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Press Brake Setter

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We have a fantastic new opportunity for an experienced Press Brake Setter to join our client based in Newton Aycliffe.

Reporting to the shop floor supervisor you will be responsible for setting and operating various press brake machines including Armada and Trumpf machines. Working from engineering drawings you will be required to set and operate the machines, check the quality of the product and carry out any additional rework when required.

The ideal candidate must have press brake and setting experience, able to read engineering drawings and work as part of a team As well as individually. All work is timed so working in a timely manner is essential whilst adhering to manufacturing a quality product.


Summary of the role:
  • Setting and operating a CNC press brake machine
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, to ensure finished components are of a high quality and up to standard
  • To ensure a high level of housekeeping is maintained
  • To support team members with other tasks as and when necessary
  • Responsible for ensuring that all Health and Safety Policies are adhered too
  • Working hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am – 16:30pm
  • Candidates must be prepared to work overtime to suit the business needs


Key Skills Required
  • 2 years minimum previous experience of setting Press Brake is essential – ideally using amada presses
  • Knowledge of a working with a wide range of metals including aluminium and galvanised steel
  • Hard working with a great work ethic
  • Effective communication skills
  • Be competent at working alone or as part of a team
  • A strong knowledge of Health and Safety practices
  • A valid forklift truck license would be advantageous
  • Flexibility with working hours to suit customer demand

Due to the highvolume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future. 

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Ref KES-V/5210-20VE

Job title Press Brake Setter

Area Newton Aycliffe

Salary £10 - £12 per hour depending on experience

Hours of work Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm

Permanent / Temporary Permanent