Koester Metals, Inc.

Fabricate your Future with KMI!

We are a family-run company with a team culture. KMI is a place where the owner will get to know YOU! It is a place where each person makes a difference.

At KMI we WORK hard, but also want you to enjoy your time off.

  • 4-Day Work Week (6 AM – 4:30 PM)
  • All Voluntary Overtime
  • Above Average Wages
  • A Schedule that Fits Your Life

Brake Press operators have the responsibility to:

  • Set up and run state-of-the-art touchscreen CNC press brake machines.
  • Handle correct tool changes.
  • Check parts per customer prints for accuracy using measurement devices.
  • Adjust machine parameters when necessary.
  • Work in other departments as needed.


  • Good math skills.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • “Can-do” approach.
  • Solid attendance record.
  • Productive and work smart.
  • Shows initiative and self-motivation.
  • Willing and able to move to different jobs, tasks, and departments.
  • A person who takes pride in their work.

Benefits of working at KMI include:

· Your contribution matters at KMI

· Paid Time Off (PTO) after 30 days

· Holiday Pay – 8 per calendar year

· Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Package(s)

· 401(k) matching 50% of first 6%

· On-the-Job Training Opportunities

· Educational Reimbursement

· Work with Great people!