Väderstad is looking for people who share our passion for farming. Our employees are the most important resource we have in achieving our goals.
We provide great career opportunities for the right candidates in a rapidly evolving workplace with locations in ag markets across North America.
Vaderstad is an equal opportunity employer, that values and respects diversity in its workforce. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.
The Saw Technician 1 sets up and operates saws to cut metal according to specifications.
Education / Experience
Experience in a factory environment an asset
Basic mathematical skills
Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing
Commitment to Health & Safety
Daily PM of machines including pre-shift checklist
Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions
Verifies dimensions of finished workpiece, using measuring devices
Set up and operate metal-sawing machinesto cut metal stock to dimensions : Reads job order for specifications, for example material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut
Obtains and transfers stock to machine, manually or with PME. Installs saw blade and sets blade tension and cutting speed for specified operation
Sets stops and guides to control dimension of cut
Starts machine and observes operation
Measures work for conformance to specifications, using tape and anglefinder
Marks identifying data on workpiece
Replaces defective cutting blade or wheel, using handtools
Loads / unloads laser parts on blaster tray
Move crates / tubes with lift truck
Keeps parts organized
Keeps work area clean
Sets controls on blaster for specific operations
Maintains amount of shot in blaster
Works together with other technicians to ensure satisfactory completions of tasks
Working in manufacturing plant environment.
Some exposure to potentially hazourdous environments requiring protective equipment
Employee may be exposed to dust, odors, fumes and high levels of noise at times
Lifting or moving up to 50lbs may be required
Exposure to temperature fluctuations
Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions