Saw Operator

Workbox Staffing - Sterling Heights, MI (30+ days ago)3.5


Machine Operator – Sterling Heights, MI

Job Summary: The Machine Operator will assist in the shop and warehouse to ensure processes are moving smoothly in a timely manner. This company provides raw materials to end users and other customers. The candidate will be floating in all areas of the shop as needed; they will be working with several types of machines like a band saw, grinding machines, milling machines, etc. The candidate must be okay with cleaning, sweeping, and mopping.

Essential Duties and Responsibility of Machine Operator:

  • Receive, store, handle, cut, and ship metal to meet shop and customer requirements

Responsible for shipping and receiving of materials per work order and purchase order.

  • Loads and unloads machine with the aid of an overhead crane, positioning material as required
  • Completes paperwork and inputs information into the computer system, updating inventory
  • Sets up and operates saw, selecting proper feeds and speeds
  • Inspects the quality of the material during and after the cut to make sure the piece is square
  • Uses measuring instruments as necessary
  • Checks identification on all material handled by stamping or marking with necessary numbers when required
  • Places saw crop ends in scrap boxes according to grad. Change saw blades when necessary
  • Delivers material to next area of operation as required
  • Completes required production reports and uses computer system as required

Requirements for Machine Operator:

  • Excellent attendance
  • Abides by all plant safety regulations and work rules – Participates with Behavior Based
  • Safety Programs, EE Audits, and VPP safety items
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Reports defective material and faulty equipment to the Operations Manager or Maintenance
  • Department immediately – fill out Maintenance Work Order

Qualifications for Machine Operator:

  • Experience with overhead Crane preferred.
  • Hi lo experience preferred
  • Heavy lifting
  • Ability to read a measuring tape
  • Attention to detail
  • Valid DL

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour


  • Saw Operator: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 4 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)


  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Mid-Day (Preferred)