Press Brake Operator

Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89521

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).

Req. ID: 20146 





We are seeking a reliable, motivated, and hardworking Press Brake Operator to join our team. Under general supervision, the candidate will perform a variety of skilled mechanical tasks on equipment and will perform other duties as required.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Run product as needed checking dimensions frequently
  • Complete changeovers and set up tooling for a variety of parts
  • Select the proper tooling depending on material thickness and bend length
  • Adjust and program parameters according to blue print specifications
  • Proactively identify, assess, and in some cases mitigate work place hazards
  • Complete quality inspections of raw material and finished goods
  • Stock finished parts in their respective locations for downstream processes.
  • Work cooperatively in a team environment, maintaining high safety and quality standards
  • Provide basic maintenance for equipment, and properly maintain tooling for best performance
  • Participate in company programs including continuous improvement initiatives and physical inventory
  • Operate production support equipment including hoists, cranes, forklifts, etc. (training provided)
  • Fill out and record production and company documentation as required
  • Various other production duties as assigned by department supervisors


Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of press brake experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Uncompromising attitude toward safety, customer service, and quality
  • Knowledge of and competency using general math
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work with various departments
  • Working knowledge of basic measuring tools (tape measure and calipers)
  • Must be able to read and understand specifications and prints
  • Good hand dexterity is required
  • Ability and willingness to work various tasks/machines to meet production requirements
  • Ability to work Saturdays and overtime, when necessary


  • Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.
  • Must be physically able to bend, stoop, climb, reach, lift 25 lbs. continuous weight, and stand/walk on concrete floors
  • Must be able to occasionally lift and manipulate various sized materials up to 75 lbs. manually and utilizing lift assist equipment
  • Must be able to accurately process materials up to 75 lbs. using manual positioning and lift assist equipment


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Segment: Welding, Equipment Operator, CNC, Pipe Welding, Manufacturing