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Priefert Manufacturing

Saw Operator - Mt. Pleasant, TX
Position consists of but not limited to, stacking material, tooling setups, operating forklift and overhead crane, operating a variety of machines. Ability to maintain safe work ethic in a hazardous environment of machines. Involves starting and stopping work orders efficiently. Hours and shifts may vary.
  • Adjust and correct machine set-ups to reduce thicknesses, reshape products, and eliminate product defects.
  • Monitor machine cycles and mill operation to detect jamming and to ensure that products conform to specifications.
  • Examine, inspect, and measure raw materials and finished products to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Read rolling orders, blueprints, and mill schedules to determine setup specifications, work sequences, product dimensions, and installation procedures.
  • Manipulate controls and observe dial indicators in order to monitor, adjust, and regulate speeds of machine mechanisms.
  • Start operation of rolling and milling machines to flatten, temper, form, and reduce sheet metal sections and to produce steel strips.
  • Set distance points between rolls, guides, meters, and stops, according to specifications.
  • Thread or feed sheets or rods through rolling mechanisms, or start and control mechanisms that automatically feed steel into rollers.
  • Position, align, and secure arbors, spindles, coils, mandrels, dies, and slitting knives.
  • Direct and train other workers to change rolls, operate mill equipment, and remove coils and cobbles, and band and load material.
  • Manually lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular predictable attendance.
Essential Abilities:
  • Able to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when necessary
  • Willing to work on more than one task at a time as needed
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Team-oriented and able to work effectively with a group
  • Comfortable performing repetitive work
  • Being able to measure to 1/32 inch using a tape measure is a must
  • At least one year of experience operating a forklift in tight spaces is strongly preferred
  • Experiece with operating MIG welder desired (position requires tack welding)
  • Health/Dental/Life/STD-LTD/Accident
  • Vacation/Sick/Paid Holidays/401 (k)