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Laser Operator - Second Shift

Mayville, WI | Other

Job Description



** $1,000 Sign on Stay on Bonus

** Flexible Scheduling

** Full Benefits after 30 day

** On Site Health Clinic

** 401K/ESOP

** Quarterly Bonuses



Set-up, adjust and operate multiple CNC, laser systems to produce parts in accordance with instructions.  Set and adjust cutting speeds and optics to ensure proper operation.  May make adjustments to programs as authorized.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Reads job order to determine machine programming requirements
  • Sets up machine parameters and power settings.
  • Calls up part number from computer to program machine.
  • Puts steel into machine to cut part.
  • Checks to print using various measuring devices to determine accuracy of part
  • Perform part verifications.
  • Performs routine machine maintenance
  • Performs simple laser programming.
  • Troubleshoots problems and adjusts machine as necessary to correct.
  • Assist Steel Shed Coordinator with unloading & receiving material.
  • Assist Steel Shed Coordinator with on-line ordering of material.
  • Instruct laser take off operators.
  • Assists with scheduling of nests.
  • Schedules machine maintenance with Maintenance Department
  • Cross train Laser take-off and Laser Operator II employees as assigned by Supervisor.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Embraces and fosters key elements of MEC’s culture. Understands, demonstrates and seeks to promote MEC Pride. Is viewed a role model of the culture.
  • Displays ethical behavior in all situations and always, and acts with a high level of integrity; maintains poise and confidence even when faced with difficult decisions; displays an upbeat, positive and energetic attitude.  Uses language that is appropriate for the workplace. 
  • Acts as a role model – follows all safety rules, behaves in a safe manner, and wears required PPE.  Proactively identifies and corrects unsafe conditions.  Promotes safety within department and holds employees accountable for working safely. 
  • Meets the requirements for both attendance and punctuality. Can be counted on to find a way to get the job done.  Responds promptly and follows through on promises in a timely manner. 
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions including failure.  Embraces experience as learning opportunities and not chances to blame.
  • Listens carefully and attentively to others; Seeks to understand the perspectives of others.  Communicates directly and honestly while demonstrating respect for others.  Addresses conflict openly and effectively seeking win-win solutions.
  • Meets the quality and productivity expectations for the position.  Demonstrates the functional knowledge and skills required to perform this specific position. Uses technical knowledge to train and develop co-workers.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 2 to 3 years related experience and/or computer (MAZAK) training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have forklift certification.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read blueprints.  Ability to use measuring equipment such as vernier, micrometer, etc.  Knowledge of computer.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The team member frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel.  The team member is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





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