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Pressbrake operator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10 - 13 Per Hour 0.50ph enhancement for afternoon shifts

  • Contact:

    National Temps

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01322 474655

  • Job ref:


  • Duration:

    ongoing - temp to perm

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Rosie McMullen

Swanstaff recruitment are looking for press brake operator's for our prestige client based in Sittingbourne

The Press Brake Operator will use a press brake to bend, shape, cut, and manipulate sheet metal and metal plates.


  • Operates a press brake to manufacture tools, equipment, and other components from sheet metal or metal plates.
  • Prepares, sets up, and adjusts press brake as required by product plans and production schedules.
  • Ensures that there are sufficient raw materials available.
  • Measures and aligns materials to be used.
  • Inspects products, evaluating finished pieces for compliance with quality standards and specifications.
  • Performs routine maintenance on the press brake.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to safely and effectively operate or learn to operate press brake controls.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow product plans.
  • Basic computer and math skills.
  • At least one year of experience in metal fabrication or related work preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to operate the press brake.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying materials.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at a time.

monday to Friday DOE£10- £13 ph 06.00 -14.15pm +0.50ph for afternoon shift 14.15. - 12.30am Monday to Thursday

no rotation of shift you will be placed permon shift of your choice

please call rosie mcmullenon 01322 47 4655 ext 1 to discuss the role further