Brake Press Operator - (West Bend)

Metalcraft of Mayville

Metalcraft of Mayville is an Equal Opportunity Employer:Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Brake Press Operator - (West Bend)

US-WI-West Bend

Job ID: 2021-2049
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 4
Category: Manufacturing
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc


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.

These are 2nd and 3rd shift positions.


  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals wth disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.



Full time
Salary Range
$31,000.00 - 42,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
West Bend, WI 53095, US
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