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Press brake operator


Full time/Permanent

Paying up to £12 per hour dependant on experience 

up to 28k per annum

Up to 45 hours per week Monday to Friday

Pension Scheme

Enhanced holidays plus statutory holiday

On-site parking

About the role:

As a Brake press Operator, you will have primary responsibility for all set-ups and production runs, ensuring safety, accuracy and timelines of all jobs, machines and equipment in the folding area.

Duties of the press brake operator /setter will include:

- Set-up, adjust and prepare press brake (Current machines) Amada, Edwards Pearson.
- Set-up includes but is not limited to;
- Finding correct tooling/program per set-up.
- Check the heights of tooling and adjust back stops etc.

along with light guards.
- Set-up and adjustment of material for folding at correct height.
- Locating programs and adjust tonnage and tooling for each part being formed.
- Provide feedback to Production Manager all jobs not meeting set-up and/or production standards.
- Producing folded parts to drawings supplied, measuring with Vernier Caliper, Protractors etc.
- Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

The Successful Press brake operator setter will :

- This person will work well on their own and as part of a team.
- Good communication skills
- The appropriate person must have a keen eye for detail, and ability to read drawings
- Good mathematical ability and able to use measuring devices such as Vernier callipers and protractors.
- Be able to work in a fast-paced-team environment.

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  Press brake operator/setter