CNC Brake Press Operative

Location Ballymena
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Long Term
Salary: £13.86 per hour
Job ref: J95694
Published: 14 days ago

We are seeking CNC Brake Press Operators, to set up and operate Press Brakes and efficiently process metal components to required quality standards, with our client Wrightbus in Galgorm.

Don't meet all of the criteria? Trainee positions are also available so we still encourage you to apply!

Wrightbus is a leading manufacturer in the transportation industry with innovation and unwavering commitment.

Pay Rate: £13.86 per hour + Holiday pay (Trainee rate: £11.84 per hour)

Job Type: Full Time, Temporary to Permanent

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 7am - 5pm

Job Criteria:


- Good educational background with numeric and literacy skills

- Experience of setting up and running a CNC controlled Hydraulic Brake Press Machine

- Working knowledge of bending allowances and must be able to read engineering drawings

- Must be able to use and read an angle protractor and Vernier

- Good interpersonal skills

- Ability to work in a team

- Determined individual

- Flexible and adaptable

- Able and willing to work overtime when required.


- Experience in offline programming

- Understanding and working knowledge of 5 axis machines

Job Duties:

- Responsible for Identifying tool sizes and types to form required folds.

- Responsible for the proper handling of product and tooling at all times.

- Responsible for producing quality components and on time.

- Responsible for clocking and recording jobs and quantities produced.

- Responsible for carrying out the operator maintenance requirements for the machine and the


- Responsible for highlighting any faults or damage to the machine; guarding and its tooling.

- Report any quality issues.

- Ensure all workstation hand tools are repositioned by the end of your shift

- Carry out all duties in a safe manner.

- Ensuring reject system is adhered to; making sure parts are transferred to the appropriate area for

Evaluation and tagged with fault rejection ticket.

- General Housekeeping in designated areas

- Accurate paperwork completion.

- Adhere to Health and Safety requirements and wear PPE.

- Contribute to achieving departmental goals and objectives.

- Undertake any other duties conducive with the effective operation of the post.

- Comply with all company policies and procedures.

Additional Information:

Th Brake Press Operator positions are in Galgorm, Northern Ireland

If you are interested in this role, please forward your CV through to or call 028 2542 0140 and ask for