Laser Machine Operator

About Us:

Broxap is a successful family owned business and is amongst the UK market leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of high quality structural, architectural metalwork and street furniture products using a range of materials: mild steel, stainless steel, aluminium, castings, glass, polycarbonate.

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 4:30pm, Friday 7:30am to 1:30pm -  additional hours as may be required. This makes alter into shift work as the department evolves.

Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays.

Salary: Competitive market salary

Perks: Free car parking

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Laser Machine Operator to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating and maintaining our busy Laser Cutter.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate the Amada Laser Cutter.

  • Ensure the correct programs are cut in the appropriate sequence.
  • Load the auto sheet loading tower with the correct materials in the designated stations.
  • Efficiently unload the laser cut parts from the tower and sort onto pallets/locations for delivery into the relevant fabrication shops.
  • Label the laser cut parts with the correct words order.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping, ensuring that the cleaning of critical components is carried out to a strict regime. This includes, but is not limited to, gas levels, critical components, waste trays, and consumables.
  • Carry out the daily set up to ensure accurate focal and laser beam/cutter operation.
  • Achieve a clean and burr-free cut.
  • Organise "Lights out" cutting. The laser machine is programmed to cut and load throughout the night.
  • Keeping material stocks at agreed levels at all times to ensure the machine is always running, thereby eliminating downtime with material stock outs.

Experience and Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working with laser cutting machinery.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Flexibility with working hours as shift work may be required.

More Information:

Interested candidates are invited to complete an application form, downloadable from the Careers section on our website: Alternatively, you may provide your CV with a covering letter to: HR Department, Rowhurst Industrial Estate, Chesterton, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffs, ST5 6BD. You may also send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]