punch press operator


Punch press operators set up and tend punch presses designed to cut workpieces into their desired shape by propelling a hydraulic ram to punch holes into them with a single die set that pushes through the top dead centre, through the surface, and to the bottom dead centre of the workpiece.

Alternative label

  • CNC laser punch press operator

  • brake press setter

  • press setter

  • plastic press operator

  • CNC turret machine operator

  • press brake operative

  • centre punch operator

  • turret punch press operative

  • press operative

  • press inspector

  • press brake setter/operator

  • press brake operator

  • punch press worker

  • punch press brake operator

  • punch machine operator

  • punchpress operator

  • CNC press brake operator

  • CNC laser punchpress operative

  • plastic punch press operator

  • CNC punchpress operative

  • Turret punch press operator

  • press brake setter

  • punch press operative

  • injection moulding machine operative

  • press punch setter

  • punchpress worker

  • CNC punch press operator

  • CNC punch operator

  • punchpress operative

  • CNC punch press brake operator

  • press punch operative

  • press punch inspector

  • punch machine setter

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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