Press Brake Operator

Zenith People
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Press Brake Operator

£25,000 - 28,000



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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