Apprentice Laser Operator


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Apprentice Laser Operator

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Purpose of job:

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and experience by working as an Apprentice within our Company. Apprenticeships give you the opportunity and support to develop new work- placed skills in an organisation committed to your professional success.

As an Apprentice, you will fully commit to the off-the-job training requirements of the post alongside your normal day-to-day job. The post holder will complete a course of study and/or all learning and development requirements of the role.

You will have the opportunity to participate in a supportive environment to develop the behaviours, knowledge and professional skills required of the role and the team. You will commit to your professional development plan, set out at the beginning of your Apprenticeship.

As an Apprentice you will be expected to take ownership of the tasks and projects set out by your line manager and understand the importance of managing both professional and learning responsibilities.


  • To accurately assemble fabrications within the required time-scale to approved quality standards.
  • Operate and maintain laser cutting equipment to produce high-quality parts according to specifications.
  • Set up machine parameters, to achieve optimal cutting results.
  • Monitor the cutting process and adjust as necessary to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks and troubleshoot equipment issues to minimise downtime.
  • Inspect finished parts for quality defects and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Follow safety protocols and procedures to maintain a safe working environment.
  • The job holder will need to attend college (day release preferably)

Skills & Attributes:

An Apprentice is expected to bring with them the following skills and a willingness to develop them further:

  • Good Communication Skills - Building good relationships is fundamental to the delivery of services.
  • Organisational Skills - The ability to manage your own workload and to work to team and project deadlines.
  • Teamwork and Cooperation - The ability to work flexibly in a team and contribute to a supportive work environment.
  • Adaptability and flexibility - Apprentices work in fluid, fast-paced & exciting environments. These skills are vital to responding to situations in the workplace.

This list is not exhaustive, and the job holder will be expected to perform other reasonable tasks in the interest of their role and the Company's performance.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Junior Operator, Junior Engineer, Laser Cutter Operator, CNC Laser, CNC Laser Operator, Laser Setter, CNC Machinist, Machine Operator, CNC Operator, CNC Machine Setter Operator, Mechanical Engineer, Machine Operator, Machine Technician, Machine Operative, Miller, Turner, Lathe, may also be considered for this role.

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