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Wifco Steel Products seeks a Laser Operator, responsible for the set-up and operation of a CL 900 Fiber Laser. 3-5 years of experience is preferred. 

SUMMARY

Responsible for the set-up and operation of the CL 900 Fiber Laser for the organization by producing parts to the highest quality and meeting production standards in performing the following duties: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sets up, operates, and monitors the CL 900 Fiber Laser in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Loads material onto automated loading equipment and pulls/separates parts from the conveyor.
  • Performs operations such as cutting or trimming sheet metal of various types, thicknesses, and dimensions based on instructions.
  • Programs and controls settings on the machine’s operating system.
  • Interprets work orders, blueprints, sketches, specifications, or diagrams and checks parts against prints to ensure quality.
  • Works under the supervision of department supervisor based on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Understands production information, such as length, width and thickness, material type, and quantity to be processed.
  • Manufactures parts in an efficient manner to meet customer demands and specifications.
  • Keeps record of the number of pieces made.
  • Troubleshoots and makes any minor adjustments as needed to program, tech tables, or other settings to improve cut quality or process efficiencies.
  • Examines completed parts for detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
  • Stacks/palletizes parts for transfer to the designated department(s).
  • Works in a safe manner and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Maintains work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition, including cleaning at end of shift.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned. 

SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS

  • Takes direction from the Laser department supervisor and Operations.
  • Works well with others and has a willingness to help fellow employees when directed.
  • Ability to read and write, understanding written directions including basic print specifications.
  • Possesses problem-solving skills in detecting how to increase output and fix any errors.
  • Displays attention to detail and mindful of the job at hand, making clean lines and cuts.
  • Has stamina to work long hours on feet doing repetitive movements in hot conditions.
  • Demonstrates safety-conscious behavior. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 0-2 years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • 3-5 years of experience operating a laser machine is preferred.
  • Forklift operating experience is desired.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within manufacturing. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • This position is active and may require standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and crouching all day.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds. If items are heavier than 50 pounds, seek the help of a lifting device, or request the assistance of a fellow employee(s) for a team lift.
  • Machinery and tool operation requires the use of safety equipment to include, but not limited to steel toe shoes/boots, hearing protection, and safety glasses.
  • Wearing loose-fitting clothes are not permitted in some areas, and wearing jewelry such as rings, bracelets, and necklaces are not allowed.
  • Facility is not climate controlled, so heat in the summer and cold in the winter is a factor.

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