Laser Programmer

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a motivated and talented person to join the Centek Manufacturing Team   

Job Description

The role entails working as a member of the larger Centek team in support of Manufacturing and Engineering.  You will be responsible for programming Trumpf lasers for production, R&D, tooling and other miscellaneous items.  A certain amount of operating and loading of programs onto machines will be required.  The ability to work independently to deadlines in a busy department, adapting to changing workloads, is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Programming Trumpf lasers to support production and other areas of the business.
  • Ensuring laser programs have correct batch numbers
  • Working with Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Deciphering engineering drawings and using software to plan nesting, using Tru-Tops laser programming software.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure production plan is met.
  • Working with Production Plan to ensure correct products are cut.
  • Attending staff meetings as required.
  • Monitoring and auditing stock levels of both products and steel visibility using the Winman System.
  • Assisting with CI projects

Technical/Work Based Competencies:

  • Ability to work with Excel Spreadsheets and Microsoft Office
  • Tru-tops
  • CAD
  • Technical drawings
  • Familiarity with CNC systems
  • Lean Manufacturing

Key Personal Competencies:

Integrity:  Show positive, ethical behaviours and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work effectively with colleagues and customers.

Dedication:  Maintain a professional approach and a willingness to focus on excellence and commitment to the job.

Intelligence:  Have an open mind and develop outstanding skills.

Imagination: Take a proactive approach to work and to problem solving.

Quality Competencies:

  • Ensure work processes and products meet specification set out by the Company with reference to the Quality Policy, Audit standards and Standard Operating Procedures etc.
  • Adhere to internal Quality systems and audits.
  • Ensure working practice is to industry standards such as ISO and API.

Environmental Competencies

  • Work in a manner that minimises negative environmental impacts and conserves energy and that is compliant with environment procedures and laws.
  • Understand and comply with any environmental signs, posters, warning signals and written directions.
  • Understand and follow all safe standard operating procedures and specific guidelines on usage of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Ensure all environmental waste is streamed through the correct waste process and disposed of in the designated area.
  • Inform and report all environmental incidents and potential hazards e.g. spills immediately.

Health and Safety Security Competencies

  • secure work environment for you and your colleagues.
  • Understand and follow established personal health and safety and security practices.
  • Ensure that any equipment is being used safely and follow all safe systems of work practices.
  • Comply with local, government and company health, safety, security and environmental regulations.
  • Identify unsafe or unsecure conditions and take corrective action by immediately reporting any incident or near miss.
  • Understand use of Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing and utilise in designated areas.

Reporting to: Production Manager/Supervisor    

Hours of work: Days: 40 hours 6am – 4pm (Monday to Thursday)

Applying for the role:

In the first instance, please apply to Centek via HR ( with your CV/Covering letter.

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Interviews: TBA

Laser Programmer

Newton Abbot, Devon, UK
Supplied on application