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Press Brake Operator 1

Press Brake Operator 1

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Job Summary:

The Press Brake Operator 1 is responsible for operating a press brake machine to bend, shape, cut, and manipulate sheet metal and metal plates according to specifications.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • Operates a press brake to manufacture parts from sheet metal or metal plates.
  • Prepares, sets up, and adjusts press brake as required by product plans and production schedules.
  • Ensures that there are sufficient raw materials available.
  • Measures and aligns materials to be used.
  • Inspects products, evaluating finished pieces for compliance with quality standards and specifications.
  • Performs routine maintenance on the press brake.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Ability to safely and effectively operate or learn to operate press brake controls.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow product plans including blueprints and drawings.
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Basic computer and math skills


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience operating a press brake machine.
  • At least one year of experience in metal fabrication or related work preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to operate the press brake.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying materials.
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds at a time
  • Must wear PPE, such as gloves, safety glasses, hard hat, and ear protection, while working on the production floor


Salary Description

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Job Function : Manufacturing

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