08th March 2018

ATC Press Brake Setter / Operator

Job Summary:

Set and operate Amada Press Brake machines and support the production team.  Produce a variety of parts, all of which must meet the dimensional specifications of the engineered drawings. This position may include all or some of the duties and responsibilities listed below. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Set and operate the Amada Press Brakes and other machinery used in the production process, and/or assist other machine operators.
  • Set up tooling, load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.
  • Determine if tools are undamaged and in safe condition for use.
  • Keep work area clean and organised.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Work with team members to maximise productivity and efficiency.
  • Uphold all ISO standards applicable to the responsibilities above.

Consistently produce usable product that meets the dimensional specifications of the engineering drawings.

Cad Cam Designer

Job Summary:

To design metal products, working to customer drawings/samples and program for punching/laser and bending machines to produce same.  To aid customers in design choices reflecting value engineering, lean production and suitable tolerances.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Take products from design to manufacture using 2D/3D CAD/CAM software.
  • Create programs for machines from drawings and samples utilising programs including Radan, Solidworks and Bysoft.
  • Complete projects within deadlines as agreed with your Manager/Customer.
  • Follow projects from concept to completion and liaise with colleagues to ensure prototypes/samples are despatched on time and to specification.
  • Maintain filing systems containing drawings in accordance with ISO9002 and departmental/company procedures.
  • Ensure the most efficient sheet sizes and designs are implemented to ensure lean processing.
  • Ensure all production drawings are clear and concise containing all relevant detail to enable manufacture.
  • Assist sales with quotes and estimates.
  • Design of speciality parts/jigs/fixtures for customers or in-house use.
  • Other duties as assigned by Managers.

Key skills:

  • Ability to read, create to BS EN 8888 standards and interpret technical engineering drawings.
  • A good understanding of value engineering.
  • Good time management and flexibility.
  • Ability to give clear visual, written, and oral instruction.
  • Knowledge of project management methodology.
  • Ability to focus on multiple tasks and be able to manage time accordingly.


  • Excellent I.T. skills.
  • Minimum two years formal CAD/CAM training or minimum three years relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Previous exposure and/or understanding of sheet metal processes/machinery such as punch press, laser and press brake folding machines is advantageous.
  • HNC/HND in relevant discipline also advantageous.

Please email if you are interested in joining our team.


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