Skip to main content
Questions?  1-877-404-8449
ResourceMFG | Manufacturing Workforce Specialists

Job Information


We are currently looking for skilled Brake Press Operators for a manufacturing partner of ours, located in Grand Rapids, MI. Experience working with Trumpf and Cincinnati brand Brake Presses is desired. This is a 3rd shift opportunity and pay is based on experience ranging between $20-$23 hourly.

Benefits of a Brake Press Operator include:

  • Sunday-Thursday 10 hour work schedule 
  • $1 shift premium for 3rd shift 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FLEX spending and 401k.
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement 

Duties of a Press Brake Operator include:

  • Ability to follow daily schedules and meet production goals.
  • Ability to produce quality parts that meet company/customer specifications.
  • Ability to read and comprehend detailed work instructions, blueprints, and/or drawings.
  • Effectively communicate any issue affecting production to the supervisor.
  • Follow industry and company policies, procedures and safety standards at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs. Activities include lifting, stooping, twisting and bending on a regular basis.
  • Properly change tooling, ram position, ram speed and backstop position as needed.
  • Record daily production and scrap in ERP system.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate a press brake to perform a variety of operations.


Job Requirements

  • Ability to properly set up and operate Brake Press
  • Be able to lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis. Occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Have basic computer skills.
  • Have basic math skills, i.e. be able to count, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Have good eyesight, including depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to differentiate between colors.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience running a Press Brake
  • Proficiency with hand tools.
  • Willing to perform repetitive tasks for extended periods.
  • Working knowledge of calipers, micrometers, tape measures, etc.
Apply Now