Press Brake Operator—Class A

Position Description

Pay Range: $16.00 - $29.00

All second shift positions receive a $0.75 cent shift differential increase in pay.

Reports to: Fabrication Manager

Department: Fabrication


Class A set up and operate computer-controlled LVD, Niagra, and Accupress press brakes from 80 to 120 tons. Maintain its operation in a safe, productive manner.


  • Set up and operate a brake press in accordance with established procedures and guidelines
  • Read and interpret blueprints and diagrams to properly calibrate brake press to specifications 
  • Adjust machine settings to complete forming jobs according to specification accurately, and in a timely fashion
  • Perform a first article and in-process inspection report
  • Read tape measures and protractors, calipers, and other tools necessary to perform job


  • Minimum of five years of recent work experience in programming, performing set up and operation of press brakes
  • Candidates should be able to set up jobs without supervision from day of hire
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently in order to derive and communicate information from manufacturing documents
  • Good communication, multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to stand/sit or walk for up to 10 hours per day
  • Ability to regularly lift and twist the torso with packages up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally lift up to 90 pounds

R&M Manufacturing reserves the right to modify the job description at any time.

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