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Band-Saw Operator

Amware Pallet Services now doing business as Symbia Logistics is hiring band-saw operators.  We have openings for 1st and 2nd shift.


The utilization of  band saw to cut stock for the refurbishing of damaged pallets that weighs 75 to 85 lbs. using speed, accuracy, and detail that meet company standards for safety, security, and productivity while adhering to CHEP's quality criteria.  Fast paced production environment that requires meeting and exceeding production quotas on a daily basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Comply with all safety procedures using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) at all times while performing job duties.
Adjusts saw blades by turning hand wheels, pressing pedals, levers and panel buttons.
Determines sawing blade/cutting procedure and unclamps and removes work piece.
Clears machine jams, using hand tools.
Counts, sorts and stacks finished work pieces and disposes of waste material.
Lubricates, cleans, sharpens or replaces defective or worn blades and bands on machine.
Perform simple math skills by adding or subtracting number of pallets repaired.
Cleans band-saw operating area and restock building supplies during and at end of shift.
May be required to work frequent overtime, weekends, or rotating shifts.
Performs other duties as required.

Education and/or Experience:

Some experience in machine operating and/or construction.
Ability to operate electrical power tools.
Basic Math

Physical Demands:

Frequent lifting, pulling, flipping of 75 to 85 lbs. pallets.
Ability of standing and walk for extended periods of time (at least 2 hours straight, four times in an 8 hour day).
Able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis.
Able to use hands and feet simultaneously and perform repetitive movements.
Ability to lift up to 100 pounds as needed.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment:

The work environment consists of occasional extreme temperature shifts ranging from very cold to very hot.
Exposure to dust and loud noise (hearing protection is provided)  
Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and moving forklifts
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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