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Laser Setup Operator

Argon Industries, a rapidly growing contract manufacturer of light to medium sheet metal components, is looking for experienced employees.

Requirements include: high school diploma or equivalent, good organizational skills, machine shop experience, mechanical aptitude, and desire to succeed.

Argon offers an excellent benefits package including: Health, dental, life, disability, 401K w/match, Section 125, Shift Premiums, Holidays and Vacation.

Please provide salary requirements when applying for these positions.

**Argon Industries offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, life, disability, and 401k programs.

Job Description:

To effectively and efficiently setup and operate all laser equipment at Argon Industries.

Position Responsibilities:
Shop Specific:
• Understand that every employee at Argon Industries has the right and the obligation to stop production and contact a supervisor immediately if they deem it to be unsafe and if they have any quality concerns
• Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings
• Identify appropriate materials for the job, including the ability to check the type, size, quantity, quality and maintain traceability
• Qualify and then safely operate a forklift
• Properly utilize inspection equipment to accurately complete the job in accordance with ISO procedures
• Understand and adhere to Argon’s Employee Quality Policy & Requirements
• Perform basic machine maintenance along with keeping the necessary records and reporting any issues immediately to your supervisor.
• Complete jobs to customer specifications in a timely manner
• Watch and anticipate potential problems
• Correctly barcode, count and tag parts and document work performed on the traveler
• Maintain an orderly and clean work area at all times

Job Specific:
• Learn and follow all procedures associated with laser department
• Load and edit CNC programs
• Able to assess and address all alarms and keep the machine operating and in good repair
• Maintain production schedule
• Properly maintain, record and handle material


• Must have high school diploma or equivalent
• Must have shop experience in laser operations
• Must have own tools
• Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
• Must complete a 90 day probationary period.
• Must have safety shoes

Laser Department

• Laser Machines & Computer
o Operate the computer and laser machines to the full extent of its capabilities per the manufacturing specifications
 Nozzles
 Lens 5.0 and 7.5
 Focus
 Centering
o Maintain edge quality at all times
o Adjust offsets accordingly
o Meet or exceed the rates as listed in the NCell reports and MITs cutting conditions
o Properly start up and shut down system

• MSC Computer (Material Handling)
o Operate the computer to the full extent of its capabilities per the manufacturing specifications in both the manual and automated modes
o Trouble shooting; to be able to correct problems and bring the system back online
o Properly schedule the unloading of materials, based on cosmetic and weight requirements
o Properly start up and shut down system

• MSC3 Computer (System)
o Operate the computer to the full extent of its capabilities per the manufacturing specifications in both the manual and automated modes
o Understand Argon’s inventory numbering/coding system
o Able to I-Demand and properly record all related information manually and electronically
o Able to load nests
o Able to check history, verifying and if necessary adding or correcting any recorded information.
o Maintain FMS Log
o Properly start up and shut down system

Apply today...
Exceptional wages for all positions. Please send your resume or come to our Milwaukee facility to fill out an application. Please contact our HR department for specific position questions by phone (414) 354-8939 or by submitting your inquiry through our general contact page Contact

Ask how you can become a member of the Argon Team, where pay and benefits are excellent and you make a difference.