Punch Press Setup Operator

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Set up and operate a CNC press machine to manufacture metal parts according to blueprints and work orders
  • Follow all departmental and company safety rules and procedures
  • Receive instructions, material requirements, prints, routings, and work orders for the job
  • Perform machine set-up, including tool assembly
    Install tooling into the press, secured by means of clamps, wedges, and bolts
  • Check tool alignment prior to operation
  • Perform routine maintenance
  • Make adjustments to the machine to bring the part within tolerances
  • Perform periodic part inspection per job instructions
  • Perform first piece inspection using one or more of the following: a combination square, protractor, calipers, micrometers, or tape measure to assure bends, angles, and dimensions are correct and within given tolerances
  • Maintain work area in a neat and orderly condition


  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Attention to detail


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • HSA
  • 401K with company match up to 4%
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Referral bonus


Maple Lake, MN

Wage Range:

$18 – $25/hr

Shift Hours:

  • Day Shift 6 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday
  • Night Shift 4:30 pm – 3:00 am Monday – Thursday
  • Weekend Shift Friday – Sunday 6:00 am- 6:30 pm

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