Press Brake Operator

Press brake operator

Salary: £8.50 – £9.50/hour + overtime
Location: Nottingham
Job Type: Permanent
Agency/Employer: The TEW Group

The Role:

The TEW Group design and manufacture electrical control systems and purpose built automation and production systems for clients in the Rail, Automotive and Food and Beverage markets. TEW are celebrating their centenary this year and have just been awarded the 2014 Manufacturing Excellence award by Nottingham Post. Due to continued growth and a strong forward order book, TEW are looking to recruit a number of positions including an experienced Press Brake Operator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working primarily with thin gauge sheet materials (mild steel, aluminium and stainless steel) up to 5mm thick
  • Ability to manufacture to a high standard
  • Able to read and work from engineering drawings
  • Cut, bend and fold a variety of components and parts
    Setting and operating Adira CNC press brake
  • Working out bend allowances,
  • Bending and folding material from 0.9 mm – 6mm thick
  • High attention to detail and ability to inspect own work
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the workplace

Skills and attributes:

  • Apprentice trained/minimum 5 years experience
  • Good understanding of sheet metal techniques
  • Flexible approach and available for regular overtime
  • Experienced in working to achieve client delivery deadlines
  • Mechanical assembly/fitting skills an advantage
  • Methodical approach to tasks
  • Able to work unaided but alert supervisor to any issues

Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:00, Friday 07:30 to 13:30.
38 hours with regular overtime available.

Salary: £8.50 to £9.50 per hour, dependent upon experience, plus overtime.

Date Posted: 03/06/2014

Start Date: immediate

To apply for this position please email

with your CV and a covering letter