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Press Brake Operator


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?



Press Brake Operator - Aurora, CO 





The Machine Operator will be able to perform various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on assigned machines.  They will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must demonstrate proficiency in all Operator I job requirements.
  • Ability to manually setup non-CNC machines (i.e Drill Press, Band Saw, Mill, Lathe)
  • Has proficiency in Flat Pattern Development and basic trigonometric functions.



Other duties assigned





High school diploma or general education diploma (GED).



Minimum 3 years related experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Has used hand routers, hand drills, band saw, hand grinder, air ratchets, impact wrench, and other hand tools to produce parts.
  • Possesses basic computer skills.
  • Retains information well.
  • Able to work in fast paced environment.
  • Possesses good hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to apply basic mathematical concepts to work being done.
  • Must have 3 years’ experience setting up CNC Metal Processing Equipment (i.e Press Brake, Laser, NC Punch, CNC Mill/Lathe)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork
  • Work Independently
  • Multitask



Language Skills

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words in English and recognized similarities and difference between words and between series of number. Ability to print and speak simple sentences


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with arms and hands. Standing for 8 hours and frequent walking required. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually high, proper protective equipment is required.



This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  These may be added, removed, changed or reassigned as needed to accommodate business requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer – M/F/Disabled


Base Salary

$20.00 - $26.00 DOE 



Kärcher has competitive benefit offerings for all full-time employees, which include but are not limited to:


  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Employee, spouse, and child life insurance
  • HSA and FSAs for health care, child care, and commuting
  • 401k matching up to 4%
  • Paid holidays (11 per year)
  • Flexible PTO for exempt employees; generous PTO for non-exempt employees


  • Paid sick time
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • Employee purchase program for all Kärcher retail products
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Headquarters location equipped with onsite cafe and fitness center

Nearest Major Market: Denver