Saw Operator

at Scot Forge Company in Spring Grove, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Employee-Owned Company – Build Your Career – Premier Company – Great People Do you like working with your hands? Would you like a career instead of a job? Are you results driven in the pursuit of excellence in your work? Do you have experience working in manufacturing or saws or hand tools? Scot Forge is a 100% employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings. Scot Forge creates precision forged metal parts used in demanding applications all over the world. We offer you……





HOURS – 2nd Shift, 4 pm – 3 am We offer a 10% shift premium Job Summary Saw Operator - Operate carbide and band saws to cut and trim material to specifications. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities-

+ Operate saw, verify dimensions of material before and throughout the cutting process.

+ Adjust machine stops, feeds and speeds of saws as necessary to conform to specifications and given tolerances.

+ Determine what saw blade to use. Layout parts prior to cutting.

+ Review material specifications to shop order, verify order number, heat number, lengths, widths and pieces to cut.

+ Load material into machine utilizing overhead crane and to ensure safe operation on forgings that can exceed 100,000 lbs.

+ Check saw equipment for proper operating conditions, wear items, coolant levels and mixture concentrations utilizing TPM and 6S.

+ Replace saw blades as necessary. Monitor and report blade performance.

+ Calculate chain and strap adjustments to ensure the safe lifting and transporting of parts.

+ Train on and inspect lifting equipment to ensure safe practices in a manufacturing environment.

+ Check for variations in material density to determine appropriate cut-off weight.

+ Complete production time cards ensuring that accurate records are maintained. Complete and move operation steps in production software.

+ Ensure proper identification recorded on completed part and router, following cutting to ensure traceability.

+ Complete necessary inspection and quality reports using measurement equipment such as tape measure. Also examine material visually for flaws or defects.

+ Remove and segregate scrap according to standard procedures. Read production order and follow specs.

+ Run multiple assets as required. Operate heavy equipment in a forge/ production environment.

+ Actively participate in safety program to ensure the continued success of the program.

Some of our amazing benefits are:

+ Employee Benefits include-

+ Employee Stock Ownership Plan

+ Profit Sharing Bonus

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Company provided Life Insurance

+ Prescription Drug Plan

+ 401K and Roth Plan

+ Paid vacation and holidays

+ Short and Long term disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement

Scot Forge is a 130 year-old, 100% employee-owned company that manufactures custom open die and rolled ring forgings. At Scot Forge, we help our customers with forged solutions from the world’s physical infrastructure, energy, and transportation to manufacturing, mining, and our national defense. From the wheels of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover to mission critical components for nuclear submarines, to large hydraulic cylinders for the largest mining trucks on the planet, Scot Forge creates the precision forged metal parts used in demanding applications all over the world. 1653 Closing Statement-

+ Other duties as required in support of the Scot Forge Flex program

+ Follow all safety rules including wearing all mandatory PPE and keep work area in clean condition

+ This position will work under the direction of the department supervisor and the Flex labor manager.

+ This position may be required to learn/develop additional skills to flex to other departments/locations/shifts in order to service the business needs and meet customer expectations. 1611

Qualifications- Required

+ High School Diploma or GED

+ Basic math skills


+ Use of common inspection tools (calipers, tape measure, etc.)

+ Basic computer skills

+ Forklift

+ Overhead crane experience

+ Blueprint reading

+ Hand tools

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets encouraged to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse test. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC258486709

Posted On: Apr 18, 2024

Updated On: May 28, 2024

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