Job: Saw Operator

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Title Saw Operator
Location Milwaukee, WI
Job Posted: 01-16-2019
Job Information

Functional Area:           Warehouse
Department:                  Operations
Position Type:               Regular, Full-time
Education Required:     High School Diploma or GED
Experience Required:   1-3 years related experience.

Primary Function:

Responsible for cutting, moving and stocking material within the warehouse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Sets up and operates cut-off machines to cut, slot, groove, miter, and trim steel according to specification.
• Selects and installs blade on machine, using hand tools.
• Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions.
• Positions guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct steel, using hand tools and measuring devices.
• Mounts steel in holding device, manually or using overhead crane.
• Reads job order and blue print for specifications.
• Inspects material for quality standards by measuring cut stock with ruler, caliper, or square to verify dimensions against specifications.
• Operates material handling equipment and stages vehicles to assist in the movement of materials to and from Saw Department.
• Performs daily preventative maintenance inspections as required.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Must have experience operating band saws.
• Proficient at use measuring tools (tape measure, caliper, and micrometer).
• Ability to drive and operate equipment (forklifts, side loaders, overhead crane).
• Ability to operate and use small hand tools.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• General warehouse knowledge in areas of safety, inventory and housekeeping.
• Basic computer skills; use of mobile hand held scanning equipment is a plus.

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