Brake Press Operator / Fabricator

  • Fond du Lac
  • Marchant Schmidt, Inc.
*Brake Press Operator / Fabricator*

*New hire retention bonus eligible position!!! $500 paid after 6 months of acceptable performance, $1500 paid after 12 months of acceptable performance!!!!*

*About Marchant Schmidt:*
Marchant Schmidt is a growing, customer focused, family-owned business that values *Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation*. We are a global leader in the manufacture of Industrial Food Cutting Solutions and are known as a direct food contact specialist.

*About the Job:*
1st shift starting at 5:00 or 6:00am Monday - Friday
2nd shift starting at 3:30pm Monday - Friday

As a Brake Press Operator/Fabricator at Marchant Schmidt, you will join a team of highly skilled individuals who use precision and attention to detail to turn roughly fabricated machine parts and machines into customer ready equipment that meet USDA sanitation requirements. Much of the work we do is custom stainless-steel work, so our work environment is clean and most of the work is non-routine.

*Primary Responsibilities:*

* Set up and operate fabricating machines such as a CNC brake press, rolls, shears, drill presses and plasma cutting machines.
* Perform transitional forming fabrication, square to round, etc.
* Locate and mark bending and cutting lines onto workpieces
* Develop layouts and plan sequence of operations.
* Cut, form, and straighten stainless steel to blueprint specifications.
* Design and construct templates and fixtures.
* Verify conformance of work pieces to blueprint specifications.
* Deburr parts before sending to next operation.
* Maintain a clean work area, including sweeping the floors.
* Help in other areas as needed.


* High school diploma or equivalent.
* 1-year minimum previous press brake experience required, including machine set up and operation.
* Previous experience in transitional forming preferred.
* Experience in die selection for different material thickness preferred.
* Sheet metal layout experience preferred.
* Welding experience a plus.
* Certified, or the ability to be certified, to operate a forklift and overhead crane.
* Able to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions and apply fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
* Able to meet the physical demands of the job, with or without accommodation:
* Frequently stand and walk; occasionally bend, stoop, kneel.
* Lift and/or move 10 pounds regularly, 25 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
* Use manual dexterity to move and inspect materials.
* Have the visual acuity to see near, far, and peripherally with good depth perception.


* Positive, friendly, respectful, team-based work environment where you are valued as an individual
* Job and task variety
* Temperature controlled shop facility
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
* Health Savings Account
* Life and AD&D Insurance
* Dependent Life Insurance
* Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
* Health Care & Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
* 401K Plan with matching
* Paid Vacation Time
* Paid Holidays
* Educational Reimbursement
* Smoke-free & Drug-free Work Environment
* Employee Assistance Program
* Pet Insurance
* Legal Shield/ID Shield
* Employee referral program

Marchant Schmidt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 920-921-4760 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

We verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 - $27.00 per hour