Posted on: January 30, 2018 • Category: Manufacturing
CNC Laser Operator
Art's Way Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Required Education and Experience: -High school diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience -One year of related shop experience operating and maintaining CO2 lasers -Training in general safety awareness and practices -Ability to read and interpret blueprints -Ability to use/read tape measures; working knowledge of using calipers and micrometers is a plus -Ability to read and write English; comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions -Proficient using a PC in a Windows environment -Simple shop math -Competencies: Initiative -Thoroughness -Manufacturing mindset of urgency and quality -Time management -Communication proficiency -Ability to use hand tools -Flexibility, dependability, and attention to detail -Work in a fast-pace environment with fast changing priorities Physical Requirements Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to set; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to fumes, vapors or airborne particles, and moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud; hearing protection is required in all areas of the plant.
Position Summary Under the supervision of the Department Supervisor, this position primarily operates and maintains the Cutting Laser and related tools and equipment. This position may also perform other production activities, including but not limited to supporting the production team by assembling parts, operating machinery, fabrication of products, as well as cleaning and maintaining equipment and shop floor. This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm; 40 hours per week. Occasional work outside of schedule may be required as job duties demand. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -Operate the CNC Laser and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators -Select and set up lenses based on material type and thickness, load programs, set machine parameters and proper fixtures to ensure optimal performance of the equipment -Establish proper stop location; adjust laser beam focal point -Create and edit laser cut files from Solid Works drawings in various formats using software, prepare, lay out and array parts from the cut files in the laser software for optimal cutting speeds and yield -Manage and maintain files to ensure matching revision levels at all times -Monitor fill level of chiller system, process gases, and report reordering levels -Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task -Perform prescribed preventative maintenance on machines and equipment as required -Perform all dimensional inspections -Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions -Perform typical machine shop operations to support the production and fabrication of plastic parts -Must be familiar with the basic machine functions in order to perform the tasks stated above; or be willing to train -Must be willing to accept and receive supervision and assistance with regard to machine set-up -Must be able to operate with minimal supervision once trained by following work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures -Wear proper safety equipment and comply with company safety rules at all times -Make a positive contribution to maintaining a workplace that is healthy, safe, neat and tidy. Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
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