We are hiring

Established over 35 years ago, the Laser Cutting Co  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.

3D CAD Programmer

Laser Cutting Co – Sheffield, S4 8BT

Job title: 3D CAD Engineer/Programmer
Department: Programming
Reporting to: Production Manager
Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm (Inclusive of 30 minutes for lunch)
Salary: £23k to £35k+ (dependant on experience, open to negotiation)

The Candidate

The successful candidate/s will be responsible for and tasked with programming customer orders for tube laser cutting machines.  

They will be expected to converse politely and efficiently with customers ensuring high expectations are met. 

The ability to work well in and collaborate witinh a team is essential, but candidates must also be confident to work from their own initiative to handle enquiries and problem solve complex engineering solutions using tube laser cutting capabilities.  

This requires strong interpersonal and organisational skills with critical attention to detail, interacting with both customers directly and all teams internally, such as CAD Drawing, Production and Accounts.


A high level of CAD/Solidworks experience and capability is essential. 

Ability to read both 2D and 3D technical drawings. 

Strong time and workplan management skills

Reasonable knowledge of metal specifications would be preferable, together with any knowledge of our cutting methods and previous laser cutting experience.  



The role is to programme customer 3d tube parts for our in-house tube laser cutting machines.  Whilst attention to detail is critical, candidates will also be responsible identifying and utilising laser cutting techniques to add value to customer production processes.  Time management will also be important to help meet customer expectation and delivery times, prioritising jobs based on urgency, complexity, and cutting time required.  Polite and cohesive customer interaction will also be expected where necessary such as design and development discussions. 

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • 3D Programming of customer parts. 
  • Progress customer orders using effective time management and organisational skills. 
  • Support and problem solve customer queries/challenges at every opportunity using creativity and manufacturing techniques. 
  • Maintain a high level of service and reliability throughout all customer contact and internal team collaboration. 
  • Where time allows the successful candidate will be encouraged to experiment and get creative with machine capabilities to look at new products, sample pieces of work, and new customer markets. 

Ultimately, a willingness to learn new skills is required as full training will be given to suitable candidates.  We hire for attitude. 

Working Location


Commutable from: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and surrounding areas.

Company Benefits

32 days holiday inc bank holiday
Free car parking
Full training available

Work with us


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.

About Us

State of the art facilities combined with the latest laser cutting technology and a determination to succeed enable us to give our customers a highly competitive advantage.

The Laser Cutting Co. Ltd,
58 - 64 Catley Road,
Sheffield, S9 5JF

Phone: 0114 242 0101
Email: [email protected]


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