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Laser Operator

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO


Laser Operator

POSITION: Perform position requirements, including but not limited to major accountabilities in a safe, efficient and effective manner.  Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift.

Position Description

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES (include, but not limited to):

 Follow all Company rules, policies, procedures and requirements especially for: safety, quality, delivery and productivity/cost.

 Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.

 Examine completed workpieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.

 Read work orders, blueprints, production documents or other information to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.

 Responsible for checking parts / materials for accuracy ongoing and prior to completion of order.

 Load workpieces, material, or solutions into machines.

 Set up, operate, or tend variety of laser metal working machines (including laser CNC / Numerically Controlled Equipment) to cut, shear, slit, or punch metal material in accordance to standards and requirements.

 Start / operate machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.

 Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges, hand tools or machine controls.

 Install, align, set and lock specified fabrication components and fixtures in turrets and in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.

 Clean and lubricate machines.

 Position, align, and secure workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies on order to produce parts meeting requirements.

 Able to count and stack parts / materials correctly prior to movement to next operation within department or to next department.

 Able to lift parts / materials or varying weights onto and out of work area(s)

 Assist other laser machine operators, other employees and train employees on job procedures.

 Use tools, equipment and technology, including hand or power tools, manufacturing/operations equipment and computerized or automated systems.

 Maintain work area(s) in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.

 Perform other duties, activities and responsibilities as required.


 Previous laser or similar fabrication or machining work experience is required that demonstrates operation of metal working machines (including lasers, CNC / Numerically Controlled Equipment, etc.) to cut, shear, slit, or punch metal material.

 At least 2 years of work-related experience, (working in a manufacturing / production work environment, or machine shop.)

 Able read and interpret work instructions, blue prints, manufacturing drawings or similar information.

 Must be able to write legibly and demonstrate good communication skills.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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