CNC Press Brake Operator


Located in Colorado Springs, CO

Salary: $16-$18 DOE

Express Employment is hiring for a CNC Press Brake Operator 2nd shift available. Pay will DOE $16-18 to start.

General Job Description

Press brake operators produce parts from metal, plastic or other materials using a press brake, a computer numeric controlled (CNC) piece of equipment that makes precision bends with material. Press brake operators look at blueprints for details on the bends needed to finish the product, make adjustments to the machine to control speed, path of the bend, as well as make sure the machines are set up properly, working well, and producing quality product. They make sure their machines are working at full capacity, are stocked with needed materials, well-maintained, and perform periodic checks on output. They look at the finished product to ensure it is defect-free and ready for the next step in production.


Essential Duties

*Candidate must possess the ability to set up and operate a hydraulic press brake with CNC controls, with a high degree of efficiency to tight tolerances.

*Know how to perform basic maintenance and achieve peak performance from machines.

*Perform to a high level of craftsmanship with attention to detail.

*Ability to translate print specifications into a set up and executes required bends. Must be able to maintain tight tolerance levels with +/- one degree.

*Ability to read blueprints and understand requirements for bending materials such as K factors and tolerances.

*Must be able to read and properly use a variety of precision measuring tools.

*Knowledge of mathematics and problem solving skills are necessary.

*Understand basic computer set up functions and be able to navigate windows based production network.


Work Environment

This job operates in high volume production manufacturing area. Exposure to a range of metal materials is normal. Job is primarily standing and using arms at extended lengths. Candidate must be comfortable standing and manipulating potentially heavy objects for extended periods of time.


Education and Experience

*High school diploma or equivalent required.

*1-3 years of prior CNC controlled V-Form brake operations required.

*Prior experience in ISO9001 or AS9100 shop helpful but not required.


Express Employment Job Benefits Information:

  • Holiday Pay
  • Health Insurance that meets Affordable Care Act standards
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (K)
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Sick Leave

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