Metal Folder / Brake Press Operator - $26 per hour

  • Auckland
  • Manufacturing & Operations
  • Up to $26 per hour dependent on experience!
  • Contract/temp
  • Posted 8 days ago

Job Description

Tradestaff are seeking an experienced Metal Folder / Brake Press Operator to join us for an immediate start!

  • Proven experience in metal fabrication, specifically in sheet metal manufacturing, with a focus on building ducting.
  • Expertise in operating metal folding machines and brake presses within factory settings.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and blueprints for accurate metal bending and forming.
  • Familiarity with various metals and their characteristics, optimizing bending processes accordingly.
  • Attention to detail in measurements and alignments to ensure precise product specifications.
  • Commitment to workplace safety and adherence to established safety protocols.
  • Operate and set up CNC or manual metal folding machines and brake presses to produce ducting and other sheet metal products.
  • Interpret technical drawings and blueprints to determine required bends and dimensions for metal parts.
  • Adjust machine settings such as pressure and positioning to achieve accurate bends and shapes.
  • Inspect finished products to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to machine operation and product quality promptly.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the workspace and perform routine maintenance on machinery.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members and supervisors to optimize production efficiency and product quality.
  • Adhere strictly to safety guidelines and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and skills.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement plan.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement within a reputable metal manufacturing company.
  • Join a dynamic team environment committed to innovation and excellence in sheet metal fabrication.
  • Contribute to the creation of high-quality metal products used across various industrial sectors.
Successful applicants must:
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Have 2 ready work references
  • Have your own vehicle with a restricted or full license
You may also be required to submit a criminal history check with the Ministry of Justice.
Please note that our work is mainly industrial and therefore for Health and Safety reasons you do need a good command of English.
If this sounds like you, give us a call on 0508 40 40 40 option 1, 1, 2 now!