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Brake Press Setup Operator

Department: Manufacturing / Production
Location: Port Washington, WI

Posted: March 16, 2018


1st and 2nd


1st 5:30am - 3:30pm
2nd: 3:30pm - 1:30am

Monday - Thursday.
Overtime Fridays and Saturday

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Production Supervisor, the Brake Press Setup/Operator sets-up and operates brake presses and punch presses to form and bend a variety of materials. Responsible for part quality and efficiency.


- Experienced-based Starting Wage
- Group Insurance Plans (medical, dental, vision, life)
- Disability Insurance
- Retirement Benefits (including match percentage)
- Tuition Assistance
- Paid Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave after 60 days
- Ten paid holidays per year

Key Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

• Set-up, adjust, and operate brake press and punch press to form, bend and punch a variety of work
• Set-up dies and gauges, adjust ram stroke to form materials to proper angle and radii
• Work from drawings, specifications, patterns, or templates
• Use scale, protractor, fixed angle and radii gauges
• Sorting and packaging parts
• Verify quantity & quality of material
• Moves raw material to and from production areas as necessary
• Operates overhead crane while moving product
• Responsible for strict adherence to all company/departmental policies and procedures related to safety and conduct
• Other duties as assigned or required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.

• Good math skills; Basic reading & writing skills
• Regular attendance is required; punctual, dependable
• Strong attention to detail
• Regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, tools, or controls
• Vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision & depth perception
• Occasionally required to sit, reach above shoulders, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
• Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
• Ability to work overtime when required

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