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Laser Operator


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Westaff is hiring a Laser Operator for a company in Paynesville, MN! GREAT PAY and BENEFITS!

Pay: $18-20/hour, depending on experience

Hours: We have multiple shifts open!

  • 1st Shift Hours – Monday-Thursday: 7am-4:30pm/Friday 7am-12pm
  • 2nd Shift Hours – Monday-Thursday: 4pm to 2:30am
  • Weekend Hours – Friday-Sunday: 7:30am-8p

Essential Duties:

  • Load and edit machine programs
  • Load materials in sheet bays
  • Maintain cutting quality
  • Perform random inspections according to protocol on work order router
  • Assist skeleton unloading, login, stacking, and tagging
  • Assist laser programmers, omega operators, and crane operators as needed
  • Perform general laser maintenance, including lockout/tagout procedures, lens cleaning, centering, cleaning filters and dust bins, replacing cutting beds, changing high pressure cylinders, replace torch head wear parts, changing oil on vacuum pumps, greasing parts
  • Perform advanced maintenance, including lens charging, focal depth, external optical path cleaning, realignment, as well as pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical repair
  • Maintain supply of critical parts
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Assure all products conform to quality standards

Job Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 year Machine Tool or CNC Technical Degree preferred
  • 3+ Years related work experience preferred
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Certified crane operator preferred
  • Inventory and manufacturing experience
  • Experience with blueprints and inspection equipment
  • Skill in mechanical repair of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
  • Frequently lift up to 50 lbs
  • Frequently bend, stoop, squat, push, pull, walk, or sit for entire shift
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