Laser Setter Operator

Job Reference
Salary Description
£14.33 - £15.71 Per Hour Depending on Experience
Contract Type
Temp to Perm

Laser Setter Operator
Leicestershire, LE7
£14.33- £15.71 Per Hour


We have an exciting opportunity for Laser Setter Operator to join  a leading precision sheet metal fabrication organisation.

The Laser Setter Operator has primary responsibility for all the all maintenance, set-ups and production runs, whilst ensuring safety, accuracy and meeting of deadlines of the jobs.  

Days/Hours of Work

Rotating shift pattern:

Week 1 – 06:00am – 14:00pm

Week 2 – 14:00pm – 22:00pm


Rates of Pay

£14.33 - £15.71 Per Hour Depending upon Experience


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Set-up, check, adjust and prepare the laser CNC for the required jobs
  • Set-up and adjustment of materials
  • Locate and upload proper programme from machine control
  • Ensure optimal laser cutting conditions
  • Provide immediate feedback to supervisors on jobs that are not meeting the production standards
  • Working with engineering and operations to ensure finished products are produced in the safest, effective manner, while maintaining high quality control standards
  • Loading and unloading of product to the machine carefully and with attention to detail
  • Responsible for properly packaging, identifying and moving all finished products to required locations
  • Perform set-up inspections, first piece inspections as well as subsequent inspections as required
  • Monitor equipment and tool wear and request external maintenance when required
  • Perform simple machine maintenance and repair as required
  • Work with supervisor, programmer, engineers to make constant improvements in programme operating procedures and lean activities



  • At least 1-2 years’ experience of setting up and programming laser/punch machines
  • Must have experience in setting up and adjusting laser and/or punch machine, along with maintaining laser optics
  • Understand and select laser cutting gases and parameters for optimal cutting
  • Good mathematical ability
  • Able to interpret drawings
  • Experience of using measuring devices such as Vernier’s
  • MUST be driver with own vehicle due to locati0on 


Employee Benefits:

  • Immediate start.
  • On-site parking
  • Free Full benefits package including high street and online vouchers and saving schemes, employee assistant program and more…. (ask for more details)
  • Permanent position after 12 weeks.



Please apply now or call 0116 23334404 to arrange immediate registrations.

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