Saw Operators – Multiple Positions

Patriot Forge Co. supplies carbon, alloy and stainless steel forgings with heat treatment, machining and testing. Patriot Forge, founded in 2001, is the largest custom open-die forging company in Canada and a leader in the global market. Through continual upgrades, we have been able to enhance our manufacturing capabilities to better serve the needs of our ever-evolving customer base from our two facilities in Brantford, and Paris, Ontario. We are currently recruiting for a Saw Operator to join our team.

 

Why Work at Patriot Forge?

» Competitive salary
» Paid vacation
» Growth opportunities within a large company
» Benefits Program
» Supportive team environment
 » RRSP match

Responsibilities:

 

  • Set-up and operate production band saws to optimize the material cutting process
  • Conduct measurements and mathematical calculations to determine material saw cutting requirements ensuring cut quality and accuracy
  • Cut and prepare test samples per process specifications
  • Retain appropriate test remains and maintain test remain bins
  • Grind and condition stock as required
  • Maintain unique shop order identification on saw cut materials to ensure traceability
  • Maintain equipment in a safe and productive condition, including but not limited to, regular routine lubrication, cleaning and maintaining coolant levels
  • Mentor and educate trainees on saw set ups and material cutting processes
  • Operate overhead cranes, forklifts and all material handling equipment required to load / unload saws and move materials throughout the production environment
  • Ensure labour reporting accuracy i.e. scan shop order routings
  • Practice excellent general housekeeping, including but not limited to, his/her work area, floor areas, benches and storage areas to ensure a safe work environment
  • Lift up to fifty pounds as required
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required or requested by management
  • Work various shifts as required

Experience/Skills/Education:

 

  • High school diploma preferred or two years’ experience working in a similar position
  • Previous band saw operating experience is considered an asset
  • Familiarity with material handling equipment (overhead cranes and forklifts) and the safe handling of large objects or materials
  • Blueprint reading knowledge and interpretation
  • Previous experience working with steel would be an asset
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, planning, coordination and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrated communication, problem solving, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Good command of the English language both written and verbal
  • Able to work with little supervision

Should you possess the above credentials and are looking for an opportunity, we invite you to submit your resume to Patriot Forge Co. via the online application. We thank all that apply but will only contact those we wish to interview.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Patriot Forge Co. is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process. Applicants should advise Patriot Forge Co. if you require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.

 

Job Types:

  • Full-time, Permanent
 

Benefits:

• Dental care •  Disability insurance •  Extended health care •  Life insurance •  On-site parking •  RRSP match •  Vision care

Experience:

  •  warehouse: 1 year (preferred)
Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brantford

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