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Mechanical Assembly Technician - Laitram Machinery


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machinery


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Laitram Machinery, Inc. has a position available for an entry level Assembly Mechanic.  Primary responsibilities include assembling fabricated equipment from the ground up with drawing that is provided.  QC, Skid/Crate, and securely load finished equipment into truck and/or container for shipping.

Laitram, L.L.C, a global company, offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. We offer opportunities for continuous improvement, and career advancement. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.


  • Assemble equipment from drawings provided by Engineering Group
  • Perform QC check from list provided and document
  • Skid/Crate equipment to prepare for shipping
  • Use computer software to perform transactions and capture labor to each job                                                  


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic Math Skills and ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • Be able to read blueprints
  • Be able to identify and use basic hand tools
  • Self –managed; Team player with a good attitude
  • Willing to cross train and work across control points when needed
  • Capability of learning all computer software being used to perform transactions and collect labor for each specific build
  • Is detail oriented and has a passion for doing a job well
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Able to work overtime/ some travel may be required
  • Must meet physical job description - Ability to perform the essential functions of this position as detailed in the functional job description, including the requirement to lift and carry 50 pounds

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a machine assembler or similar field
  • Experience in some trade – mechanic, fabrication work, carpentry, machine tools, etc.