CNC Plasma Profiler Operator

BM Steel
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
The Job:

Based at our site in Aberdeen we are looking for a Plasma Profiler Operator. The role will involve operating a newly installed CNC Plasma Profiling Machine cutting plate from 3mm to 50mm. Health and safety is THE primary concern for us. You'll be given full training on how to operate all the machinery on our Aberdeen site as

well as Overhead Crane, Forklift, manual handling and general health and safety training.

The role:

Operate a Plasma Profiling Machine or an appropriate scheduled activity e.g. machine operation, loading, basic maintenance any other duties as directed. All activities must be carried out in accordance with our established safe systems of work.

  • Assist with preparation of correct data and transfer in required system format to enable efficient processing of work flow
  • Set up and Operate the CNC Profiling Machine
  • Maintain cut and stock parts identification and traceability
  • Control, plan and maintain all of the consumable aspects of the system for uninterrupted operation
  • Control and maintain sufficient consumable stock levels and spare parts at all times
  • Conduct routine system checks and maintain within specified frequency guidelines
  • Control and record system servicing, repair and maintenance routines
  • Grind, Deburr, clean & mark all metal parts
  • Cut out and remove all scrap
  • Complete all associated paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
  • Operate and move materials using the overhead crane/Forklift
  • Ensure good housekeeping at all times


To be considered for this in the role you will have experience operating a CNC Plasma Profiler or similar & overhead cranes, preferably in a manufacturing, Steel environment, warehousing or distribution. We will also expect all applicants to show a real passion for health and safety and want to be a part of continually improving our site.

  • Ideally have two years' experience within a similar role
  • Previously worked within a structural steel or engineering environment
  • Experience / knowledge of Esprit CNC Plasma Cutting Systems would be advantageous
  • Experience with Procut CAD/CAM Software would be an advantage but not essential as full training provided
  • Team oriented
  • Have the ability to work at an efficient and safe pace, maintaining high-quality standards of work
  • Have the ability to work effectively unsupervised

In return we'll provide you with an excellent career, the opportunity to learn & contribute to a fascinating industry with long-term stability plus the opportunity to progress throughout the company.

About us and Benefits:

B&M Steel are a leading steel & safety stockholder in the UK with over 130 years of experience, with a depot network covering 15 locations around the country, from Aberdeen in the North of Scotland down to Winchester in the south of England. Our extensive stock range enables us to satisfy most of our customers requirements with a same or next day delivery service. We have invested substantially in the company to ensure we are at the forefront of technology to ensure we offer the service that the customer expects. As well as a competitive salary we also offer an attractive benefits package which include:

  • Monthly performance related bonus scheme
  • Contributory Pension
  • Overtime available
  • Flexible working hours

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