Careers

We are hiring

Established over 35 years ago, Charles Day (Steels) Ltd has grown to become one of the UK’s largest and most diverse profiling and cutting firms.  Due to continued growth we are looking for energetic and driven people to join our vibrant team to help build on our already industry leading reputation. 

We are a third-generation family run business with a belief that no-one should feel like a small cog in a big machine.  Our people are our most important resource and we aim to support and encourage development in our fast paced yet friendly environment. 

We understand job hunting is time consuming, if you feel you are a good fit for the below role/s please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] and we will be sure to give you a prompt response.

Cutting Operations and Press Brake Draftsman

Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

Job title: Cutting Operations and Press Brake Draftsman
Department: Production
Reporting to: Production Manager
Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm
Salary: £23k to £30k+ (dependant on range of experience)

The Candidate

The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for and tasked fundamentally with programming our onsite  CNC Flamecutting machines and Press Brakes, Training available to learn programming on Laser and Waterjet machines if not already proficient. The job role will involve supporting sales staff with order confirmations and feedback, and ensuring production efficiency through nesting and time planning.   

They will be expected to converse politely and efficiently with all internal staff from the sales team through to final inspection and dispatch team, in addition to speaking directly to customer to support with technical inquiries. 

The ability to work well in a team is essential, but candidates must also be confident to work from their own initiative to problem solve, manage their time and workload effectively, and act in the best interests of the business always. 

This requires interpersonal and organisational skills with a strong attention to detail.   

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have good Maths and English skills, be computer literate with experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Outlook etc). 

CAD experience and the ability to read and produce technical drawings is essential, as is experience in programming cutting machines (laser, flame, waterjet) and press brakes.  Bystronic and BySoft experience not essential but preferable. 

Responsibilities

The key responsibility of the successful candidate is to programme the cutting machines and press brakes ensuring efficiencies are achieved throughout the production process whilst supporting the sales team in winning enquiries. 

This will include:

  • Programming Flame cutting machinery
  • Programming Bystronic Press Brake Operations
  • Efficient part nesting on all sheet sizes
  • Support and problem solve customer queries with the sales team
  • Effective time management and proactive organisational skills
  • Management of job orders and process scheduling
  • Identifying possible production improvements and increasing process efficiencies

Ultimately, a willingness to learn new skills is required as full training will be given to suitable candidates.  We hire largely on attitude. 

Working Location

Sheffield – near Meadowhall and M1
Commutable from: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, and surrounding areas.

Company Benefits

32 days holiday including bank holiday
Free car parking
Full training available

How to apply

If you have an interest in manufacturing and engineering and would like to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or by post to:

Recruitment,
Charles Day (Steels) Ltd
6 Downgate Drive
Sheffield
S4 8BT

Technical Sales Engineer

Charles Day (Steels) Limited – Sheffield, S4 8BT

Job title: Technical Sales Engineer
Department: Sales Office
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm
Salary: £23k to £35k+ (dependant on experience, open to negotiation)

The Candidate

The successful candidate/s will be responsible for and tasked with growing their customer account base and increasing sales within it, as well as having a proactive approach to generating new business customers. 

They will be expected to converse politely and efficiently with customers ensuring high expectations are met and will be responsible for taking a lead or enquiry through from point of sale to delivery. 

The ability to work well in a team is essential, but candidates must also be confident to work from their own initiative to handle enquiries and manage their own customer base effectively. 

This requires b interpersonal and organisational skills with an attention to detail, interacting with both customers directly and all teams internally, such as CAD Drawing, Production and Accounts. 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have good Maths and English skills, be computer literate with experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Outlook etc). 

CAD experience and the ability to read technical drawings is necessary and a reasonable knowledge of metal specifications would also be useful, together with any knowledge of our cutting methods and previous sales experience preferred.    

Responsibilities

The main role is to grow sales through direct interaction with existing customers and equally seeking out new business opportunities.  The successful candidate will be responsible for their own account base and customers, building b relationships within them, and ensuring every order placed is to the highest standard.  This will include:

  • Answer incoming sales calls
  • Monitor and respond to customer email enquiries
  • Support and problem solve customer queries/challenges at every opportunity
  • Build quotes and progress orders dependent on customer requirements
  • Maintain a high level of service and reliability throughout all customer contact
  • Maintain and grow current customer relationships
  • Proactively seek out new business opportunities and convert into orders

Ultimately, a willingness to learn new skills is required as full training will be given to suitable candidates.  We hire for attitude. 

Working Location

Sheffield – near Meadowhall and M1
Commutable from: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and surrounding areas.

Company Benefits

32 days holiday inc bank holiday
Free car parking
Full training available

How to apply

If you have an interest in manufacturing and engineering and would like to apply, please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] or by post to:

Recruitment,
Charles Day (Steels) Ltd
6 Downgate Drive
Sheffield
S4 8BT

Work with us

State-of-the-art

We continue to invest in the latest cutting technology to provide our customers with the highest quality profile cut parts.

24 hour cutting

Our 6 laser machines are cutting around the clock to ensure we’re always able to provide short lead-times.

Precision parts

We know how important accuracy is for our clients. Our lasers provide the very best in precision cut parts.
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    We’ve been in the profiling business for over 35 years and today we’re considered one of the largest and most diverse specialist cutting companies in the UK. We continue to invest in the latest cutting and automation technology to provide our customers with the highest quality cut parts in the shortest possible lead time.Contact us with your requirements today and join over 5000 customers who choose us for their profiling needs.

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    If you have drawings to send, we’re happy to accept DXF, DWG or dimensioned PDF files. By sending the above file types, we can easily process your order with our quoting system which vastly improves the speed at which we can get you a price.

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    For simple profiles such as squares, rectangles and cirlces with simple holes or slots we can work without a drawing.Alternatively, we also have an in-house CAD drawing team who can draw up your profile for you.As well as this, we also have a Laser QC scanner which enables us to scan and convert a physical object to a readable CAD file.