Press Break Operator

26 / 03 / 24 |

Atlas Staffing

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You are a machinist and have worked in a fabrication environment? Atlas Staffing is looking for a Press Break Operator for a reputable client in Yakima, WA! 

As a Press Brake Operator, you are responsible for the daily setup and operation of hydraulic CNC-controlled press breaks in a custom sheet metal fabrication shop with some assistance provided. He/she may be required to assist other operators as well.


  • Select the correct tooling for the job with setup documents.
  • Load, install, and correctly set up the tooling required.
  • Perform assigned work to time standards and quality specifications.
  • Account for time and work completed via computer and manual collection methods.
  • Safely operate a forklift to handle materials and complete work.
  • Make routine decisions and use problem-solving to resolve basic manufacturing issues or seek assistance.
  • Report and document basic material, production, and quality issues.
  • Maintain performance logbooks on assigned area equipment, and report deficiencies to the maintenance team.
  • Participate in equipment preventative maintenance at the operator level.
  • Keep work areas clean and organized and take proper care of all equipment and facilities.
  • Follow all company rules and policies.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards.
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Maintain communication with a lead welder, supervisor, engineer, or project manager to overcome obstacles, and time-consuming and to produce the best quality efficiently.

Pay Rate:  $17-26
Shift: Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 3:30 pm


  • Must have strong metal press forming and basic fabrication background.
  • Basic Knowledge and understanding of fabrication, hydraulic press, and/or punch operations including basic setup.
  • Competent at basic dimensional measuring and able to quickly learn the use of precision measurement tools.
  • Demonstrated competency in mathematics and geometry.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and other shop drawings.
  • Ability to work with various types of metal forming constraints with guidance.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Flexible and responsive with a strong teamwork orientation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire to learn new skills and improve my technical knowledge.
  • Commitment to quality and accuracy of work performed.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively implement or respond to change.
  • Safety-conscious behavior


  • Ability to understand basic mechanical and manufacturing techniques.
  • 1-3 minimum experience and /or training
  • High school diploma or GED required.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills:

  • Teamwork
  • Coordination
  • Organization
  • Planning
  • Time management
  • Reporting skills
  • Inventory control
  • Documentation skills
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Data entry skills
  • Dependability
  • Great attitude
  • Growth-minded

Why Choose Atlas Staffing? 

Atlas Staffing is an employment agency that offers great benefits for our temporary and temp-to-hire staffing associates. Beyond the paid sick leave and medical benefits that many of our positions entail, we also have a recruiting staff that is ready to find the type of work YOU are interested in. If you are looking for a long-term career opportunity, then please apply now. 

Atlas Staffing is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


  • Preventative medical benefits for you and your family
  • Employee assistance programs available
  • Referral bonus opportunities
  • Injury medical options available for you and your family
  • Paid Sick Time in accordance with your state.



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