Laser Cutting Machine Operator, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-04-16
Expires 2024-05-16
ID #2038947924
Laser Cutting Machine Operator, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified February 21, 2024


Job Overview: We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Laser Cutting Machine Operator to join our manufacturing team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for setting up and operating laser cutting machines to cut, shape, and form metal and other materials according to precise specifications.

The Laser Cutting Machine Operator should have a strong understanding of machine operations, safety protocols, and the ability to work with precision.

Responsibilities: Machine Setup and Calibration: Prepare and set up laser cutting machines according to job specifications.

Ensure proper calibration and alignment of the laser cutting equipment.

Material Handling: Load and unload materials onto the laser cutting machine.

Monitor and manage material inventory.

Programming and Operation: Interpret and understand technical drawings, blueprints, and job specifications.

Program laser cutting machines based on design requirements.

Operate the machine to cut, trim, and shape materials with precision.

Quality Control: Conduct regular quality checks to ensure products meet design specifications.

Make adjustments to the machine settings as needed to maintain quality standards.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting: Perform routine maintenance on laser cutting machines.

Identify and troubleshoot machine issues, and coordinate with maintenance team for repairs.

Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety guidelines and protocols while operating the laser cutting machine.

Ensure a clean and organized work area to minimize hazards.

Recordkeeping: Maintain accurate records of production activities, including job orders, materials used, and machine settings.

Report any deviations or issues in a timely manner.

Collaboration: Work closely with team members, including engineers and designers, to ensure seamless production processes.

Communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues to meet production goals.

Qualifications and Skills: High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification or relevant vocational training is a plus.

Proven experience as a Laser Cutting Machine Operator or similar role in a manufacturing environment.

Strong understanding of laser cutting machine operations and programming.

Ability to interpret technical drawings and blueprints.

Excellent attention to detail and precision in work.

Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge of safety protocols and a commitment to maintaining a safe work environment.

Physical stamina and the ability to lift/move heavy materials.

Strong communication and teamwork skills.

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about contributing to a dynamic manufacturing environment, we encourage you to apply for the Laser Cutting Machine Operator position.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Laser cutting machine operator

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