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Press Brake Machine Setter / Operator

  • Location: Norwich
  • Salary: £25k - 27k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

Job title:                             Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator  

Role:                                   Permanent          

Salary Range:                    £25,000 - £28,000 DOE

Overtime:                           Paid at a premium          

Hours:                                06.00-16.00 Monday-Thursday + Occasional Friday AM’s     

Location:                            Hethel, Norwich

A Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator is required to join a global leading automotive company who are looking to expand their UK site.

A Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator with experience and knowledge of Laser and/or Punch Presses will be well received.

Due to increased business requirements the company based Hethel, Norwich are looking to recruit a Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator on a permanent basis to work with highly skilled colleagues in an innovative and collaborative team. As a Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator you will be required to:

  • Produce components for assemblies on a CNC Metal profiling machine (Laser and/or Punch Press)
  • Machine start-up, set-up and programme selection
  • Tool selection, cleaning, sharpening & set-up
  • Reading of Engineering Drawings
  • Inspection parts First off/last off prior to next operation
  • Completion of batch cards.
  • Identification of maintenance concerns & first level resolution.
  • Moving parts to next operation.
  • Work in accordance with Health & Safety guidelines including keeping work area and machine clean and tidy.
  • Responsible for using and keeping in good condition P.P.E. equipment supplied. 
  • Understand the need & work within the Company's flexible working patterns.
  • Understand & respond to the quality & process feedback system
  • Advise when Tooling is damaged or worn out and needs replacing.
  • Meet quality & production targets as set by the area Supervisor.
  • Keeping themselves & others safe at all times

Essential Criteria 

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths
  • General Fabrication and sheet metal experience
  • Attention to detail and good communication skills. The ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to work as part of a team or individually as and when required A good level of common sense & attention to detail
  • Must be able to understand & communicate effectively in English both written & verbal.
  • This role can be physically challenging & candidates need to be able to carry out physical tasks.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with a Press Brake Machine Setter/Operator background. In return for your experience, this Hethel based automotive company will offer you:

  • Permanent Contract
  • 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Paid Overtime
  • Pension

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. Apply now If you have a background in Press-Brake Machine Setter/Operating . If you have any questions about the Laminator role, please contact Matt Stride at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446106.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.