Cedar Lake Engineering > Punch Press Setup Operator

Skilled Punch Press Setup Operator

Punch Press Setup Operator:

We are looking for a skilled punch press operator to set up and operate our presses.

Punch Press Setup Operator Responsibilities:

Setup and operation of Punch Presses. 
  • Bring new ideas to help with workflow
  • Set up punch press machines 
  • Ensure proper setup of tooling to specifications and make sure they conform
  • Troubleshoot nonconforming parts for possible material or tooling issues
  • Inspect parts regularly to meet blueprint specifications and catch problems in the early stages
  • Troubleshoot minor machine issues or contact tooling/supervisor 
  • Regular machine maintenance when necessary
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of machines 
  • Consistently drive efficiency and produce high-quality parts because our customers are important
  • Monitoring setup and production time while documenting results to troubleshoot issues
  • Effectively meet minimum production standards and exceed expectations
  • Follow all safety rules of the company because your safety is important to us
  • Keep work area clean and clutter-free
  • Bend, twist, reach while standing during scheduled shift
  • Lift 50 lbs. throughout the workday

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Solid work history
  • 1-year Punch Press Experience with setup preferred
  • Ability to work a consistent work schedule including overtime when needed

Preferred Skills

  • Prior Setup experience
  • Eye for quality
  • Teamwork 
  • Inspect parts 
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Ability to work with little supervision


Cedar Lake Engineering is a metal manufacturing company Located in Maple Lake, MN. We specialize in metal stamping, forming, laser cutting, machining, assemblies, welding, and more. We serve diverse customers and industries including Agricultural, Vending, Furniture, Hardware, Marine, Contract Manufacturing, Transportation, Commercial Industry Fields, and more. We are actively hiring and looking to build up a strong team of hardworking dedicated employees. Join our team by filling out the application and submitting your resume.


  • $18.00 – $25.00 DOE


  • Monday: 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Friday: 7:00am – 11:00am
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