CNC Punch Press Operator

An opportunity to join our growing team has become available and we are currently seeking an experienced, professional and capable Turret Punch Press Operator. The position involves using FinnPower Turret Punch Presses to produce quality parts.


  • Production and prototype punching of parts as directed by the supervisor
  • Leading by example—ensuring that all safety, work instructions, first-off inspection, and in-process inspection procedures are always followed correctly
  • Reviewing and maintaining the condition of tooling on a regular basis and recommending replacement or upgrades if needed
  • Working with the product support team to develop manufacturing methods or work instructions for new products if needed

Qualifications + Experience*

  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Experienced in sheet metal fabrication
  • Six months’ experience setting up and operating a CNC Turret Punch Press
  • Able to demonstrate a good understand of punching theory, tool selection criteria, metal characteristics, safety standards, and quality control
  • Able to read and understand blueprints and shop drawings
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to check and approve first articles correctly

*In-house training for set-up and operation of CNC punch presses will be provided


  • Team player, driven and committed to the success of the company
  • Strong organization and communication skills

Job Type

Full time, permanent—shift work required


Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

About Wesgar

Wesgar is the largest producer of high-mix, low-volume custom precision sheet metal products in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. Our team of over 210 fabrication specialists, engineers, metal technologists, and quality control professionals serve our customers across North America.

Wesgar provides employees with competitive wages and career advancement opportunities, an excellent working environment, great benefits, profit sharing, employee recognition programs, and more.