Press Brake Operator Job Responsibilities Include

  • Setup and operate computer programmable/controlled brake press machines
  • Must be able to plan and layout bending sequence, referring to drawings and blueprints
  • Bend products or assemblies of small, light average weight, to large heavy weight
  • Request assistance on large or heavy sheet metal blanks
  • Setup up metal dies in performing operations in forming
  • All parts must be bent to close tolerances
  • Requires aligning, fitting and adjusting parts to meet operating requirements
  • Troubleshoot and rework pieces that fail tests
  • Assist Engineering Personnel in modification, parts substitution, and revisions
  • Possible required minor machine maintenance procedures
  • Coordinates orders on by ship date. Quality control is a requirement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager

Press Brake Operator Required Education and Experience

  • Ability to read and understand blueprint and diagrams
  • 1-2 years previous experience
  • Ability to use basic hand tools and gauges and grinders
  • Computer skills helpful
  • Minimum HS diploma or equivalent
  • Must pass manufacturing basic skills exam
  • Good math and reading skills


Physical Requirements for Press Brake Operator

  • Ability to work in a standing position up to 6 hours
  • Lift up to 70 pounds with or without assistance, bend, twist and reach
  • Ability to read gages, drawings, machine settings, etc.
  • Ability to grip, twist wrist and tighten hands

Excellent salary and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K with company match, paid holidays, your birthday, PTO and sick and vacation!

Heat and Control is an EOE/AA employer committed to workforce diversity.

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