Press Brake Operator

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 634694016-2
  • Date Posted: 23 June 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Owen Daniels Consultancy
  • Location: Derby
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Aerospace, Civil Engineering, Manufacturing
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Press Brake Operator

Permanent position

Competitive Salary + Great holiday allowance and other benefits

Day Shift or Late shift

Day Shift - Monday-Thursday 7am-4pm OR 8am-5pm, Friday 7am-12pm

Late Shift - 3pn-1am on Monday, and 3pm-12:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday


Our client is a global, leading precision component manufacturer primarily operating in the Aerospace sector. They manufacture precision engineered parts for aerospace customers (mainly precision fabrication and machining) and are looking for an experienced Press Brake Operator to join their growing team.

Press Brake Operator

Job Specification

Operating Press Brake machine
Forming of sheet metal components in accordance with relevant procedures
Read engineering drawings to the level required for machine set up and operation
Set up machines with the required settings and tooling in accordance with relevant procedures
Measurement of components for conformity
Complete Press brake operations efficiently in accordance with Job Card instructions to achieve the required output levels

Press Brake Operator

Essential Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Experience operating Press Brake machines
Have worked with sheet metal no thicker than 5MM (and to tight tolerances)
Able to read an engineering drawing/job cards

Press Brake Operator

Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications

Previous experience of working to Aerospace standards
Ideally time-served/apprentice trained