Top Press Brake Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Press Brake Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Press Brake Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.7% of Press Brake Operator resumes contained Inspect Parts as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Press Brake Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Press Brake Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Inspect Parts

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Here's how Inspect Parts is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate varies machines, complete work orders in a timely accurate fashion, inspect parts & keep work area clean.
  • Program, set up, run machine, inspect parts to print, move to next operation.
  • Run press brake to form parts accordingly to the blueprints * Inspect parts before running the jobs
  • Used inspection devices to inspect parts according to print and product inspection plan.
  • Inspect parts using calipers, tape measures, protractors, and height gauges.
  • Inspect parts using required measuring equipment to ensure they meet blueprint specifications.
  • Measure and inspect parts with calipers, height gauges, and micrometers.
  • Measure and inspect parts for further production and/or pack for shipping.
  • Inspect parts to ensure quality finished products conveyed to assembly line.
  • Use measuring tools to inspect parts for accuracy.
  • Inspect parts for correct dimensions and quality control.
  • Inspect parts for quality sometimes utilizing x-ray equipment.
  • Count and inspect parts for quality assurance.
  • Inspect parts to manufacturer's print
  • Utilized and set up computer programs to set up and adjust proper tooling Inspect parts for quality and accuracy
  • Change tool descriptions as needed and inspect parts to blueprints.and down load cnc control programs.
  • Set up and run production and prototype parts Inspect parts to blue print

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2. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Downloaded program to CNC Set up press brake to form metal Set up punches to cut metal for forming process
  • Conducted routine preventative maintenance on assigned CNC Press Brake machine to include checking and filling of all oil reservoirs.
  • Program, set up and operate HFB-HFE CNC Press Brake for fabrication of components for commercial cooking stoves.
  • Write programs for brake press, edit programs for CNC laser, 350 brake press as needed.
  • Shaped and customized metal parts with 500 ton CNC press brake and 100 ton CNC press brake.
  • Operated CNC Machine Tools Designed to Make Punches, bends, cuts Into Sheet Or Plate Material.
  • Formed metal doors, jambs, and hardware with CNC press brakes in a production setting.
  • Work closely with CNC operators and other brake operators to ensure that all pieces are compatible.
  • Operate the press brake, the plasma CNC and other machinery used in the production process.
  • Operated and set up CNC brake press using precision measuring instruments such as calipers and protractors.
  • Rotate across 3 CNC press brake machines to produce multiple parts based on daily worksheets.
  • Worked closely with engineers and management to implement new machining in CNC press brake operations.
  • Utilized the CNC Brake Press to bend quality sheet metal products to its proper specifications.
  • Operated a digital CNC controlled brake press, worked from blue prints and utilized measuring devices
  • Press Brake Operator, Shear, CNC Insulation, Inventory, unloading of metal sheets,
  • Set up and operated CNC press brake and shear to create sheet metal products.
  • Trained new employees on CNC operations including offsets, tool changes, and inspection.
  • Operated a CNC press brake to bend metal parts to make a conveyor system.
  • Operate CNC brake press, work on components for X-ray machines / phone towers.
  • Job Duties: Operated CNC press brake machine to bend parts according to specifications.

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3. Drill Press

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Here's how Drill Press is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Job duty included, Brake Press, forklift operating, Heavy crane operating, Entry level welding, drill press.
  • Operated drill press, Hammond's, grinders and mills in the manufacturing of compressor cases, crankshafts.
  • Used a drill press, grinder, and plasma torch and tip and butt machine.
  • Performed drilling, countersinking, counter boring, reaming and milling on drill presses.
  • Filled in on Drill Press as well when Press Brake jobs were slow.
  • Operated drill press to drill out counter sink and tap materials.
  • Drill press operator and press brake operator and operated fork lift
  • Set up and run drill press for drilling and tapping.
  • Run production on press brake machine.operate drill press drilling torsion rods
  • Operated brake press, punch press and drill press.
  • Operated PEM machines, Press Brakes, Punch Presses, SPot welder, Tapping machines and vertical drill presses.
  • Operated brake press, drill press, flat press, and cuttingmachinery.
  • Used shear, brake press, pem machine, and drill press to fabricate and pem parts.

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4. Amada

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Here's how Amada is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operated stamping press before promoted to brake press operator (Amada) for sheet metal fabrication learned to read blueprints.
  • Set up and operated Cincinnati and Amada NC-9 Brake Presses to form parts according to the drawings and/or blueprints.
  • Program set-up, read blueprints, quality control over FAB SHOP on Amada NC brake press.
  • Set up Amada brakes and operated press brakes to bend metals to exact specifications of blueprints.
  • Press Brake Operator: Programming/Setup/Operation of a 30 Ton and 100 Ton Amada Press Brake.
  • Press Brake Operator - Set up and operate 50 & 100 Ton Amada Press Brake.
  • Formed parts according to customer supplied engineering drawings using CNC Amada & AccurPress Brakes.
  • Program and setup Amada RG-80 Press Brake to form sheet metal parts per customer blueprints
  • Read blueprints, some knowledge and training of set ups on Amada Brake Presses.
  • Set up and tear down for Cincinnati presses, Amada turret press experience.
  • Operate and program Amada Press brakes and CNC gasket machine.
  • Direct contact with Amada Tools for replacement orders for CNC.
  • Set up, operate and maintain various Amada press brakes.
  • Operate and maintain Amada 2kw and 4kw industrial laser.
  • Worked on Cincinnati brake press and Amada brake press.
  • Performed the duties of operating an Amada Press Brake.
  • Set up an Amada punch press/ press brake.
  • Set up and ran Amada press brakes.
  • Operated a Cincinnati and Amada press brake.
  • Trained on the Amada Brake Press.

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5. Set-Up

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Here's how Set-Up is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Read blueprints then set-up and operate press brake to meet customer specs/check finished product with caliper/micrometers.
  • Used layouts, blueprints, templates to determine machine set-up.
  • Create and document all new and current part set-up sheets.
  • Performed set-up and operation on turret and brake presses.
  • Perform set-up and first piece inspection of all parts.
  • Supervised, set-up and monitor programs to bend metal.
  • Required to form 25 or more set-ups a shift.
  • Own set-ups to tolerance of customer print.
  • Do my own set-ups with little supervision.
  • Obtain set-up and forming information from blueprints.
  • Completed machine set-ups for different jobs.
  • Worked in various positions within the shop from assembly to spot welding to welding to press brake set-up/operator.
  • Supported fellow Set-up men with machines and tools * Created multiple use tools at individual stations to increase production
  • Specialized in various press brake set-up and operations with Herco control units
  • machine set-up, operation, powder coat spray painting, assembly
  • Brake Press Operator- set-up and run muti axis brakes.
  • Machine operator Set-up my machines daily.
  • Programmed set-up and operated Cincinnati press brakes Suggested ideas for process improvements Maintained 5s program
  • Diagram and Blueprint readingSet-up and production various brake press machinesOverhead Crane operations
  • Programmed set-up and operated Toyokokyi press brakes Collaborated on lean manufacturing opportunities

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6. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing best practices and standard operating and safety procedures.
  • Trained employees on setup and operations of machinery and safety procedures
  • Complied with of all internal and OSHA required safety procedures and maintain high standards of housekeeping in respective areas.
  • Helped to develop and implement safety procedures with concern for employees and their welfare.
  • Maintained a clean and safe work environment and followed all safety procedures.
  • Trained new employees on safety procedures while on a press brake.
  • Train new employees and orientate them with safety procedures.
  • Inspect machine for safety procedures and avoid accidents.
  • Follow All Safety Procedures And Emergency Protocols Operated Press Brake In Order To Make A Quality Product Within Customer Tolerances.

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7. Plastic Material

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Here's how Plastic Material is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operated machines that cut, shaped and formed metal and plastic materials or pieces.
  • Pull plastic material out of mold.
  • Read work orders and production schedules to determine specifications Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Operated injection molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials.
  • Loaded work pieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.

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8. Aluminum

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Here's how Aluminum is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operated aluminum and zinc machinery specifically for automotive parts.
  • Interpret blueprints and program coordinates for bending metals (aluminum-steel) of various thickness, to specified degrees.
  • Operated brake press and shear to bend and cut aluminum components to formed aluminum boats for retail sale.
  • Have worked with different types of metals, from carbon steel to stainless, and even aluminum.
  • Supervised a staff of 15 plant workers to set up new plant to build aluminum boats.
  • Read blueprints and form cold rolled, hot rolled, stainless, and aluminum to specification.
  • Galvanized, stainless, and Satin coat steel as well as aluminum production with varying gauges.
  • Repaired aluminum body panels and cabs: grinding, welding, riveting and panel replacement.
  • Care had to be taken in the preparation of the aluminum to avoid cracking.
  • Worked with various types of metal; Sheet Metal, Galvanized, Aluminum, Titanium
  • Brake press op/ bumper press op/ Shear press op/ Aluminum grinder and sander
  • Obtained appropriate tooling and fixtures and ran stainless, aluminum and steel.
  • Set up, operated and/or tended press brake to bend aluminum material.
  • Operate a brake press and work with different types of aluminum.
  • Read diagram blue print on metal, aluminum and hard plastic.
  • Used the miter saw for cutting aluminum tubing and parts.
  • Formed aluminum and galvanized parts for commercial building HVAC units.
  • Selected and form parts for aluminum light fixtures.
  • Bend aluminum of various sizes and thickness's.
  • Bend or break aluminum to specified parameters per revised blue prints, machine tool and die setups per job orders.

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9. Tape Measure

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Here's how Tape Measure is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Inspected formed parts using tape measure, calipers, micrometers, and documented findings to insure the quality of all products.
  • Use squares, tape measures, calipers, and protractors (digital & non) to ensure product meets blueprint specs.
  • Examined first work piece completed to ensure conformance to specifications, using calipers, protractor, square and tape measure.
  • Utilized precision measuring tools such as digital calipers and tape measures to ensure proper dimensions of finished parts.
  • Use calipers, tape measure, and protractor to ensure length dimensions and formed angles are correct.
  • Checked parts for correct angles and measurements using a protractor, calipers, and tape measure.
  • Form parts and check angles and dimensions Skills UsedRead tape measure and use of a square
  • Used a variety of measuring tools including calipers, micrometers, protractors and tape measures.
  • Use a variety of tools such as square, tape measure and digital caliper.
  • Operated a CNC-controlled brake press using calipers, tape measures, protractors and blueprints.
  • Check parts for accuracy using a tape measure, caliper, protractor, etc.
  • Use of tape measure, caliper, and various tools for precision measurement.
  • Check accuracy of formed parts by using a tape measure or square.
  • Use calipers, tape measures, and templates to form parts.
  • Maintain strict quality requirements using calipers, protractors and tape measures.
  • Used calipers, micrometers and tape measures to ensure quality.
  • Measure parts using calipers and tape measures.
  • Tape measure and caliper protractor used daily.
  • Utilized Ruler/Tape Measure/Caliper/Micrometer Blue Print Reading.
  • Check the dimensions of parts by use of digital calipers/dial calipers & tape measure Check and edit CNC programs.

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10. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Utilized hand tools such as dead blow and ball peen hammers to ensure proper final fit and finish of fabricated parts.
  • Operated and maintained shop hand tools and equipment, including grinder, drill, band saw, and plasma cutter.
  • Operate band saw, operate press break, use hand tools, use plasma cutter, minor welding.
  • Installed, aligned holding fixtures to machine beds using gauges, templates, shims and hand tools.
  • Utilize hand tools and industrial equipment to align and fabricate metal according to diagrams and blueprints.
  • Position guides to secure and direct work pieces, using hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Used an iron worker, steel shear, sand blasting booth and basic hand tools.
  • Operate Brake Press to form metal components for assembly- Wide use of hand tools.
  • Performed assembly of different oven models using part specific hardware and pneumatic hand tools.
  • Test and adjust machine according to product specs, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Use of micrometers, degree finders, squares, tape measures and common hand tools
  • Hand tools such as hammers and specialized tools are used for hammer forming.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds and actions and using gauges and hand tools.
  • Experienced in power hand tools and assembly, as well as driving forklift.
  • Use hand tools and machinery to make precision parts for said products.
  • Buffed And Smoothed Surfaces, Seams, And Joints By Using Hand Tools And Portable Power Tools.
  • Use drill presses, sanders, power drills, chop saws and all hand tools.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • use precision hand tools such as square, protractor and caliper.
  • Use hand tools needed to setup; dial calipers, alan wrench, hammer, open end wrench, calculator.

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11. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • 97056Fabricated stainless steel commercial counter top
  • Fabricate using GMAW and GTAW processes a wide variety of custom parts using steel, aluminum, and stainless steel materials.
  • Set up and ran TruBend 7000 series Brake Press to from parts according to print made from stainless steel or aluminum.
  • Worked with a wide variety of materials, including sheet metal, stainless steel, and aluminum.
  • Judged different types of metals such as stainless steel, galvanized, paint grip, and aluminum.
  • Job Description: Welded stainless steel, pulled sheet metal, and cut and insulated tankers.
  • Operate Cincinnati Press Break Machine (CNC) Analyze Dimensions on Printed Drafts Form Stainless Steel Products
  • Required Heavy Lifting of Sheet Materials such as, Black Iron, Stainless Steel and Aluminum.
  • Set up and operated Premier brand press brakes to run aluminum and stainless steel parts.
  • Perform a variety press brake Operation usually on steel plate, Stainless Steel or aluminum.
  • Sheet metal bending of mild and stainless steel to within a half degree tolerance.
  • Set up machine, change dies and bend stainless steel to blueprint specification.
  • Used forklift/overhead crane equipment to unload carbon alloy or stainless steel per job.
  • Metal include: stainless steel, aluminum, cold steel etc.
  • Press steel and stainless steel parts.
  • Worked with highly cosmetic stainless steel.Proficient with various offset and custom tooling
  • Bend aluminum, stainless steel and other treated steel metal into components for our incubator units.
  • Experience with aluminum, stainless steel and regular steel.
  • Formed stainless steel parts for commercial Restaurant equipment.
  • Formed 10 ga through 3/8" carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

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13. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Brake press operation requires knowledge of precision instruments to produce metal parts and components according to customer specifications, without supervision.
  • Utilized precision measuring tools to ensure products met customer specifications.
  • Solder small metal parts together per customer specifications.
  • Fabricated sheet metal parts to customer specifications.
  • Fabricated sheet metal within .005 inch per customer specifications within the time frame set by the customer.
  • Operate a press brake to form parts for customers according to blueprint and customer specifications.
  • Use of gauges, calipers, and micrometers to maintain tolerances according to customer specifications.
  • Utilized calipers, both digital and manual, to verify conformance to customer specifications.
  • Bend parts to customer specifications while ensuring all parts are damage free.
  • Straighten and flatten parts to customer specifications.
  • Operated and maintained an industrial brake pressFormed parts according to customer specifications
  • read blueprint and bend directions for customer specifications.
  • Bend metal to customer specifications Read blueprint schematics Material handler

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14. Mathematics

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Here's how Mathematics is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
  • Used a brake press, along with critical thinking, mathematics, blueprints and personalizing a program to manufacture parts.
  • Applied extensive use of mathematics and computer knowledge.

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15. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Welded using MIG, TIG, and Stick processes.
  • Migwelded mostly mild steel from 16ga -3/8 plate.
  • Certified Forklift Operator, Certified MIG welder, (carbon steel).Member of Hazmat Team and Emergency Response Team.
  • Set up and ran 3 press brakes, ran shear, mig/tig welding stainless, mild steel and aluminum.
  • brake press, mig/tig welder, prototyping, sheet metal fabrication, shear, cut off saws
  • Grinded and Finished steel/stainless steel/aluminum products Operated press brakes Learned MIG Welding (basics)
  • Spot welding, some mig welding * Operate fork truck * Janitorial
  • Program and operate press brake Maintain equipment Started as a mig welder later trained to tig weld
  • Fall River, WI Metal Fabricator Tig/Mig welding Operated robotic welder Brake press operator
  • Brake Press Operator ,Mig Welder ,Packaging Quality Inspection, Sorting ,Machine Operating Shipping an Reviving , Assembly .

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16. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Acquired skills to efficiently and effectively complete assigned fabrication request to the high quality standards.
  • Blue print reading for the fabrication of parts according to dimension specification requirements, in order to achieve high quality standards.
  • Achieve high quality standards of +/- .005 consistently as well as varied production goals and deadlines.
  • Maintained high quality standards with use of precision measuring tools - calipers, height and depth gauging
  • Operated a C&C brake press in accordance with all safety and quality standards.
  • Verify that finished parts are in compliance with the requirement's and quality standards.
  • Conduct quality analysis to judge if the raw materials confer to the expected quality standards
  • Follow safety rules and quality standards Work with other crew members to maximize productivity and efficient
  • Maintain company quality standards by monitoring part specifications throughout entire operations using micrometers.
  • Analyzed data and made recommendations to achieve (goal) Effectively worked with suppliers to ensure that components metprescribed quality standards
  • Performed job duties in a safe manner while containing quality standards.

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17. Machine Operation

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Here's how Machine Operation is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate fabricator, begin machine and supervise displays plus machine operation to identify malfunction.
  • Operated various equipment with a focus on press brake, injection molding and rivet machine operation.
  • Brake press machine operation, bending & shaping material for office furniture.
  • Brake Press Operator, Silk Screening, Machine Operation
  • Perform set up and machine operation duties.
  • Review blueprint to determine and set machine operations and sequencing to accomplish finished workpiece dimensions as required.
  • Review blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
  • Brake Press Operator Set up Dies for stampings, Die change over and Press Machine operation.

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18. Quality Checks

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Here's how Quality Checks is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Continued doing quality checks periodically throughout production run to insure quality.
  • Use and maintain precision measuring tools such as calipers, protractors and micrometers to perform quality checks of machine work.
  • Preformed quality checks using height gauge, digital or dial calipers on component being formed.
  • Run efficiently at a high rate, preform several quality checks throughout the shift.
  • Assist other team members with problem solving, and quality checks.
  • Performed quality checks on parts with a caliper and square.
  • Read blueprints and perform quality checks specific to blueprint.
  • Stamp press aluminum material, quality checks with calipers.
  • Performed Quality checks on products and parts.
  • Report quantity, quality checks with supervisor.
  • Record data from the quality checks.
  • Perform quality checks on partsas they are handled.
  • Read micrometers - Work with caliper height gage - Performed random quality checks while running parts.
  • Formed Parts for Customer Blueprints Quality Checks with Calibers and Height Gauges Bluprints

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19. Trumpf

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Here's how Trumpf is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Set up and operated the TRUMPF Laser 3000, maintaining constant quality production.
  • Press Brake Operator: Programming/Setup/Operation of a 120 and a 320 Ton Trumpf Press Brake which features 6 axes.
  • Have certification in Trumpf and have had specific training in Connecticut.
  • Trained and excelled on Trumpf press brakes.
  • Operated and set up Trumpf press brakes.
  • Program and operate Trumpf press brakes ranging from 36 tons to 320 tons Train new employees to run machines
  • Set -up, programmed, and operated CNC Trumpf V85 and Accupress Press Brakes.
  • Operate a Trumpf Truebend 3000 at present time.
  • Program, Set Up, an Operate a CNC Press Brake (Trumpf).
  • Operate a number of CNC Trumpf C & V series Press Brakes.
  • Brake Press Operator Specializing in Trumpf brake press programing and FCX series Amada brake presses using Opensheet OS.
  • Operate brake press: Cincinnati, Accurshear, Accurpress, Trumpf, & Facti.

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20. Height Gauges

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Here's how Height Gauges is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Utilized height gauges, calipers, protractor, and square to form aerospace sheet metal brackets to print specification.
  • Used various pin gauges to measure hole tolerances, as well as height gauges for joggles and flanges.
  • Use height gauges, calipers, squares, protractors, to insure product meets tolerances.
  • Use various Calipers, Protractors, Tape Measures, Height Gauges, Forklift Driver.
  • Use of hand tools such as calipers, height gauges, and micrometers.
  • Used various height gauges for joggles and flanges.
  • Use of blueprints, height gauges, calipers, and mics.
  • Monitored product standards and quality-control by using such measuring devices as calipers, protractors, squares, and height gauges.
  • Used tape measures, calipers, protracters, and height gauges.
  • Used height gauges, micrometers, c michs, hole gauges, etc.
  • used micrometers,height gauges, calipers and other precision measuring equipment.

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21. TON Press Brake

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Here's how TON Press Brake is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operated 400/230 ton press brake, set CNC programs to form bends on various gauge metal.
  • Press Brake Operator: Programming/Setup/Operation of a 200 Ton Press Brake which features 6 axes.
  • Program and operate a 130-ton press brake to bend steel parts before being welded.
  • Program and set up 750 ton and 350 ton press brakes.
  • Operated 200 ton and 400 ton press brakes.
  • Operated 2 ton Press Brake machines Loaded work pieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Form sheet metal with the use of a Cincinnati 100 ton Press brake and Trubend CNC Press Brakes.
  • Operate Amada 15 ton press brake.
  • Operated and set up Accurpress 250 ton press brake Followed customer supplied prints
  • Operated Amada 100 ton press brake * Operated roll machine

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22. Turret Punch

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Here's how Turret Punch is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate manual mill, Hagar hydraulic press, turret punch press, cold saw, and finishing tools.
  • Operate metal shear in accordance with prescribed procedures, to proceed to turret punch or other fabrication areas.
  • Operate turret punch as per engineering data and prints to prepare parts to proceed to press brake.
  • Worked on different brake presses, punch presses, and turret punch presses.
  • Operated Whitney Turret Punch Press and Manual Punch Press Machine.
  • Operate a Turret punch, laser and brake press.
  • Changed and maintained the turret punch press tool.
  • Set up and operation of CNC turret punch.
  • Operated turret punches to make custom lighting fixtures.
  • Operate turret punch to punch parts to print.
  • Trained on LASER and turret punch press.
  • Set up, and operate press brakes, saws, and turret punch press.
  • Operate press brakes, saws, stamping presses, and turret punch press.
  • Certified as a SGe8 Servo-Electric Turret Punch Press and Shear Combi-TULUS/Beckhoff Control Systems operator.
  • Set up and operate brake press,turret punch press.
  • Operate Amada Turret punch-press to make steel doors and frames.
  • Operate Amada turret punch press.
  • Operate a euromac cx1250/30 turret punch.
  • set up for Press Brakes-Forming production parts Set up and monitored turret punch Forklift certified
  • shop equipment (turret punch press, cnc milling station, drill press, forklift, etc.

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23. Assembly Line

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Here's how Assembly Line is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Installed heavy blowers weight from 25 pounds to 85 pounds in central heating and air conditioning units on assembly line.
  • Placed as a Line Leader responsible for directly supervising a fast paced assembly line.
  • Used a blueprint in order to make products for an assembly line.
  • Learned to work on the assembly line to produce a finished product.
  • Distinguish double mod and single mod on blocks while on assembly line.
  • Prepared, make and form parts for the assembly line
  • Worked as a part of a production assembly line.
  • Operate sheet metal break press for production assembly line
  • Cover And attach Clip for Electrolux Dishwasher, Operator: John Deere Hood Assembly Line for 525 & 528 Mower Hood
  • set up, forklift driver, assembly line work.
  • Stacked bent product and delivered to assembly line.

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24. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operated manual and CNC press brake to form machine parts with very tight tolerance.
  • Operate press machines to bend metal in tight degrees to create light fixtures.
  • Run and reproduce parts to tight tolerances on complex shop machinery.
  • Bend Parts with tight tolerances to company specs.
  • Work with other departments to reach tight deadlines.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and hold tight tolerances.
  • Hold tight tolerances and always use your PPE.
  • Tightened die nuts to prevent movement.
  • Make refrigeration components for commercial application and tig weld drawer cartridge for units.
  • cut release cables for the rack swing arms that locked hinges shut tightly.
  • Tighten bolds to designated lock procedure using standing forklift to relocate barrels.
  • Welded edges together with a tig welder.
  • Build various products from blueprint Press Brake operator TIG weld various aluminum products
  • Boat Manufacturer Performed all aspects of aluminum boat manufacturing ARC and Tigg Welding Certified Skilled in cutting and production of aluminum parts
  • Improved our quality by "tightening" tolerances.Skills UsedMath, Problem solving, common sense, Product flow, Time managment.

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25. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Moved raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually, or using a hoist.
  • Lift raw materials, final products, and items packed for shipment, manually up to 60 pounds.
  • Produced multiple parts as we produced advanced world class convey system from, basically, raw materials.
  • Form raw materials in various gauges of material to blueprints and hand drawn images.
  • Operate fork lift to move raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintain accurate inventory on all raw materials used in pressing operations.

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26. Steel Parts

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Here's how Steel Parts is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Trained and operated press brake, lifting steel parts, bending to specifications.
  • Program machine to cut and bend steel parts.
  • Fabricate and finish final aluminum and steel parts.
  • Formed steel parts to be welded.
  • Analyze prints to create and design programs on the press brake machine Shape steel parts requiring a minimum tolerance.
  • Form steel parts for locker assembly using brake press with computer auto gage.
  • Formed steel parts for various industries using aCincinatti brake press.
  • Steel Flattener Flatten steel parts for military vehicles.
  • Set up & operate Press Brake form steel parts to print follow QC Stanards

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27. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Recommended and executed quality improvements for production and product*Assigned appropriate manufacturing supervisor, assembler and operator duties.
  • Reported all non-conforming defects to immediate supervisor for proper resolution of product deficiencies.
  • Preformed daily production needs based on daily product specifications and supervisory instructions.
  • Assist department supervisor and lead person with interdepartmental direction and training.
  • Provided employee orientation and translated supervisors' instructions for Spanish-speaking employees.
  • Performed back-up supervisory duties and oversaw approx.
  • Supervised when Supervisor was on vacation.
  • Use of work orders to follow ISO procedures, and completed product quantity for each job performed.
  • Selected correct tooling for the job task with setup documents or lead assistant, or supervisor.
  • Assisted subordinates and supervisors in identifying and resolving problems pertaining to ISO 9001 guidelines.
  • Recognized by supervisor for being a good worker and getting the job done.
  • Provide quality control sheets to supervisors every hour in a random manor.
  • Adhered to and operated under strict safety standards (ISO 9001)
  • Fill in for supervisor and handle materials with forklift as needed.
  • Operate other equipment in the processing department as assigned by supervisor.
  • Assist other employees on processing projects as assigned by supervisor.
  • Do other task throughout the warehouse as given by supervisor.
  • Coordinate with supervisor on the day's task.
  • Trained in and executed ISO 9001 processes.
  • Recognized by supervisors and peers.

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28. Different Types

average Demand
Here's how Different Types is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operated different types of brakes ranging from 30 ton up to 220 ton units.
  • Selected proper tooling for different types of metals and gauge thickness for finish specifications.
  • Set up and ran different types of CNC press brakes.
  • Fabricate various parts out of different types of metals.
  • Work with different types of metal.
  • Operate different types of presses.
  • Worked on several different types of brake presses, hung parts on paint line, assisted on the lasers
  • Set up and operate brakes and presses safely and accurately Worked with coiled sheet metal of various different types
  • Set up and installed many different types of hardware via press brakes and hardware machines.
  • Operated computerized brake press machine bending different types of metals into diferent parts for prodution.Read blueprints to spec.ELECTRO PLATTER

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29. RG

average Demand
Here's how RG is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Stock finished goods into aftermarket in organized manner.
  • Organized defected material for possible re-use.
  • Apply adhesive for fiberglass insulation.
  • Press operator in charge of keeping product flow up to date and to company standards as well as maintaining military specification.
  • Used Hydraulic and centrifugal press brakes to fabricate parts for boats, planes, surge packs, and auxiliary boxes.
  • Organized jobs by demand for parts* Set-up press brakes for machining of parts* Read and interpreted blue prints to complete jobs
  • Used measuring tape protractor and caliper to check dimensions and angles and compared the to target on sheet metal blueprints.
  • Organized production of work orders by prioritizing, negotiating and scheduling delivery of multiple parts of the work order.
  • Perform regular assigned and unassigned housekeeping duties to keep an organized, clean and safe working environment.
  • Controlled large machines used to bend and shape metal sheets at a fabrication shop or manufacturing plant.
  • Organize and separate jobs into boxes or shipping containers in order to ship to customer.
  • Read blueprint from large screen to identify part dimension, angle, and height.
  • Operated a large brake press to manufacture water coolers components to meet customer specifications.
  • Created and organize a sample area of parts to be fitted to area.
  • Used large angle rollers and plate rollers to fabricate parts to specific needs.
  • Organize and label finished parts for the next step of the build.
  • Use of overhead crane to assist in moving and forming large parts.
  • Train new personnel, keep CAD drawings organized for quick reference.
  • Maintained precision .005 tolerances in fabrication of large, multiple-bend assemblies.
  • Job Description: High speed precision stamping and large heavy stamping.

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30. Product Quality

low Demand
Here's how Product Quality is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate trim presses to remove excess metal, inspect to assure product quality.
  • Programmed Brake press and Laser cutting machines * Conducted product quality control inspection
  • Conducted product quality inspections visually inspecting random product samples, recording findings, and reporting statistical deficiencies to management.
  • Worked to effectively achieve cost reductions, product quality, productivity and continual product improvement.
  • Advanced to a position more closely involved with product quality control and customer problem resolutions
  • Conducted operational checks of ducts and other sheet metal installations to determine product quality.

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31. Part Numbers

low Demand
Here's how Part Numbers is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Mark each part with part numbers and put parts in their designated bins.
  • Experienced with verifying part numbers and placing parts in appropriate shipping containers.
  • Input part numbers into system for inventory.

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32. LVD

low Demand
Here's how LVD is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Experience in operating several types of press brakes such as LVD, Armada...etc.
  • Operated ten foot LVD Shear.
  • Created and ran programs for Strippit LVD 150 and 120 Press Brakes using Windows NT.
  • Operated and maintained LVD 350 press brake to produce various quality parts per work order.
  • Brake operator - Programed LVD press brake for purposes of manufacturing and fabrication.
  • Set up and operate Strippit LVD brakes to form internal parts
  • Set up and operate an LVD sheetmetal press brake.
  • Job Title Setup Department Company Name Eastern Catalytic, Inc. Industry Automotive Manufacturing Location 2151 Cabot Blvd.

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33. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Maintained equipment, performed tests on water and chemicals to ensure proper levels of safety to meet OSHA standards.
  • Adhered to and ensured proper safety guidelines of OSHA are followed at all times of all employees.
  • Checked for discontinuities and followed OSHA as well as DS-1 regulations, standards, and guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained machinery in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Adhered to OSHA standards and maintained a clean work environment
  • Fabricated parts out of sheet metal Used OSHA safety equipment (hand straps, safety glasses, earplugs, gloves)
  • Programmed and ran Hurco and Cincinnati Autoshape gauging systems.

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34. Precision Bends

low Demand
Here's how Precision Bends is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Utilized a Pacific Brake Press to make precision bends, punches, and cuts into material to customer satisfaction.
  • Fabricated parts and tools from metal, making precision bends, punches or cuts in material.
  • Make precision bends on steel parts with CNC hydraulic press brake machine.
  • Utilize (CNC) to make precision bends, cuts, and punches.
  • Contained computer numeric controlled (CNC) piece of equipment that makes precision bends, punches or cuts into material

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35. Production Schedules

low Demand
Here's how Production Schedules is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Perform from blueprints, engineering parameters as well as production schedules.
  • Maintain QA documents & production schedules as directed.
  • Read blueprings and production schedules to determine specifications
  • Metal Fabrication Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, records and reports to determine production requirements.
  • Completed daily inventory reports and production schedules and insured adequate inventory levels in stores.
  • Line Leader: Supervised crew and delegated responsibilities of machine operation and daily production schedules.

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36. Bystronic

low Demand
Here's how Bystronic is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate Bystronic CNC Press Brake.
  • Operate Cincinatti and Bystronic CNC press brakes, read and understand blueprints.
  • Press I ran were Trumpf, Bystronic 220 and 60, Pirhanna, and Standard.Skills UsedBeing a fast and precise operator.
  • Press Brakes brands ran include, Accupress, Pullmax, Pullmax Ursviken, Pacific, Guifil, and Bystronic Xpert 200.
  • Managed incoming raw material, flat-rolled steel plates, for use on Bystronic Lasers.
  • Have helped install our newest CO2 bystronic laser and train our operators.

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37. Computer Numeric

low Demand
Here's how Computer Numeric is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Operate press brake machine -Operate computer numerical control -Properly setting up brake -Set back and side stops when required
  • Produced parts using computer numeric controlled equipment.
  • Produced parts and tools from metal, plastic or other materials using a brake press/computer numeric controlled system.
  • Design all size and application metal works using the Draftsight and Pronest for production on computer numeric control plasma table.

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38. Operational Data

low Demand
Here's how Operational Data is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Started machines, monitored the operation of machines and recorded operational data.
  • Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.

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39. Wysong

low Demand
Here's how Wysong is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Manufacture precision sheet metal parts using a 12 ft. Wysong.
  • Set up and operated the Wysong press brake, producing quality conveyor/oven parts and performed final inspection of lasered/fabricated sheet metal.
  • Created programs for auto-run on accurpress, Pacific, Toyokoki and manual ran Wysongs.
  • Set up and operated Tokoyoki, Accupress, Wysong, Atlantic press brakes.
  • Operate 75,150 Wysong and 350 Cincinnati Ton brake press and 12 Wysong shear.
  • Operate a 150 ton Wysong brake press with Hurco back gage.

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40. Material Thickness

low Demand
Here's how Material Thickness is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Figured out what size punch and dies to use for job by using material thickness calculation.
  • Selected proper punches and dies based on material thickness and type.
  • Set up machine to bend certain type of material thickness.
  • Check all holes, slots material thickness.
  • Operated press brakes to bend steel, stainless steel and aluminum; using several different material thicknesses.
  • Adjust tonage and bend depth per material thickness to get desired bend degree.
  • Verify material thickness of metal .read print form part according to print specifications

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41. Production Parts

low Demand
Here's how Production Parts is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Fabricated various hollow metal production parts.
  • Developed prototype and production processes for production parts using a wide variety of machines and tooling.
  • Form all prototype and production parts.
  • Managed and ran production parts through Cincinnati 175 ton CBII, and Cincinnati 750 ton 20' bed Press Brake.
  • Program and setup Ran production parts Quality control within the press brake department
  • Managed and ran production parts through the brake.

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42. Troubleshoot

low Demand
Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Performed routine machine maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performed basic computer related duties, including installing new OS on workstations, and basic troubleshooting on workstations.
  • Read and interpret prints -Service work installing and troubleshooting lights for customers.
  • Fabricated sheet metal, process troubleshooting, and training of new employees.
  • Print reading,troubleshooting, drawing, lots of math and in the slow periods I would either weld or cut materials
  • Read blueprints Maintain and troubleshoot press brake Form and Inspect my own parts according to specifications Experience with power tools

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43. Small Parts

low Demand
Here's how Small Parts is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Assisted machine operators with finished products Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.
  • Restructured small parts department by rearranging machines for greater product flow.
  • Fabricated various types of sheet metal into large and small parts as to the dimensions and tolerances specified on blueprints.
  • Run CNC Plasma Table for our small parts department
  • Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.
  • Fabricated large and small parts per drawing and assembled parts as required.

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44. Shear Operator

low Demand
Here's how Shear Operator is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Shear Operator Plasma cutter/Material Handler lead fabricator
  • Saw OperatorShear OperatorGang Drill OperatorCNC Operator
  • Shear Operator - Set up and operated power shear to cut metal objects.
  • Brake Press Operator, shear operator, material handler, and machine operator
  • Started as shear operator, worked up to press brake.
  • Shear Operator and Trump NC operator as needed.
  • Brake press, turret, and shear operator.
  • sheet metal Fabrication, shear operator Self- employed 2003-2006 Selling cars in Mexico
  • Shear Operator Press Brake Operator Operating any typical machinery or hand tool used in production / Fabrication.
  • Brake Press and Hydraulic Shear operator Fork Lift operator to load raw materials onto tables Inventoried raw materials
  • Shear Operator - Operated spot welders( stationary, portable) - Operated Bandsaws, Drill press, Pipethreaders.

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45. Different Parts

low Demand
Here's how Different Parts is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Manufactured two different parts daily.
  • Changed dies and entered data into press computer to manufacture different parts.
  • Set up for the press was a responsibility on a day to day basis for many different parts.
  • form sheet metal in two different parts using blueprints calipers and gauges.
  • Operate various presses making different parts for cars, car hitches etc., drill and tap parts.
  • Manufacture a variety of different parts using a variety of metal, steel & aluminum.

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46. Overhead Cranes

low Demand
Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Certified and licensed to operate forklifts, electronic pallet jacks, and 15 ton overhead cranes.
  • Used overhead cranes to move profiles into the profile bender.
  • Operate forklifts and overhead cranes when needed.
  • Brake press operator, operated forklifts and overhead cranes to assist inthe loading and unloading of trucks.
  • Experienced working/driving around heavy machinery/overhead cranes.
  • Operated: fork trucks, overhead cranes, jib cranes, gantry cranes.

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47. Dial Indicators

low Demand
Here's how Dial Indicators is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Checked height, depth and thickness using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, gauges and other precision-measuring instruments.
  • Aligned motor, air end and coupling using calipers, dial indicators and straight edges.
  • Inspect sample work pieces to verify conformance with specifications, using instruments such as gauges, micrometers, and dial indicators.

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48. Production Runs

low Demand
Here's how Production Runs is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Performed first article inspections for production runs for all Press Brake, Welding operators.
  • Programmed nests on PEP 2011 for production runs, edited programs as needed.
  • Prioritize production runs to make sure customer orders are met.
  • Work independently to determine production runs to meet deadlines.
  • Program the brake to run long production runs.
  • Pull up forming programs from previous production runs.

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49. PPE

low Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Processed a wide range of raw materials including stainless and cold-rolled steel, aluminum, brass, copper, and plastic.
  • Stopped machines to remove finished material, changed tooling, setup, and material placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Welded various metals including steel, stainless steel, cast iron, cast steel, aluminum, brass and copper.
  • Wear PPE and complete safety training Skills Used -Knowledge of operating machine -Ability to read prints -Safety knowledge -Computer knowledge
  • Sheet metal fabrication of copper, aluminum, cold rolled steel, brass, stainless steel, and plastic.
  • Modified machine adjustments and edited CNC programs to ensure quality and quantity of product to prevent scrapped part.
  • Processed parts pallets to be shipped to customer or to be moved to the next method of operation
  • Operated various press machines to stamp out various automotive parts prior to being shipped for assembly.
  • Operate Brake Press machine (to bend copper/ aluminum bars) cut bars to desired lengths
  • Shape material (brass, copper, stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum).
  • Worked with aluminum, steel, and copper ranging from 0.031 to .125 thick.
  • Examined completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces.
  • Clamped upper and lower halves of die to ram and bed of press.
  • Loaded trucks with finished goods for customers, verifying shipper with product loaded.
  • Wrapped skids and filled out job tickets to send parts to next location.
  • Formed metal per customer's specifications and assembled parts to be shipped out.
  • Polished aluminum, stainless, steel, copper, brass, chrome.
  • Welded with a variety of fixtures complete shipping tickets wrapped parts.
  • Assist Shippers with Wrapping Pallets' Or Box parts for shipping.
  • Pulled, Packaged, and shipped orders safely and efficiently.

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50. Product Specifications

low Demand
Here's how Product Specifications is used in Press Brake Operator jobs:
  • Program press using various mathematical formulas according to the product specifications.
  • Program Robot torch according to product specifications.
  • Calibrate Press according to product specifications.
  • Tested and adjusted machine speeds and actions, according to product specifications.
  • Inspect and correct welds as necessary to meet product specifications.
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.

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20 Most Common Skill For A Press Brake Operator

Inspect Parts31.5%
CNC12.1%
Drill Press10.8%
Amada6.2%
Set-Up6%
Safety Procedures5.2%
Plastic Material3.7%
Aluminum3.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Press Brake Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Inspect Parts
Inspect Parts
26.7%
26.7%
2
2
CNC
CNC
10.2%
10.2%
3
3
Drill Press
Drill Press
9.1%
9.1%
4
4
Amada
Amada
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Set-Up
Set-Up
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Plastic Material
Plastic Material
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Aluminum
Aluminum
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2%
2%
11
11
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
Print Specifications
Print Specifications
1.6%
1.6%
13
13
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
Mathematics
Mathematics
1.5%
1.5%
15
15
MIG
MIG
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.3%
1.3%
17
17
Machine Operation
Machine Operation
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Quality Checks
Quality Checks
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Trumpf
Trumpf
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Height Gauges
Height Gauges
1%
1%
21
21
TON Press Brake
TON Press Brake
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Turret Punch
Turret Punch
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
TIG
TIG
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Steel Parts
Steel Parts
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
ISO
ISO
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Different Types
Different Types
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
RG
RG
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Product Quality
Product Quality
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Part Numbers
Part Numbers
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
LVD
LVD
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Osha
Osha
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Precision Bends
Precision Bends
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Bystronic
Bystronic
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Computer Numeric
Computer Numeric
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Operational Data
Operational Data
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Wysong
Wysong
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Material Thickness
Material Thickness
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Production Parts
Production Parts
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Small Parts
Small Parts
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Shear Operator
Shear Operator
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Different Parts
Different Parts
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Dial Indicators
Dial Indicators
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Production Runs
Production Runs
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
PPE
PPE
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Product Specifications
Product Specifications
0.3%
0.3%

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