Brake Press Operator – Term

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Date posted: Mar 26, 2021


  • A Brake Operator at MacDon Industries operates the Brake Press to bend and form materials with a large variety of tooling, in order to produce components.


  • Receive instructions from Supervisor
  • Responsible for set-up including understanding of what tooling to use
  • Count pieces as they are completed
  • Use calipers to measure equipment
  • Responsible for run quantities per operation sheet
  • Keep pace with production schedule and work within stated timelines to ensure targeted outputs
  • Receive and interpret written documents (SOP’s, OMS sheets etc.) as well as verbal in order to guide work processes
  • Ability to work safely and inform Supervisor of anything unusual or unsafe
  • Maintain a clean work area using 5S methodology


  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience running a Brake Press
  • Experience in component manufacturing operations
  • Ability to read from technical drawings
  • Knowledge and familiarity with basic hand-held and air tools.
  • Clear communication (understanding written and verbal cues).
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the following requirements:
  • Physically able to lift up to 47 pounds.
  • Physically able to twist and bend frequently.
  • Physically able to walk and/or stand for eight hours.
  • Maintain a good attendance record and comply with company rules and regulations.
  • Able to do shift work (rotating shifts).