Bending press operator


Supervisor: Foreman

Division: Production

Main Responsabilities:

The worker adjusts and operates a CNC bending press to shape pieces of steel or other metals used in the manufacturing of the company’s products.

  • Read and interpret bending plans, specifications or instructions.
  • Measure and mark the bending lines on the work piece to minimize material losses.
  • Plan the sequence of the folding parts.
  • Adjust the pressure and stroke of the bending press according to the materials and their thickness.
  • Adjust the guidelines and stoppers to maximize the accuracy and quality of bending.
  • Place the metal piece against the guidelines and stoppers.
  • Start and monitor the progress of the bending operation.
  • Verify the conformity of the finished product with the plans and/or bending instructions.
  • If necessary, make some corrections and/or adjustments.
  • Perform all other connected tasks attributed by the supervisor.
  • Apply all CSST rules.
  • To carry out the work, the employee must use among other things a calculator, a crane, a grinder and a band saw.


Training and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • More than one year of experience in the field of shaping


  • Good manual dexterity
  • Autonomy


Proficiency in:

  • The worker must have a good coordination and manual dexterity in which precision is essential.
  • The worker must maintain a high concentration and be attentive to detail during the accomplishment of the task.
  • The worker is in constant movement (standing, kneeling, bending over) and must lift weights (more than 20 kg).
  • The employee performs an activity requiring a constant effort of his hands and/or arms.