Press Setter


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£10.20-£12.50 depending on experience
Machinery, Manufacturing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Press Setter 

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £10.20-£12.50 depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

P and B Metal Components Ltd is a family run business who manufacture components for a vast array of industrial sectors, producing in the region of 550 million components annually and exporting 82% of its products. 

As an organisation we attach very high value to the supply of quality components that conform to client specifications. We invest in our people and encourage knowledge, learning and self-development.

The role of a press setter will include a full training package with salary increases in line with skills increases. Pathways for progression from Machine Setter up to Senior Setter status and beyond.

The Role: 

As a press setter you will have experience and will be mechanically minded and have the ability to troubleshoot multiple issues. You will set machines accurately, maintaining quality and efficiency throughout.

Due to the specialist nature of the machines full training will be given to the right candidate although previous experience would be advantageous. Applicants should be able to demonstrate good mechanical skills gained in an engineering background. This vacancy may suit candidates from a mechanical manufacturing environment.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Set machines within timeframes ensuring they produce parts and run efficiently.
  • Assist operators on requirements of the process.
  • Manufacture products used in consumer electrical products and in the automotive industry
  • Report any issues to the management team
  • Maintain production targets
  • Carry out regular quality checks on our products
  • Ensure machines, spares and auxiliary equipment are kept at the required levels for maximum efficiency for the duration of your shift

Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Machine setting experience within manufacturing sector
  • Experience of setting and operating technical machinery.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
  • Methodical and logical
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills are important, to keep clear and precise records
  • Team player but can also work on your own initiative when required
  • Contribute to the team to ensure that our customers receive top quality products, meeting delivery targets
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Experience with measuring equipment
  • Press Setter experience

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge at any level of power press machinery
  • Engineering experience


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Full training provided 
  • Pathways for Progression

Please click the APPLY button and to submit your CV and Cover Letter.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Press Setter, Press Operator, Press Brake Setter, Press Brake Operator, Press Brake Setter Operator, CNC Press Setter, CNC Press Operator, CNC Press Brake Setter, CNC Press Brake Operator, CNC Press Brake Setter Operator may also be considered for this role. 


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