Sawing Machine Operator

empirical foods
Job Description
Join the future of food! 

At our company we strive for continuous improvement, not only in our processes, but in our people.  High quality employees allow us to remain on the leading edge of innovation.  With you, we make things better!
  • Cuts material on table by placing on a table manually or using a hoist.  Positions and secures material on sawing machine to guide material against saw.  Turns controls to set cutting speed, feed rate, blade tension, and to adjust tilt of blade on table.
  • Measure material to mark for cuts and to verify accuracy of cuts using rulers, squares and other measuring devices.  May be required to interpret a blue print.
  • Maintains equipment and coolant for proper machine operation.  Installs or adjusts specified saw blade in machine using hand tools.  Sharpen blades or replace defective or work blades.
  • May operate CNC equipment.
  • Ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Basic math skills and ability to interpret dimensions and measurements accurately.
  • Ability to interpret drawing specifications.
  • Basic oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge and proficiency.
  • Must be able to work independently at times, follow detailed instructions and complete assigned tasks timely.
  • Must be able to operate equipment such as a saw machine, overhead crane and machining equipment according to company and OSHA safety standards.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 60 lbs.
  • This position requires walking, standing, climbing, bending, reaching and handling.
  • Must have regular and punctual attendance.

To learn more about this opportunity visit or call (605) 217-8000.
Our company is known for its competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities to advance.  Depending on position benefits may include:  Health/Dental/Vision, Disability, Life, Flex Medical and Dependent Care, Matching 401(k), Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation and Holidays. 

Our company is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.  The company prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled 
Post offer physical and substance testing required
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