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Press Brake Operator


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machinery


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Laitram Machinery, Inc. has a position available for an Experienced Press Break Operator. This individual will be responsible for processing stainless steel sheet metal parts on a CNC controlled hydraulic press break


  • Set up and process sheet metal parts per drawing

  • Use off-line programming software to aid in bending complex parts

  • Use computer software to perform transactions and capture labor to each job

  • Keep machine/ tooling well organized and clean. (routine maintenance)


  • Minimum 2 to 5 years’ experience in operation of press brake

  • Able to interpret sheet metal drawings/understand bend sequencing

  • Self–managed, Team player

  • Have a good attitude and a passion for doing a job well

  • Must be detailed oriented and be able to follow instructions

  • Above average math skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Able to work overtime/ some travel may be required

  • Willing to cross train in other work centers as needed

  • Capability of learning manufacturing software being used on shop floor

  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 50 lbs

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience on operating / programming CNC controlled press brake

  • Prior knowledge/experience operating a Bystronic Press Brake

  • FMA or other Press Brake Operation certifications