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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.

Laser Operative

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

Reports to: Production Manager 

Summary of Position: Working with your shift to safely Manage CNC Laser cutting machinery maximizing ‘beam on’ production whilst also ensuring production of quality finished components for our customers. 

Primary Responsibilities to include:  

  • Handling material from central stock system using forklift and crane equipment.
  • Loading machine with sheet material
  • Loading and setting of machine to include maintenance jobs.
  • Checking of part quality and correct to drawings.
  • Mark, Stack and Pack parts ready for dispatch.
  • Maintain tidy and safe workspace around you and machine
  • Alongside laborer’s it may be required of you to run more than one machine where efficient to do so.

Competencies Expected: 

  • Bystronic Laser Machine experience ideal
  • Heavy Engineering experience
  • Overhead Crane proficient
  • In date Counterbalance truck license (Ideally)
  • Valid Driver’s License (Ideally)

Working hours  

Revolving shift work requiring minimum of 40 hours per week. 

  • Morning 6-2pm
  • Afternoon 2-10pm
  • Nights 10-6am

Competitive salary paid together with Shift premiums paid together with ample opportunity for overtime if required.

For more information please contact 

James Day  

Operations Director 

0114 244 5544 

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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.