Saw Operator/General Labor - 2nd or 3rd Shift
Saw Operator/General Labor - 1st or 2nd Shift
Brookings, SD 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description

Quality Tool, an ISO9001:2015 certified contract precision metal manufacturing company delivering metal components to Fortune 500 companies, is seeking a reliable, motivated and team-minded Saw Operator/General Laborer to operate a horizontal saw, cutting raw metal stock to appropriate dimensions as indicated on the blueprint or drawing. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Insures that all work is done in accordance with and adheres to Company ISO9001:2015 and Quality standards.

  • Check saw equipment for proper operating conditions, wear items, coolant levels and mixture concentrations.

  • Load material into machine utilizing a fork truck and secure to ensure safe operation.

  • On all orders, layout first piece and check size and tolerance with appropriate tools or personnel assistance for conformance to blueprints, drawings or specifications; monitor saw throughout the process.

  • Operate saw, verify dimensions of material before and throughout the cutting process, adjust machine stops, feeds and speeds as necessary to conform to specifications and given tolerances throughout the cutting process

  • Ensure quality and conformity of products meets or exceeds customers’ standards.

  • Continuously works in a manner to ensure safety of self and others.

  • Prepare product for shipment at or above customer expectations.

  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given tasks.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work space and shop appearance throughout the shop, including, but not limited to organizing, cleaning, sweeping, taking out trash.

  • Record and document inventory transactions and perform periodic cycle counts to assure stock levels are accurate.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge/Skills & Abilities:

  • Understands and promotes company's mission, values and quality policy.

  • Exhibits the personal characteristics we value of good attitude, intelligence, integrity and humility.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints or job specifications/drawings.

  • Communicates effectively.

  • Problem solving ability.

  • Good judgment and decision making skills.

  • Good attendance and punctuality and willingness to work overtime as needed.

  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lb

Experience & Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  • At least 1 plus years of experience operating a horizontal saw in a manufacturing environment.

  • Forklift certified a plus - we will train and certify.

Compensation & Benefits:.

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and education

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • 401(k) with company matching

  • Paid Time Off (PTO).

  • Paid Holidays

  • Short-Term Disability

  • Long -Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

Direct Hire Only –



Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st and 2nd Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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