Equipment Operator (Cut to Length)

Location: Vancouver, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Shift: Days

Position Purpose:

Operate the coil cut to length equipment at maximum machine efficiency, generating highest part quality and performing general machine preventative maintenance based on safety and best practices in the steel service industry.    

Major Duties:

  • Work as operator of a production team and produce orders accurately and in an efficient method.
  • Positively communicate with crane operators, other equipment operators, and production assistants to facilitate production and minimize . Work with crane operators to maximize in the .
  • Review work instructions and verify consistency between batch ticket, and material, part numbers, revision, process, material thickness and grade, etc.
  • Verify heat numbers with certifications and follow certification procedure.
  • Participate in a safe work environment through best practices including promoting of company safety policies, OSHA guidelines, maintenance of a 5S .
  • Perform a first article inspection thickness, measurements, and cut quality on each line item.
  • Accurately fill out all paper paperwork and complete all data entry requirements.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Reading, basic math, writing skills and .
  • Use a Standard English tape measure and micrometers.
  • Aptitude for mechanical assembly is needed.
  • Print reading and interpretation desirable.

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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