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Pallet Service Corporation 3rd Shift/ Saw Operator- Little Canada, MN in Little Canada, Minnesota

Position Summary/Objective

The Saw Operator performs advanced production activities requiring a demonstrated high level of skill and proficiency in material handling, production processes and multiple machine operation acquired through extended experience and training. This position produces machined parts by setting up and operating circular saw machines. Sets up and operates power saws to cut, slot, groove, miter, and trim wood workpieces according to specifications.

Job Duties Responsibilities:

  • Operation of industrial sawing equipment and stacking of wood products which requires constant bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling and lifting

  • Prepare saw and make adjustments as necessary for each work order using hand tools. Perform changeovers between work orders to meet specification

  • Remove finished cores from saw drop table and manually stack them onto pallets, racks or into boxes

  • Assist winder operator with installation and adjustment of mandrel during the setup process

  • Work in compliance with safety rules, policies, and standards.

  • Required to meet production standards

  • Required to keep workstations clean and organized

  • Follow guidelines for grading lumber

  • Maintain compliance with all policies and procedures pertaining to a safe and clean work environment using all control points, equipment, and resources.

  • Responsible for reporting any injuries that take place in the workplace to your supervisor IMMEDIATELY

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred

  • At least one-year related experience and/or training

  • Ability to read simple manufacturing drawings

  • Ability to demonstrate basic mathematical skills to include fractions and decimals

  • Working knowledge of tape measures

  • Must be able to stand for long periods and lift 50 pounds


  • This is an hourly position

  • Health, Dental and Vision

  • 401k

  • 2 weeks Vacation

  • Job Type: Full-time


  • Deliver Results: Hold self-accountable, acting with urgency and resilience to deliver on commitments, attention to detail, problem-solving and customer service orientation.

  • Goal Orientated: High-level ambition and a positive attitude about long term prospects for successfully addressing new and demanding challenges.

  • Drive Operational Excellence: Collaborate with team and share knowledge and ideas with a real drive to get things done faster, honest and high level of integrity.