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Laser Operator

J&E Companies

J&E Companies

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023

J&E Companies is a sheet metal and fabrication company. We are a leader in the sheet metal and fabrication industry and have four facilities around the Twin Cities. We currently have an immediate need for a Laser Operator for our Shakopee plant. Pay is depending on experience. This is a direct hire position and comes with a full benefits package.

Purpose: This position is responsible for the daily setup and operation of the Trumpf Truflow 6000 laser cutting machine with tower.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate Trumpf laser machine
  • Stage raw materials at each work-center for the day’s production.
  • Load and unload machines.
  • Verify machine settings by measuring positions and first-run parts.
  • Inspect and measure parts to ensure blueprint specifications are met.
  • Maintain continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area at all times.
  • Comply with all company processes, procedures, quality directives and safety procedures.
  • Must be aware of, and work to, established set-up and part per hour run times, and part quality requirements as established on work orders.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced manufacturing environment with minimal supervision
  • Support and participate in ISO initiatives
  • Operate a forklift as required to move raw and finished goods..
  • Other Duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Skills Requirements:

  • 3 Years of experience with Trumpf Laser or other similar Laser Machines (Amada, Hans, etc.)
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to use measuring instruments (e. g. gauges, micrometers, calipers).
  • Willing to train the right candidate who is motivated and has a desire to learn.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand entire shift
  • Requires routine lifting, bending, leaning, kneeling, etc.

J&E Manufacturing is an EEO employer. All applicants will considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 - $33.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • Laser: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person