Brake Press Operator (Trumpf)

PRIMARY FUNCTION:Performs a wide variety of press brake operations to produce parts that meet customer specifications.


  • Performs a wide variety of press brake operations, including setups using light to medium gauge sheet metal, aluminum or stainless steel.
  • Sets dies and stops as directed and adjusts ram, backstops and other factors as required to produce bends that conform in all aspects to drawing specifications.\
  • Uses variety of measuring instruments to periodically check and confirm that dimensions and tolerances are met. Must be adept at converting measurements between metric and English systems.
  • Responsible for following all documented and posted safety procedures and requirements.
  • Contributes to efficient company operations by performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with and follow documented Quality/ISO/AS9100 procedures as well as company and department policy.


  • Basic math skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude of machinery.
  • Able to understand basic use of calipers, etc.
  • Comfortable with verbal instructions.
  • Good written skills.
  • Trumpf Brake Press experience preferred.


  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Able to focus on jobs for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time.