Laser Technician in Detroit, MI at L&W Engineering

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

L&W Engineering has a great opportunity for an experienced Laser Technician at our manufacturing facility in Detroit, Michigan. This person will work to help continuously improve the manufacturing process. 

This position offers a rewarding compensation and benefits package and an opportunity to grow in a stable and high growth company.

* 2nd and 3rd Shift Position available*

  • Perform daily machine startup and shutdown procedures on CNC Laser cutting equipment.
  • Maintain daily Performance Maintenance and associated logbook in assigned area and report equipment deficiencies.
  • Use corporate QAD to document key work activities (e.g. PM, Corrective action information) to ensure information is available for future use.
  • Perform complex set-ups, optimize machine parameters and inputs.
  • Capable of altering simple CNC programs, or adjusting code to work around material obstacles.
  • Experience with CNC control systems and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics, and mechanical drawings.
  • Proficient with the use of hand tools, power tools, and electrical measuring instruments.
  • Maintain laser fixture tooling with assistance from Toolmakers.
  • Perform maintenance of laser cutting equipment and work area in accordance with company standards and manufactures machine recommendations.
  • Perform all machine alignment procedures for CNC Fiber work cells & Robotic Laser Cell.
  • Modify Laser cutting condition as required to keep equipment at peak operating performance.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Assist in implementation of Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Assist with simulation studies for new and current projects.
  • Obtain thorough knowledge of departmental processes and procedures
  • Help with training of new hires on machine functions and shop processes.
  • Monitor multiple machines simultaneously, if required.
  • Mentors other associates through on-the-job training, sharing of product and process knowledge and providing them with available tools that foster development of short-term capabilities
  • Adhere to Quality, Safety, and Environmental Policies.
  • Respond to calls and requests to tending laser equipment in a timely manner
  • Performs all duties and operates machinery & equipment according to MIOSHA standards and company procedures using required safety equipment (gloves, sleeves, ear plugs, etc.)
  • Able and willing to work any shift assigned, weekends and overtime
  • Regular and predictable attendance required
  • Assumes other duties as directed by supervisor

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experience: 

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and /or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.