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Saw Operator

South Haven, MI, US, 49090


Lovejoy, a business in the Timken family of brands, is hiring a saw operator.

 

 

The saw operator is responsible to set up and operate equipment involved in performing operations such as sawing, broaching, stamping, drill and tap on items similar in nature, but varying in size by performing the following duties:

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

  • Sets-up and operates production machinery, and other items similar in nature.
  • Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and determines sequence of operations.
  • Selects, positions and secures tool in tool holder (chuck, collet or tool post).
  • Positions and secures work piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers or fixtures.
  • Moves controls to position tool and work piece in relations to each other, and set specified feeds, speeds and depth of cut.
  • Changes holding fixtures, tools, and tool holders.  Sets up fixture or feeding device, starts machine, and turns handwheel to feed tool to work piece or vice versa, and engages feed.
  • Adjusts speeds and feeds.
  • Changes dull or broken tooling/blades.
  • Load and unload parts from machinery. 
  • Unloads stock from delivery truck.
  • Load and unload stock from bar racks.
  • Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and work piece.
  • Replenish coolant reservoir.
  • Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work piece to specifications.
  • Maintains quality standards, checking and recording dimension and or specifications as needed; notify supervisor of any defective product or processes.
  • Moves materials, parts, tool and containers via pallet jack or forklift.
  • Inventory control of all bar stock including proper material and batch identification; material locations
  • Practices first in first out inventory control
  • Observes proper bar rack load/weight capacity
  • Notifies supervisor regarding difficulties with tool and materials or malfunctions of equipment.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Basic blue print reading
  • Ability to read/write in English
  • High school diploma or GED required, Associate's degree preferred
  • Authorized to work in the US

 

 

 


 

 

 



The Timken Company, a global technology leader in engineered bearings and industrial motion, designs a growing portfolio of next-generation products for diverse industries. For 125 years, Timken has used its specialized expertise to innovate and create customer-centric solutions that increase reliability and efficiency. The company posted $4.8 billion in sales in 2023 and employs more than 19,000 people globally, operating from 45 countries. Timken is one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company, and has been recognized among America's Most Responsible Companies and America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity by Newsweek, the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere and America's Most Innovative Companies by Fortune.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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