Beamsaw Operator

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Role and Responsibilities

Role/Position: Beamsaw Operator

Industry: Joinery

Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire

Salary: £11ph - £14ph

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Machine shop Supervisor, the role is to manage the complete process of cutting. The role will include loading material into the automated storage area, operate the beamsaw, palletise all cut panels following standard process and maintain the machine according to manufacturer recommendation.

Key Responsibilities

In line with the planned manufacturing schedule, cut all the different job folder in the correct sequence.

Ensure that each cut part is labelled as per the standard process.

Ensure that all cut parts are palletised safely and in the correct sequence before being moved to the next machining area.

Load material into the automated storage area ensuring that correct allocations of space and part numbers is utilised.

Assist with material management with flagging up any concerns on stock levels.

Manage the cutting process ensure that off cuts are fully utilised during optimisation

Monitor cutting time versus planned time

Monitor quality of cut as well as dimensions and report any issues to supervisor.

Ensure that the saw blade management system is maintained for resharpening.

Maintain the machine in line with recommendations.

General duties

Challenge current ways of working to increase shopfloor efficiency Ensure factory housekeeping standards are maintained

Ensure health & safety standards are maintained at all times Ensure Environmental standards are maintained at all times

Assist with other business manufacturing processes whenever required.


Previous experience on operating beamsaw would be an advantage Knowledge of timber material specification would be an advantage

Combi lift & Counterbalance fork lift truck licence would be an advantage Previous experience in working in a factory environment would be an advantage

Additional notes

This position entails some late shift work. Shift pattern would be:


Day shift:

Monday to Friday

7am to 3:30pm


Late shift

Monday to Thursday

11:30am to 8:30pm


12pm to 4:30pm

Additional training could be provided for the right individual
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-107103
  • Permanent
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