Entry-level Press Operator with apprenticeship opportunity $18.25+
Cedarburg, WI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Entry-level Press Operator (1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift) $18.25 (includes day 1 bonuses)+

We are seeking a Press Operator to become an integral part of our team! This is an entry-level position with opportunities for advancement. The primary opportunities are through a state-sponsored apprenticeship program and on the job training to learn how to setup stamping presses. This program involves company-paid classroom training at MATC on Fridays. Not only will the company cover your tuition, you will be paid to go to class. Upon successful completion of the 18-month program, wages will exceed $20 per hour and you will earn a Press Technician journey workers card from the State of Wisconsin.

We also periodically have openings in our laser, brake press, tooling, and welding departments.

The position offers a good deal of variety in your day to day responsibilities. There is a predictable work schedule, Monday - Thursday with occasional mandatory overtime on Fridays (max would be two weeks per month). There are abundant opportunities for voluntary overtime on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

As a small family owned company, you will have the chance to get to know everyone at the organization and make a meaningful difference towards our success!


  • Operate punch and draw presses
  • Inspect and package parts
  • Run jobs as outlined in job instruction sheet or routing
  • Be willing to be trained on setting up mechanical and hydraulic presses
  • Other duties as assigned.

Example of a stamping press:


  • Must be able to read and follow written and verbal instruction from supervisor or lead person
  • Qualifications are based upon skill, knowledge, ability and previous experience or closely-related or identical work
  • Ability to handle physical workload.
  • Be able to lift at least 50 pounds.

Four ten hour shifts per week

1st shift: 4:00am - 2:00 pm or 6:00 - 4:00 PM - typical starting wage $16.00 plus a $2 bonus if attendance is maintained and $.25 minimum gainsharing payout.

2nd shift: 2:00pm - Midnight - typical staring wage $16.50 plus a $2 bonus if attendance is maintained and $.25 minimum gainsharing payout.

3rd shift 10:00pm - 6:00am typical staring wage $16.50 plus a $2 bonus if attendance is maintained and $.25 minimum gainsharing payout.

Benefits include: Health Insurance or if your spouse provides your insurance we have a $530 monthly payment for waiving health insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Accounts, advancement for skills/merit/cross-training, State Apprenticeship Programs, Life & AD&D, STD, LTD, 401(k) with Employer Match, Vacation, Holidays, Education Assistance, Gainsharing and much more!

ATACO Steel Products Corporation is a privately owned metal components manufacturer, with corporate headquarters in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Our skills in the manufacture of complicated products, such as deep draws, unusual shapes, and close tolerance parts and components, along with our innovative, comprehensive metal fabrication services, assist our customers in meeting their unique needs. ATACO's special skills, consistent quality, and on-time delivery are the reasons our customers look to us as the trusted choice among metal component manufacturers. At ATACO, we pride ourselves on our ability to ensure customer satisfaction in every project.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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