Press Brake Operator

Employer
Zenith People
Location
Tyne & Wear, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Press Brake Operator

£25,000 - 28,000

Newcastle

Days

Our client based in the North East is a volume manufacturer with several sites in the UK. Due to a period of growth they are looking for an experienced Press Brake Operator with good engineering skills to join the team

Press Brake Operator

* Responsible for proving programs, operating controls, setting all machine functions, deburring and inspection of parts

* Must be able to work from drawings and sketches, read and understand manuals/specifications or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished products, sequence of operations and set up requirements

* Organising work area before and after parts are processed, stacking completed parts properly

* Detect equipment malfunctions or out of tolerance machining

* Reports all machine malfunctions to management

* Ability to calculate blank sizes, bend locations, appropriate tonnage and tooling for each part being formed

* Communicates with management, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues

* May perform other duties as assigned by management

* Fork lift experience needed

Person Specification

* Experience of working in a fast-moving manufacturing environment

* Direct experience of working on a punch or press brake

* Strong communication skills

* Good problem solving skills

* Some leadership experience would be preferred
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