Equipment Operator (Oxy Fuel)

Location: Vancouver, WA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Shift:  Day shift

Purpose of Position:

To operate Oxy-Fuel cutting machine 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 a key member of an efficient production team and produce parts accurately and in an manner and follow any specific position protocols.
  • Positively communicate with crane operators, machine operators, and parts processors to facilitate production and minimize . Work with crane operators to maximize throughput in the .
  • Review work instructions and verify consistency between batch ticket, and material, size, part numbers, revision, process, material thickness/ grade.
  • Verify Heat number with certification and follow certification procedure
  • Participate in a 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.
  • Enhance customer satisfaction by ensuring parts meet quality expectations of machine manufacturer and customer.
  • Accurately fill out paper paperwork.
  • Mark remnants for re-stocking, add color code, heat number, thickness, and REM number.
  • Consistently look to reduce operational cost: maximum material usage, maximize machine on time, maximize usage, protect equipment, observe and enforce safety protocols
  • Cross train on other equipment to allow flexibility to Farwest.
  • Clean equipment and work area after use each day.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Warehouse training or prior experience preferred
  • Ability to read and write in English and to follow written instructions and record work activities performed.
  • Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations, understand written and oral instruction

Farwest Steel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Drug Free Workplace.

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