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Waterjet Programmer

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Waterjet Programmer

Salary - £35,100

Location - Stirchley, Birmingham

Shifts- Mon-Thur 07:00 - 15:45, Friday 07:00 - 11:30, 37.5hrs/week

Metalis are seeking a skilled waterjet programmer to join our client based in stirchley who is one of the leading manufacturers of bespoke architectural ironmongery in the UK.

Job Duties:

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working on Flow Mach 200 waterjet with XD dynamic head

  • Previous experience in waterjet cutting is imperative.

  • Utilize CAD/CAM software to program waterjet cutting machines for the production of various components.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and specifications to create accurate and efficient cutting programs
  • Set up and calibrate waterjet cutting machines for optimal performance.
  • Select appropriate materials for cutting based on project specifications
  • Ensure proper material handling and secure positioning on the cutting bed
  • Conduct inspections of materials to identify any defects or irregularities.


  • Proven experience as a Waterjet Programmer or similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficiency in CAD/CAM software (e.g., AutoCAD, SolidWorks, CAMWorks).
  • Strong understanding of waterjet cutting principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of materials commonly used in manufacturing processes.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Prior experience with maintenance and troubleshooting of waterjet cutting machines is a plus.

If you are a skilled and ambitious individual looking to make a significant impact in a dynamic company, we invite you to apply for the position!