Saw Operator, Ramsey, Minnesota

Employer Anderson Dahlen
Created 10/18/2020
Reference 124986749
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Ramsey
Zip 55303

Anderson Dahlen, Inc. is a market leading contract manufacture of capital equipment in the Food processing, Pharmaceutical processing, Industrial process and Vacuum process equipment markets. We have a long history as a family owned, privately held, values-based company of approximately 300 employees and growing. Our team manufactures and distributes products to our customers worldwide. We are looking to add a motivated individual to our manufacturing team.


Set up and operate several power saws to cut a variety of raw materials into prescribes shapes and angles in accordance with drawings, specifications, and bills of materials.

. Requirements:


• Provides optimum cooperation and complete information to Supervisor and other personnel, relative to projects within his/her assigned group, to ensure on-time and accurate job completion.

• Recommends new methods and procedures to improve efficiency as apparent or required.

• Works from bill of materials, sketches, specifications, and instructions from supervisor in setting up cutting machine tools to cut bar stock, tubing, and angle iron.

• Identifies job flow problems and causes and recommends corrective action to ensure timely and efficient production effort.

• Sets up and operates all saw equipment.

• Sets machine stops and/or angle settings, loads material and clamps to secure.

• Uses scales, tapes, calipers, squares, and protractors to establish piece part shapes and dimensions.

• Uses files, grinders, and sanders to complete deburring work.

• Performs maintenance such as: replacing broken or malfunctioning saw blades and keeping coolant levels up.

• Performs tolerance checking and gauging functions to assure adherence to all drawing specifications and quality standards.

• Sets speed and feed to prolong blade life and ensure proper material cutting.

• Detects defective materials, unusual conditions or operating difficulties for reporting and relays information to supervisors.

• Complies with Company and Department policies and procedures as applicable.

• Maintains a positive attitude and promotes a team approach throughout the Department.

• Performs related work as apparent or assigned.

Primarily looking for 2nd Shift


• High school education or equivalent including additional experience in a manufacturing environment.

• A minimum of 1-2 years of saw operating experience.

• Demonstrated shop math skills, knows feed and speed settings, and can develop or improvise tooling.

• Accurate judgement in operating saws, sets stops, operates equipment, some decision making involved in selecting proper material.

• Demonstrated ability to operate the saw skillfully and expediently.

• Ability to use a variety of hand tools, power, and cold saws.

• Ability to read blueprints and sketches.

• Demonstrated ability to keep close tolerances consecutively.

• Ability to make adjustments as necessary to assure accuracy to job specifications.

• Ability to relate well to others and gain the respect of co-workers.

• Ability to work independently or with others.

• Displays a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


• Lift/Carry-

o 0-20 lbs.- continuously

o 21-50 lbs.- frequently

o 51-100 lbs.- occasionally

• Push/Pull-

o 0-50 lbs.- continuously

o 51-75 lbs.- frequently

o 76-100 lbs.- occasionally

• Bend- 0-33% during a 10 hour shift

• Twist/Turn- 34-66% during a 10 hour shift

• Kneel/Squat- 0-33% during a 10 hour shift

• Sit- Not at all

• Stand/Walk- 67-100 % during a 10 hour shift

• Overhead Reaching- 34-66% during a 10 hour shift

• Ladder/Stair Climb- 34-66% during a 10 hour shift


• Bonus Program

• Paid Time Off (PTO)

• Health Insurance

• Dental Insurance

• 401K with Match

• Profit Sharing Program

• Long Term Disability Insurance

• Optional Short-Term Disability

• Employer paid Life Insurance


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