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Saw/Press Operator


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machine Shop
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Laitram Machine Shop provides high-value machining and related services to the Laitram divisions and select outside customers.  They are currently looking for a Saw/Press Operator to join their team.

Laitram Machine Shop is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Operate CNC and manual saws efficiently with minimal or no scrap, follow production schedules, shop orders and drawings per department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Review and understand drawings, routings, material and work instructions prior to production preventing/reducing scrap
  • Transact, issue, prepare and deliver completed product per department Standard Operating Procedures
  • Complete all transactions efficiently and correctly
  • Safely and efficiently move material and equipment with the use of overhead cranes or forklifts
  • Recommend and complete Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for process improvements
  • Complete 5S initiatives, keeping the department organized and cleaned daily


  • Experience using manufacturing equipment
  • Experience operating a forklift 
  • Must be a self-managed with the ability to trouble shoot and resolve issues
  • Work flexible or overtime hours to meet production schedules
  • Safely and efficiency use overhead cranes and forklift to perform daily job functions
  • Mechanically inclined with basic math skills
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines and meeting downstream customer dates
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail
  • Must be computer literate with the use of Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 47 lbs


  • Press operating experience
  • CNC and manual saw operating experience
  • Work experience in a manufacturing environment