CNC Laser Operator

Kentuckiana Comfort Center
Louisville, KY Full-time
Posted on September 16, 2019

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Verify all equipment safety features are operating properly at beginning of shift; report any features that are not working properly to shift leader.
  2. Observe & Comply with all PPE & other safety requirements.
  3. Review work instructions, prints and routers for each job.
  4. Set up and operate machine in accordance with procedures.
  5. Utilize measuring devices such as protractor, vernier calipers, micrometer, thickness gage, machinist square, etc. to check and verify accuracy of work.
  6. Work with shift leader and others to maximize productivity & efficiency.
  7. Performs operator preventive maintenance of machine and tooling as required.
  8. May be required to program the operation of a CNC press brake.
  9. Thorough understanding of laser and heavy machinery SAFETY.
  10. Thorough understanding of sheet metal handling SAFETY.
  11. Capable of reading part drawings and understanding tolerance requirements.
  12. Capable of safely lifting 50 pounds without the use of lifting equipment.
  13. Must be capable of understanding and operating laser controls
  14. Can stand for extended periods of time.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Will be required to obtain a fork truck drivers’ license.
  2. Report machine and tooling problems to supervisor.
  3. May be required to assist maintenance in the repair of laser.
  4. Maintenance of and safeguarding of personal protective equipment.
  5. Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  6. Identifying and eliminating unsafe acts.
  7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  8. Recommend drawing changes, equipment changes or improvements, reduce setup time and tooling costs.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Must be capable of using common measuring equipment for sheet metal.
  2. Ability to read & interpret engineering drawings and process instructions.
  3. High school diploma or GED
  4. Ability to distinguish material types; including aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel.
  5. Demonstrated reliability; i.e. attendance, process conformance.
  6. Willingness to participate in continuous improvement activities.

Desired Qualifications

  1. 2 years CNC machine experience
  2. Associates degree in Mechanical Technology

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  2. Requires bending, stooping and standing.
  3. Must be able to stand from six (6) to eight (8) hours pr day. (Overtime may extend time period.)
  4. Good visual and spatial perception.