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CNC Laser Operator

Graepel North America Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

The Laser Operator will primarily be involved with the setup and operation of a CNC laser for metal fabrication.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statements

  • Ability to setup and operate CNC laser machine
  • Knowledge and hands-on operation of CNC laser for metal fabrication including program retrieval, proper gases, proper nozzles, lenses, etc.
  • Implementation and utilization of LEAN manufacturing technique.
  • Setup of complex hydraulic presses and dies to produce specific Graepel parts.
  • Knowledge and understanding of metal fabrication process and concepts.
  • Training and teaching new employees with the specific know how of Graepel products and technologies.
  • Provide routine maintenance and minor repairs to CNC laser machine.
  • Work with process improvement teams, plan and implement process flow, cost reduction and facility improvements.
  • Setup metal fabrication machinery and other production necessities to produce "0 defect" parts.
  • Supervise and execute the production quality and quality planning tasks (e.g.  Initial sample inspections reports, defect analysis).
  • Check accuracy of work using blueprints and precision measuring tools.
  • Work a regular schedule determined by supervisory management
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.




  • High School Degree or equivalent and/or related experience required.
  • Associates Degree from an accredited Quality Assurance program preferred.


  • Ability to use Direct read measuring devices.
  • Experience in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing skills preferred
  • Ability to coordinate 3 Dimensional Coordinate Measuring and 2 Dimensional CAD experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing engineering, fabrication management and/or operations of low and mid-sized volume metal fabrication preferred.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and obtain certification.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and/or independently.
  • Ability to train inexperienced co-workers.

Computer Skills:

  • Experience using MS Office Suite and 3D Modeling CAD software preferred.

Job Details

Date Posted December 29, 2017
Date Closes January 28, 2018
Address 13220 Lynam Drive
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Manufacturing and Operations
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
2PM to 11PM
Hours 40 + hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 51-4041.00 Machinists
Zipcode 68138
Name Joe Cole
Address 13220 Lynam Drive
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68138
Phone 402-861-1817

This job offers the following benefits

  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Manufacturing - Machine Operator
  • Manufacturing - Machinist
  • Manufacturing - Production Worker
  • Manufacturing - Worker
  • Production Technician
  • Sheet Metal Operator

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

At a Glance
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  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
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