Press brake operator

  • Job Reference: 34666
  • Date Posted: 20 April 2017
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £8.00 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: .
  • Sector: Engineerg/machine
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: temp to perm
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Stafflex are looking to recruit a fully trained Press Brake Setter Operator.

Our client are looking for a skilled CNC Press Brake setter /operator to start as soon as possible. The suitable candidate for this role will be able to hit the ground running, with a good eye for detail, confidence and competence.


  • Create and enter CNC programmes into the Press brake controller
  • Set the machine using the correct tooling appropriate to the program
  • Responsible for folding thin and medium gauge (0.7mm-15mm) sheet metal components
  • Read and interpret shop orders, including sheet metal development / customer drawings
  • Responsible for producing quality items to tight tolerances
  • Set-up and operate press brakes without assistance using bend allowances.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality workmanship and tolerance specifications
  • Responsible for filling out paperwork associated with work performed