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KMC Stampings
Attn: Human Resources
1221 S. Park Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
Fax: 262-387-2102

Brake Press Operator

Department: Manufacturing / Production
Location: Port Washington, WI
Posted: March 11, 2019


2nd Shift- Full Time


3:30pm – 1:30am

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Laser Supervisor, the Brake Press Operator operates manual brake presses and punch presses to form and bend a variety of materials.  Responsible for part quality and efficiency.



  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Opportunity for vertical and horizontal internal growth
  • A business casual work environment
  • Competitive, experienced-based wage
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Choice of medical insurance plans, one that offers $0 employee premium
  • Group insurance plans (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid personal time and vacation after 60 days
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Free coffee


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.


  • Highly motivated self starter
  • Requires 6-12 months of relevant manufacturing experience
  • Good math skills
  • Basic reading & writing skills
  • Regular attendance is required; punctual, dependable
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Interpersonal skills & friendly attitude
  • Ability to function well in a team environment
  • Ability to respond to ever changing demands with a positive attitude
  • 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 50 pounds
  • Perform all other duties assigned by Supervisor

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.


  • Operate brake press and punch press to form, bend and punch a variety of work
  • Work from drawings, specifications, patterns, or templates
  • Use scale, protractor, fixed angle and radii gauges
  • Sorting and packaging parts
  • Verify quantity & quality of material
  • Empty scrap luggars and performs miscellaneous tasks as required
  • Operates overhead crane while moving product
  • Complete & maintain all required paperwork
  • Responsible for strict adherence to all company/departmental policies and procedures related to safety and conduct rules and other regulations
  • Maintains a safe & clean work environment  & departmental housekeeping standards
  • Other duties as assigned or required