Laser Operator - Weekend Shift

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Hourly

Washington, NC, US, 27889

Shift:  Home Shift Weekend
Requisition ID:  5307
Division:  Flanders

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at:

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.


Operates a laser to precision cut metal for filter components, frames and containment houses.

Determines whether each piece of metal is cut correctly and then makes adjustments to the computer program.





  • Uses a laser machine to cut all thicknesses of metal for filter components, frames, and containment houses.
  • Places metal pieces into the machine and then onto pallets.
  • Cuts notches in the metal part.
  • Etches instructions into metal pieces.
  • Edits computer programs if problems arise.
  • Sets up the computer if the machine shuts down.  Downloads computer programs onto the laser computer.
  • Operates a forklift to pick up metal.
  • Keeps accurate records of the work performed and the metal inventory.
  • Maintains the machine by cleaning, emptying catch trays, and vacuuming, changing filters, adding fluids, and making adjustments.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.




  • This position is located in the US


  • Measurement skill is required to 1/32 inch.
  • Math skill is needed to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide to work with computer programs and to convert from metric to standard measurements.



  •    2 years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred


  • License or certificates in any of the above mentioned trade skills are beneficial


  • Reading ability is necessary to be able to understand operations manuals.
  • Requires the ability to read and follow flat patterns.
  • Requires the ability to work with precision instruments.



  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Works in the fabrication department with exposure to noise, dust, and metal shavings.
  • Must be able to withstand both cold and hot conditions, depending on location and weather.
  •  Safety glasses are required at all times to protect against dust and particles.
  • Protective clothing must be worn at all times to protect against injury which may include cut resistant gloves, sleeves, aprons and gowns.
  • Closed toe shoes and long pants are required. Sleeveless shirts are prohibited in the warehouse and production areas.




  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Lifts up to 50 pounds to move metal parts.
  • Stands almost all day to perform the job duties.
  • Bends and reaches to place metal pieces onto pallets.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the facility to obtain information needed to perform job functions.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount