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Stellar Industries, Inc.
190 State Street – PO Box 169
Garner, IA 50438

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Saw Operator, 1st Shift - Garner Location
Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017 1:15 pm

Title: Saw Operator


Reports to: Lead Person or Fabrication Supervisor


Job purpose: Operates saws both manual and computerize controlled.  Under limited direction of Lead Persons and Supervisor.


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  1. Be capable of performing all aspects of the Saw Operator, working with other employees as part of a team, and be prompt and on time daily for work.
  2. Willingness to take direction from area supervision and follow that direction.
  3. Be capable of reading blue prints and understanding them and other technical documents required by the job of Saw Operator.
  4. Have the ability and desire to become efficient with part recognition, and learn all aspects of job as required.
  5. Continually demonstrates a productive and non-disruptive work ethic.
  6. Works in such a way as to create no or limited scrap or rework and works to continually improve quality level.
  7. Follows all company safety rules as laid out in the company safety manual and all other company policies.
  8. Maintain company equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  9. Be able to provide all of the proper tooling and other equipment as specified to fulfill basic job requirements.
  10. Continually strive to improve in all aspects of job requirements.

Person-profile template:

  • Works well as team member
  • Able to follow orders of supervisor
  • Specific Job Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Read blueprints and other documents
  • Have mechanical skills.

An example is shown here for the role above:

Person profile – Saw Operator CRT Ranking Medium BIS Range 171-200

Personality: Self-motivated, with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and safety.  Is able to get along with others and be a team player.

Physical Requirements: Job requires working with heavy materials and equipment.

 For more specific physical requirements see reverse side.

Specific Job Skills: Having some basic manufacturing background and raw metal material recognition helpful. Having a valid drivers license is a must.

Computer skills: Basic computer skills are a definite plus.

Literacy and Numeric: Able to read blueprints and tape measure.

NOTE: The Company has a program for supplying required safety equipment.  Saw operators are required to furnish their own basic tools required for the job. 





Additional Physical requirements



Position will require standing on a concrete floor all day with the exception of two 12-minute breaks and a ½ hour lunch.



The heaviest amount of lift will be 50#.  Any other lifting that exceeding that weight should be done with the help of the operator’s forklift, or a hoist.



None to very limited.






 Position requires being able to push/pull material carts from storage areas



None to very limited.



 Good balance is required for various job functions.






Position requires reaching approximately 5’ [eye level]; overhead reaching is very minimal.



Grasping and pinching is required to operate all equipment necessary to perform job functions.  Good hand dexterity is required to move hands into different positions.



Good vision is required for reading blue prints and measuring accuracy as well as operating forklift equipment.



Taste or smelling to help detect if something is burning or possibly leaking.



Being able to hear instructions is an important part of the job.



NOTE: The Company has a program for supplying required safety equipment.