Laser Operator - Loughborough

£12-£15 per hour
Ref: 1307 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Feb 2024

Laser Operator 

James Grace Local is currently recruting for an experienced laser operator to join a POS manufacturing business based near Loughborough. The successful candidate will be offered a temp to perm contract and a full training on the new machinery.

This eventually will turn into a weekend shift only (4 days) overall 34.5 hours per week (it could vary) but the pay rate will be slighly higher to earn the same amount as working on a standard 37,5 hour per week shift. Candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday for the first 13 weeks, then will be moved on to a weekend shift from Thursday to Sunday. Please note, flexibility is a must in this role. 

Standard working hours for the first 13 weeks is start 7.30am - 4.30 Monday to Thursday and offering an early finish on a Friday at 12.30pm. After the training the working hours will change to a 6am start, candidates must have own transport due to location of the company. 

Responsibilities

- Operate laser cutting machines to cut and shape materials according to specifications
- Set up and adjust laser parameters, such as power, speed, and focal length
- Inspect finished products for quality and accuracy
- Perform routine maintenance on laser cutting equipment
- Follow safety protocols and maintain a clean work area

Requirements

- Proficiency in using hand tools and measuring instruments
- Mechanical knowledge and understanding of machine operations
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings
- Experience with welding and fabricating metal components
- Familiarity with tooling and sheet metal materials
- Basic math skills for measurements and calculations
- Strong attention to detail and quality control
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Benefits: 

  • friendly environment 
  • free car park on site 
  • progression within the company 
  • attractive rate of pay 

We offer a competitive contract rate with excellent potential for growth. The rate to be negotiated between £12 - £15 per hour dependent upon experience.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience please submit your CV.

Cookies on this website
We to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you wish you can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser setting. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.