Laser Operator (Sign On Bonus $1000)

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Summary:  The person in this position reports will directly report to the Weld Supervisor who reports to the Weld Shop Manager. This person will be responsible for setting up and operating a variety of manufacturing machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. This is a safety sensitive position.  This individual will be running the sheet and tube laser.  Could be operating forklifts or combi’s, operating hoists, banders, pallet jacks and possibly other CNC machines.  Will be using a variety of power and hand tools as needed for the jobs.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

1.      Responsible for setting up and operating a variety of manufacturing machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments.

2.      Selecting the appropriate tools, machines and materials to be used in preparation of manufacturing machinery work.

3.      Make sure that the right program is picked for the particular job.

4.      Calculating dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.

5.      Operator will perform daily cleaning of machine, scrap bins and perform some maintenance duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

6.      Load sheets of metal into the laser using a vacuum hoist.

7.      Unload the cut parts, use instruments to debur and clean parts.

8.      Make sure that the part meets the quality expectations and it is within the tolerances of the particular part.

9.      Make custom parts for repair of current equipment when required.

10.  Adhering to all safety rules and OSHA regulations.

11.  Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Must have experience working with blueprints, drawings and engineering information
  • Knowledge in lasers including designing issues and maintenance
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of gauges, micrometers and calipers
  • Design techniques, tools and principals involved in production planning, blueprints, drawings and models
  • Identify causes of operating errors and deciding what to do through troubleshooting
  • Determine the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Background in safety compliance-particularly Lock out/Tag Out procedures
  • Adhere to safety and OSHA regulations
  • Ability to program, set-up and operator lasers
  • Ability to produce parts and components from drawings and specifications
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

Physical Requirements:

In addition to heavy lifting, this job requires, variously, continuous standing, walking, sitting, light lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, kneeling, crawling, climbing, and squatting.

Environmental Conditions:

This job is required to be performed, variously, in hot, humid, dry, dusty, and cold conditions inside.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Ideal candidate would have at least 1 year of laser operating experience and troubleshooting.

Training Needs:

Continuous training in machine operation and in company production and safety policies and procedures.

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