Press Brake Operator

Are you ready to join a winning team?

Looking for a stable company with a history of success? Where you can be part of a company that knows developing an awesome team makes all the difference? Where each day brings a new opportunity to develop your skills? Join a growing company that has continually evolved for over 60 years with an innovative vision and supportive culture. CHL Systems is a custom equipment supplier that provides project management, engineering, design, manufacturing and installation services for a variety of industries including food, pharma and heavy industry to name a few.

A fulfilling position as a Press Brake Operator is currently available within the Fabrication Team. In this position you will be responsible to use the Press Brake to bend and form raw material.


  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, engineering specifications, and shop orders to determine machine set up, production methods, sequence of operations and material requirements.
  • Locate and mark bending or forming lines and reference points on workpiece.
  • Position stops, dies and tooling as indicated by scale, rule or template.
  • Plan, lay-out and set-up press brake machines
  • Operate side loader & forklifts.
  • Set-up and run the Trumpf CNC brake press.
  • Inspect or measure work.
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpiece.
  • Measure workpiece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
  • Label parts per standards.
  • Perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces.
  • Ensures all safety policies are followed at all times
  • All other duties as required



  • 4-5 years of experience with CNC and manual brakes
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and prints
  • Ability to calculate blank sizes, bend locations, appropriate tonnage and tooling
  • Ability to read tape measure & protractor
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Able to read and interpret written information
  • Ability to operate forklifts & sidewinder
  • Basic computer skills
  • Math skills
  • Legible handwriting
  • Experience with overhead cranes, forklift and loading trucks

CHL Offers a competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Long Term and Life insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Holidays and Vacation Days
  • Safety Program Incentives
  • Employee Appreciation Events