance checks to include proper coolant levels, filters, fan operation, cleans the machine as needed, etc.

  • Troubleshoots and makes adjustments to equipment as needed for problem resolution.

  • Completes necessary job related paperwork to include tags, inspection documents, production log, etc.

  • Transports finished materials, manually or using pallet jack, to area indicated on the Job Traveler.

  • Establishes, verifies and maintains the established production rate as indicated on the Job Traveler and reports any discrepancies immediately to department supervisor.

  • Maintains good housekeeping in work area.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Previous experience, apprenticeship or formal training.

  • Minimum of 3 or more years machine operation experience in the field or related field.


  • Ability to recognize and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers as needed.

  • Ability to comprehend and follow oral or written instructions.

  • Ability to perform intermediate shop math skills and calculations: fraction conversions, divide, multiply, basic right angle trigonometry, percentages, etc.

  • Knowledge of Prince Industries quality policy and standards.

  • Basic computer skills to perform job/part inquiry, data collection and input.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and use problem solving techniques for problem resolution.

  • Excellent knowledge of machine equipment and tooling requirements.

  • Familiarity and working knowledge with a variety of the industry's concepts, practices and procedures.

  • Mechanically inclined.


  • Regularly required to stand, and reach the duration of shift, 8-10 hours.

  • Frequently required to talk or hear.

  • Occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend.

  • Frequently required to perform repetitive or short-cycles work.

  • Regularly lift, push or pull up to 15 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required.

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.

  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles resulting from metalworking coolants and oils.

  • The noise level in the work environment is generally loud in which hearing protection is required.


  • Paid vacation and holidays (9 per year)

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans

  • Short and Long Term Disability Plans

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with strong employer match

  • Company paid life insurance & AD&D

  • 100% tuition reimbursement for job relation classes

  • PPE reimbursement

  • Your specific benefits package will depend on your position, location, and years of service with Prince.

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Machine Operator Brake Press

Prince Industries