Press Brake Operator

Press Brake Operator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Press Brake Operator to join our team.


  • Operate press brake machine;
  • Close attention to detail;
  • Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled;
  • Bend and form the product using the sequence indicated;
  • Check height, depth, and other tolerances using calipers, gauges, and a tape measure;
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials;
  • Perform both visual and dimensional inspections to quality standards;
  • Must be able to read tape measure to 16th inch;
  • Perform spot inspections of parts;
  • Work from shop drawings to produce Quality conforming parts from stainless steel on a CNC Press Brake;
  • Full Benefits available;
  • Work Schedule: Monday – Saturday from 5am to 3:30pm;
  • Change the punch keys as orders state;
  • Stand for long periods, lift up to 50lbs and bend and stoop;
  • Run bend and forming operations using standard and custom punches.


  • 1-3 years previous experience with Press Brake Operations;
  • Regularly lift, push or pull up to 15 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds;
  • Good Attendance;
  • Ability to read, comprehend, follow and document work instructions, standard operating procedures, and training documents;
  • Dexterity and hand and eye coordination;
  • Must be quality and detailed oriented as a Press Brake Operator;
  • Team Work – Works well with team members and other departments;
  • Have reliable attendance & able to work overtime/weekends;
  • Frequently required to perform repetitive or short-cycles work;
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision in which 20/20 or corrected vision to 20/20 vision is required;
  • Lean – Utilizes lean manufacturing principles;
  • Knowledge of various tooling;
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • The noise level in the work environment is generally loud, in which hearing protection is required;
  • Shift: 1PM to 12AM.