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Brake Press Operator

Walton Hills, OH 44146

Posted: 09/21/2018 Employment Type: Indefinite Industry: Machining Job Number: 05 - 139543 mp Pay Rate: $17.50/hr

A large manufacturing company is seeking a Brake Press Operator who will be responsible for bending, forming, or flattening materials using the Press Brake or Flattening Press.  Work hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Job Duties:

  • Manually operate a 350 ton Wysong Hydraulic Brake
  • Select and install the press brake dies required to meet the drawing specifications
  • Read and interpret blueprints or drawings to determine the specific forming operation
  • Operate forklift and overhead crane to handle and move materials
  • Chip or grind off excess burn slag using hand scrapers, power chippers, or air grinders prior to forming the materials
  • May operate horizontal band saw and perform burn beveling, shot blasting, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have 2 years shop experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have knowledge of the kind of tools and equipment needed for each job
  • Must be experienced operating a forklift or overhead crane
  • Must be able to read blueprints or drawings
  • Must use geometry and general math to solve problems
  • Paying attention and taking the time to understand the points being made and asking questions is vital for this position
  • Must be able to use your time effectively and efficiently.
  • Adherence to all workplace safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices is important
  • Must have a solid work history with no attendance issues
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds 

Only candidates that can pass a background check and drug screen will be considered.

For an immediate interview, please call 440-253-2983 or submit your resume to

Area Professionals is a division of Area Temps, a staffing industry leader in Northeastern Ohio since 1987.  The Area Professionals team specializes in direct hire and contract recruiting at the professional, mid-management and executive levels.

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