HitchDoc Manufacturing


Press Brake Operators


Sets up, operates or tends machines to bend metal parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Examine completed work pieces for defects, such as chipped edges.
  • Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications using micrometers, gauges, and calipers.
  • Start machines and monitor their operations.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to part specifications, using hand tools.
  • Load parts into machine.
  • Read blue prints in order to determine specifications such as material, bending location, dimensions, and tolerances.
  • Turn controls to set table angles for specified operations.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.


  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, willing to train.
  • Basic math skills including fractions, decimals, and standard measuring devices.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly.
  • Ability to work overtime.

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