Press Brake Operator

Mobile, AL | TempToFT

Post Date: 08/17/2017 Job ID: 27552 Industry: Industrial


Press Brake Operator needed for steel fabricating company.


Manufacture metal component parts per customer specifications applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, machining procedures, and layouts/blueprints, layout, and machining procedures.

Operate press break machines.

Run bend and forming operations using standard and custom punches.

Use a CNC controller to input information into machine.

Adjust ram and back gauge locations per process control instructions and blueprints.

Checks height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.

Perform complex programming using all features of the press brake.

Perform spot inspections of parts.

Perform all required routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures.

Complete and maintain paperwork.

Set up light gauge metal.

Configure bend allowances for sheet metal (stainless, aluminum & regular steel).

Check machine for defects and repair if necessary.

Ensure machine is calibrated and cleaned.

Read drawings and blueprints.


High school diploma or equivalent.

3 years of machining experience in a metal manufacturing environment operating press brake.

Understanding of, and experience with, programming codes.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints.

Ability to use measuring instruments (e. g. gauges, micrometers, calipers).

Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to machining problems.

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2014 and 2016 - INC 5000

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