saw operator resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105


1. Hands-on worker with willingness to lead by example.

2. Loyal and willing to put others before self.

3. Self-motivated and motivational towards others in the active work environment.

4. Natural mechanical ability and fast learner.

5. Number one core value is to embrace solutions not excuses.

  • Blueprint interpretation
  • Quality control
  • Assembly station setup
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Blade preparation
  • Equipment inspection
  • Dimension verification
  • Controls adjustment
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Quality inspection professional
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Strategic thinker
  • Metal working ability
Education and Training
R.I.C.I. Richland Ohio, Expected in 08/2005 GED : - GPA :

Microsoft office suite certification (2019)

Forklift operations (2014)

Pallet lift operations (2014)

Warehouse management (2017)

Skid steer operations (2017)

ACT (2019)

Anger management (2019)

Public speaking facilitation (2019)

Drug and Alcohol relapse prevention (2019)

Norsk Hydro Asa - Saw Operator
Spanish Fork, UT, 12/2019 - 12/2019
  • Positioned guides, stops, holding blocks and other fixtures to secure and direct workpiece.
  • Inspected stock to identify imperfections, assign grades and determine issues with production.
  • Counted, sorted and stacked finished pieces for easy access.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Operated saw to cut along scribed lines.
  • Tended machines during operation to monitor progress and adjust controls, maintaining optimal speeds and tension.
  • Reviewed production specifications to properly set up and calibrate machinery.
  • Studied blueprints, templates, sample parts and specifications as a guide for sawing operations.
  • Selected and installed blades on machines, using hand tools.
  • Operated hand and power tools to clear jams, adjust positions and trim rough edges.
  • Verified dimensions of finished workpieces, using measuring devices.
  • Adjusted machines for speed control and wood feeds to promote production of quality products.
  • Reviewed specifications and directions carefully to determine precise set up for and equipment to manufacture goods.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on machine operations and implemented training on safety procedures to prevent injuries.
  • Conducted inspections of equipment before, during and after shifts to immediately resolve issues that could cause project delays.
  • Adhered to all safety guidelines regarding equipment.
  • Identified equipment issues using troubleshooting techniques to keep machinery fully operational during shifts.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Developed production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Changed equipment over to new product.
  • Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers.
  • Read and interpreted standard operating procedures to complete work in an accurate and efficient manner.
Katmai - Laborer
Silver Spring, MD, 04/2007 - 03/2017
  • Retrieved materials, tools and equipment from trucks and delivered to skilled workers.
  • Signaled equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Licensed forklift operator.
  • Experience in rotational molding.
  • Shipping, receiving, and material assembly.
  • Material handler.
Eaton Corporation - Machine Operator
Hanover, MD, 08/2016 - 12/2016
  • Executed bench, machine and hand tool work in shaping, fitting, and assembling machine parts from metal stock.
  • Cut, ground and deburred over [Number] daily frames and profiles.
  • Monitored feed and speed of machines during machining process.
  • Monitored machines in operation to detect malfunctions and identify product defects.
  • Operated, maintained and performed repairs on press equipment.
  • Operated multiple fabricating machines, including cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses and forming or spinning machines.
  • Operated equipment in accordance with company procedures and customer requirements.
  • Set up and operated machines such as 430 and 330 press machines to create high-quality fiberglass products.
  • Operated various gauges to inspect pieces after production completion.
  • Selected proper cutting tools and calculated correct parameters to manufacture quality parts.
  • Reported all operational deficiencies to supervisor and maintenance personnel.
  • Planned and laid out work to meet production and schedule requirements.
  • Comprehended and carried out routine or complex job specifications and requirements.
  • Established and adjusted feed rates and cutting parameters to keep operations in line with production demands.
  • Documented daily production data and submitted accurate, timely logs to keep management up to date on activities.

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School Attended

  • R.I.C.I.

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  • Saw Operator
  • Laborer
  • Machine Operator


  • GED

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