Laser Operator-Fabricator

Bangor, PA
Posted 2 weeks ago

Who We Are:  We believe in fostering lasting relationships and creating innovative solutions so our customers can focus on feeding families.  Gemini delivers solutions through automated equipment and integrated systems to the Commercial and Industrial Baking industry as well as Ingredient Handling systems to the food industry.  Our teams are passionate about delivering world class products and service to our customers through design, manufacturing, and technical support.

What is the Role:

Under the general direction of the Manufacturing Supervisor, the Laser Operator-Fabricator’s

position will be directly responsible for programming, operating, and basic preventative maintenance of our Fiber Laser.  In addition to the primary Laser Operator duties, the ideal candidate will be involved with other general fabrication duties such as operating a CNC press brake, sheet metal rolling, and various other tasks.


Who you are:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day programming, operating, and maintenance of the Trumpf 1030 Fiber Laser
  • Use Trumpf Trutops program to nest programs to maximize material usage and efficiency
  • Contribute to the completion of the overall production plan by organizing priorities through the laser operation
  • Constantly looks to address quality standards from cut pieces and address any necessary fixes
  • Maintains raw material inventory control by monitoring and tracking allocations and stock levels
  • Material handling duties include unloading trucks and placing product in their proper locations
  • Use MRP system for production reporting, item research, and checking on PO status
  • Utilize software for design and manipulation of 2D product files
  • Assist and learn to operate Trumpf 3170 Press Brake
  • General fabrication of various mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum alloys
  • Cut, grind, debur, and prep materials as required by job
  • Use of forklifts, overhead cranes, and other work lifting devices
  • Interpret specifications and verify measurements.
  • With supervisors’ guidance, alter dimensions on products to fit applications demands
  • Ensure working environment is clean, organized, and safe
  • Collaborate with supervisors and engineering personnel to address discrepancies on drawings
  • Complete applicable quality control forms
  • Build prototypes and test products
  • Track, suggest, and participate in all aspects of machine maintenance
  • Employee must remain flexible to work in a support role for adjacent departments (ie; Fab/Weld, Machine Shop, Paint, and Shipping/Receiving) to maintain level workloads across plant production
  • Performs all other duties as required or directed


What You Bring:

  • Previous experience in a metal cutting operation; laser (fiber/CO2), water jet, or plasma experience required
  • Must have additional fabrication experience in some or all of the following areas: CNC Bending, Rolling, Drilling, Tapping, Sawing, Grinding
  • Experience working in a custom machine manufacturing operation preferred (low volume/high mix environment)
  • Minimum 5 years working in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong competency at interpreting and reading prints/engineering models
  • Experience with Solidworks and Autodesk preferred
  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 75lbs
  • Willingness to participate in formal training programs to adequately learn the equipment and software present at our facility
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands, and is able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Needs a strong appreciation of the importance of completing tasks on time
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Possess problem solving skills and demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Must be organized and dependable
  • Must comply with all company safety and personnel policies


What’s In It for You:

  • 401k Matching Program
  • Tuition assistance
  • Health, Vision, and Dental benefits
  • Company paid short term disability and life insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for Employee and Spouse and voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Program (3 weeks PTO starting), plus nine (9) company paid holidays.
  • Gemini Cares Program (matches donations for employee nominated charities each quarter)

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