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Operator 3 - Laser Trim (Days MTWT)

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Vishay Dale in Columbus, NE is currently seeking a full-time Laser Operator. The laser operator would trim equipment for the manufacturer of Surface Mount resistors. Must maintain a working knowledge of all set-up procedures and quality requirements applicable to this position. Assists Lead operator as needed.


Primary Responsbilities:

  • Receives production order from Supervisor or Material Handler.
  • Loads raw material reel on to machine with correct wire size. Verify material to production ticket. Feeds strip into laser and makes necessary adjustments.
  • Enters set-up into computer. Sets comparator on bridge to match the correct test sets.
  • Pushes start button. Watches bridge to make sure it is trimming to correct value. Run sample and measure cut lengths and verify cut quality. Makes necessary adjustments on trimming to correct value.
  • During cleaning, operator will visually inspect laser cut quality and perform SPC functions.
  • At end of order - opens machine and takes out order, enters all information to production ticket and to Prod Info computer program



Ability to read, write and perform arithmetic calculations. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to details, assure proper set-up and continuous monitoring of laser. Ability to operate 15 to 20 laser machines simultaneously.

High School Diploma or equivalent.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Lincoln