Machine Operator - Laser

Richmond, VA 23231

Posted: 01/23/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Machine Operator Job Number: TP281582531

Job Description


Looking for a fresh start in a manufacturing environment? Are you effective sticking to the details while in a fast-paced environment? Our client, a leading fabrication and manufacturing company, is now hiring for full-time, temp-to-hire machine operators! Apply now to learn more and schedule an interview!

Job Title: Laser Machine Operator 

Location: Richmond, VA, 23231

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 2:30pm, with potential for overtime based on production needs

Compensation: Based on Experience

Job Summary:

Under immediate to moderate supervision, the Machine Operator operates fabricating machines such as press brakes, laser cutters, and other machinery as required that cut, shape and bend metal plates for the production of an array of our client’s products.

Essential Functions:
  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. 
  • Positions stops or guides to specified length as indicated by blueprints, scale, rule or template.
  • Maintains fabricating equipment and makes adjustments to prepare equipment for safe and efficient operation. 
  • Moves parts and/or pieces manually, by hoist or forklift and secures parts using clamps, braces, etc. prior to machine operation. 
  • Maintains production quantities, efficiencies, and quality of parts fabricated. 
  • Positive, team-based attitude and a willingness to cross train on machinery in the fabrication department. 
  • Ability to adhere to company safety expectations and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to use and read a tape measure, protractor and various other measuring tools using both American and metric measurements and quantities.
  • Ability to handle large, awkward parts weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted; additional weight assisted.
  • Ability to operate a forklift. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED certificate preferred
  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years of previous experience operating heavy production/fabrication machinery (years of service will vary depending upon level of position).
  • Experience with JD Edwards preferred

Machinery Used Includes:
  • Grinder
  • Drill Motor
  • Pallet Jack
  • Forklift
  • Laser CNC
  • Press Brake (Trumpf)
  • Amada Punch Press
  • Metal Punch Machine

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday pay and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our corporate employees!
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!

We respond to every job applicant within 24-48 hours.

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