Press Operator


Position: Press Operator

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Type: Temporary to hire

Location: Schoolcraft, MI 49087

Pay Rate: $14.00/ Hr – with quick advancement opportunities upon hire in

Available Shifts:

1st Shift: Monday-Friday, 6:00am to 2:30pm

Press Operator Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Press Operator in Portage, MI. This position will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of manufacturing machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. The Press Operator should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude. Job duties include:

  • Prepare and operate manufacturing machines, such as lathes, shears, millers, presses, drills, etc., to produce high-quality product for final processing.
  • Load and unload material and product onto the machine.
  • Ability to read a blueprint or job orders to determine product specifications and tooling instructions.
  • Measure dimensions of finished work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot machine as issues arise.

Press Operator Requirements:

  • Previous machine operator or assembler experience preferred.
  • Ability to accurately follow a variety of work instructions.
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects.


  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance after 30 days
  • 401K (eligible from start date, matched after 1 year)
  • Weekly Electronic Pay

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.

About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.

Keywords: Press Operator, Manufacturing, Machine Operator, Schoolcraft


Schoolcraft, Michigan 49087




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Snelling is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and employment is “at will”. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.