Press Brake Operator

Press Brake Operator

Person Specification:

We are currently looking for an experienced press-brake operator, who can set and operate an Amada CNC sheet metal folding machine. Key attributes must be able to produce high quality sheet metal parts to fine limit specifications in mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, and galvanise for industrial sectors including, retail, lighting, vending, telecommunications, storage, and transport. A highly focused and motivated individual, proactive in wanting to improve processes where possible. Someone who is able to work under time-line pressure and read and interpret engineering drawings. Visually and dimensionally inspect components to ensure they meet required specifications throughout production, to accurately carrying out first off inspections for others if required. Minimum of four years previous press-brake experience in a busy manufacturing environment is mandatory.

High standards of timekeeping and attendance essential.

Ability to follow instruction carefully and precisely.

The ideal candidate will be preferably time served mechanical engineering or relevant NVQ or equivalent qualifications. But not an essential requirement if coming from a long established sheet metal environment.

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Academic qualifications:
  • BTEC Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering
  • NVQ 3 in Mechanical Engineering
  • HNC in Engineering would be desirable
Experience gained:

We would be looking for a minimum of 3-4 years experience in a relevant sheet metal environment.

Terms and Conditions:

Hours of work:
Monday – Thursday
07.30 – 16.30 (Dayshift)
16.30 – 02.00 (Nightshift)

07.30 – 14.00 (Dayshift)
14.00 – 18.00 (Nightshift)

Nightshift attendance allowance £20 per night

Holiday Entitlement
28 days (incl: bank holidays)

Auto-enrolment to Government Pension Scheme (If eligible)
Rate Of Pay = £9.00-£11.50 (D.O.E)

Greenfield Engineering

Greenfield Engineering is established as market leaders in precision, sub-contracted sheet metal fabrication.

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Holsworthy Industrial Estate
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