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Laser Programmer (CADCAM Engineer)

Posted 13th October £ 22,000 - £ 29,000 Coleraine, County Londonderry # HN898040


Laser Programmer (CADCAM Engineer)

Package: £22-29k + 30 Holidays per year

South Coleraine area

Monday to Fri daytime hours - early finish on a Friday

Full Time permanent role

Our client currently has a requirement for an experienced Laser Programmer (CADCAM Engineer) to join their busy team. Our client is a smaller, yet commercial and established company who has been trading for approaching 40 years and have developed out from the groups engineering business; to progress into a more bespoke machine building, designing, manufacturing and building intricate machines for electronics and medical companies. The firm has diversified into sub-contract precision engineering, whilst at the same time expanding the fabrication end of the business. The fabrication business and the customer base have grown steadily over this past years (Client retention being a strong focus and attribute of the firm), supported with a sustained investment programme in machinery and people; which has resulted in the modern fabrication shop (Two laser machines -including one cutting edge automatic loading - multiple break press folding machines, CNC Stud Welder, Material Finishing / Deburring machine, staffed with a skilled and dedicated workforce who work well together. Our client supplies into the Transport, Security, Construction, Leisure, Environmental, Agri / Food industries - Predominantly working with sheet metal.

Your new role as Laser Programmer (CADCAM Engineer)

  • 70% of this role is setting up, nesting and programming laser machinery efficiently, minimising wastage.
  • The rest of the role is broken down in two key areas:
    • 3D Solidworks design of parts and components
    • BOM, costing and estimating jobs for clients (This pricing aspect of the role can be trained upon should the successful person now have exposure to this prior)
  • In general the role also involves:
    • Resolving issues as they arise, managing the design and providing detailed solutions
    • Continuous improvement of activities ensuring product, quality, and customer satisfaction
    • Staying knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative
    • Complying with all health and safety standards; as well as company policies and procedures

What you'll need to succeed as a Laser Programmer (CADCAM Engineer)

  • A minimum of 2 years programming experience in a similar sheet Metal Product industry - (Company uses TruTops, but any other programming system will very much be considered)
  • Competent 3D Cad software such Solidworks (Or similar)
  • A relevant 3rd level in an Engineering related subject
  • Ideally a good proficiency in Excel and in using formulae

If this role is of interest contact Hugh Nugent to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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