Job Posting – Brake Press Operator

Position Overview: We are looking for a Brake Press Operator who will be responsible for programming and operating a CNC Trumpf Brake Press. Candidates must have a good work ethic and a positive attitude, with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate brake press machine.
  • Run bend and forming operations on Multi bend parts using standard and custom tools.
  • Use a CNC controller to input information into machine.
  • Adjust ram and back gauge locations per process control instructions and blueprints.
  • Check heights, depths and thicknesses using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
  • Perform complex programming using all features of the brake press.
  • Work within designated tolerances.
  • Produce parts for assembly operations.
  • Meet customer specifications and delivery requirements.
  • Program the CNC to produce new parts meeting specifications.
  • Perform inspections of parts.
  • Perform all required routine and minor maintenance activities according to procedures.
  • Complete and maintain paperwork.
  • Configure bend allowances for sheet metal (stainless, aluminum & regular steel)
  • Check machine for defects.
  • Ensure machine is calibrated and cleaned.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • 2+ years of experience operating and programming a CNC Trumpf or similar. Experience with Trumpf equipment is preferred.
  • Experience with any other type of programmable brake machine is an asset.
  • Solid background working with sheet metal.
  • Knowledge of tooling and tool maintenance.
  • Proven measurement and mathematical fraction/decimal conversion skills.
  • Ability to distinguish material types, including aluminum, steel, and stainless steel.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in an effective way.
  • Candidate must be a strong team player.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to use various measuring equipment.

For further information please contact:

Julia Sciascia

Human Resources Consultant

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