Generac Power Systems

  • Laser Operator - 2nd Shift

    Job Locations US-WI-Oshkosh
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 5:25 PM)
    ManOps - Manufacturing Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Oshkosh, WI is seeking a Laser Operator - 2nd Shift.


    The Laser Operator – Fabrication III is expected to perform under the direction of the area supervisor, manufacture parts per plant specification in an accurate and timely manner utilizing laser equipment while recognizing safety and efficiencies. This position reports directly to Production Manager or Supervisor.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as define and overtime as required.
    • Position and secure work piece in machine
    • Maintain a clean safe work area
    • Set up, adjust and operate laser
    • Read and interpret blueprint specifications to determine procedures, verify programs and tooling
    • Perform complex machine set ups and critical operations
    • Position and replace tools, and set in relation to machine
    • Use a variety of precision measuring devices to set up and adjust work and verify conformance of work to specifications
    • Understand special material handling required for materials and equipment used in the work cell
    • Assist in other work areas as needed
    • Strong mechanical aptitude and mathematical skills.
    • Repair/correction of errors
    • Participation in training sessions
    • Training coworkers


    Basic Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • An understanding of machining/fabricating fundamentals
    • Experience working with fabrication machines, specifically laser.

    Additional Qualifications:


    • Ability to effectively communicate
    • Contributes to identifying problems and implementing appropriate countermeasures.
    • Advanced PC knowledge.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Strong problem solving and reasoning skills
    • Ability to perform reading, writing, and math functions.
    • Instruction or demonstrated ability to train others.


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Preferred experience on equipment and automation consistent with a metal fabrication, paint, and assembly operation. 
    • Intermediate mechanical aptitude, ability to understand complex issues and systematically work toward resolution.
    • Ability to interpret drawings, schematics and machine specifications.




    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.  Temperatures can vary from cool to warm depending upon the season. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.  


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