CNC punch operator


Supervisor: Foreman (Production)

Division: Production

Main Responsabilities:

The worker adjusts and operates a CNC punch to punch parts, steel or other metals used to manufacture the company’s products.

  • Read and interpret plans, specifications or punch instructions.
  • Measure and mark the punch lines on the piece to minimize the loss of material.
  • Adjust the punch depending on material to be punched.
  • Place the metal part and lock the retaining elements.
  • Operate and monitor the progress of the punch operation.
  • Verify conformity of the finished products with the plans or punch instructions.
  • Correct or adjust finished products if necessary.
  • Keep the ends sharpened.
  • Perform all other connected tasks attributed by the supervisor.
  • Apply all CSST rules.
  • To carry out the work, the employee must use a computer, crane, grinders and a digital vernier.


Training and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • Minimum 1 year experience in the field of metal sawing


  • Manual dexterity
  • Autonomy


Proficiency in:

  • The worker must possess good coordination and/or manual dexterity and 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 worker has an occasional activity requiring an effort of hands or arms.