Saw Operator
Seed Hawk Inc
Langbank, SK, CA
6d ago


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 Operator sets up and operates saws to cut metal according to specifications.

Education / Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Experience in a factory environment an asset
  • Core Competencies

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing
  • Dependability
  • Punctuality
  • Commitment to Health & Safety
  • Accountabilities

  • 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 machines to 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
  • Work Conditions

  • 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
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