Alma Sheet Metal Careers

We are looking to recruit a laser cutting operator to cut a range metal including. stainless steel, aluminium & mild steel at our Macclesfield site.

The successful applicant must have the following skills –

  • Confident with computers & file management.
  • A strong work ethic & be able to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of general workshop housekeeping & Health & Safety
  • Good timekeeping.

Training will be given so that the role can be completed in a safe and efficient manner, this may be a mixture of external & in house training.

The basic role will comprise of the following requirements –

  • Identify, organise & store sheet material that are to be cut.
  • Load & unload materials to the laser machine using a FLT & Jib Crane and hoist.
  • Select programmes/ parameters & upload to the laser machine
  • Cutting parts from pre-programmed nests
  • Adjusting parameters to ensure good & efficient cut quality
  • Unloading & identifying cut parts using reports & labels.
  • Ensuring the laser area is always kept tidy
  • Liaising with Production Manager daily to ensure correct parts have been cut.
  • Undertaking weekly maintenance of the laser machine.

Normal working hours are 8am-4pm Monday – Friday. 37.5 hours per week.

10 Min paid break at 10am, 30 min unpaid lunch break – 12.30-1.00pm

25 days holiday per year plus eight bank holidays.

The role has the potential to develop in to programming via SigmaNEST to nest parts and run the laser department.


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Alma Sheet Metal Ltd currently have an opportunity for Skilled Metal Polisher to join our team.
Working in a busy shop floor environment in our Macclesfield workshop using a range of equipment and processes to polish to a high standard, fabrications for the food, Pharmaceutical, water & textile industries.

The ideal candidate must be confident / skilled in using a range of hand tools, machines, abrasives belts & mops to remove welds & polish bespoke fabrications to a high standard in a range of finishes including satin and mirror.

Essential skills required –

  • Removal of welds using abrasive belts / stones, dynafiles etc to crack & crevice free.
  • Produce a cosmetic finish to a high standard using flexi buffs & straight grinders.
  • Be flexible for assisting in other areas depending on manufacturing requirements.
  • Adhere to & promote a good attitude to Health & Safety & operational procedures.
  • Display a professional, acceptable attitude & image for all work associated with & undertaken on behalf of the company.
  • Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Work closely with the production manager to achieve delivery dates.

Standard working hours are Monday to Friday 8am-4pm 37.5 hours per week.
25 days Annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

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