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Cut House Saw Operator

Company: Lippert Components
Location: Kendallville
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:


Who We Are:

Lippert is a leading, global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered products and customized solutions, dedicated to shaping, growing, and bettering the RV, marine, automotive, commercial vehicle and building products industries. We combine our strategic manufacturing capabilities with the power of our winning team culture to deliver unrivaled customer service, award-winning innovation, and premium products to all of our customers.

Why We are Different:

At Lippert, Everyone Matters. This is not just a tagline or empty promise; it is who we are. We have intentionally created a culture that values and celebrates our team members' unique and varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We strive to give our team members a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our team members.

What You will Get:

A unique, inclusive, and supportive company culture. Comprehensive benefit offerings including medical, dental, vision, 401k with employer match, vacation, and more! Fair and competitive compensation. Career development and mentoring and opportunities to grow. Holiday, personal and vacation days.


This position is primarily responsible for cutting material used in chassis. This individual will be measuring and cutting material to produce pre-cut tube. A cut house saw operator will be reporting to the team leader to ensure daily goals are being met.

Essential Functions

Combination of specified designs and measurements, appropriate component parts, cutting, and welding systems to produce pre-cut tube. Observance of all safety rules and policies maintained by the company. Maintenance of raw material inventory (plate, channel, tube, angle, etc.). Movement of raw material to and from saw area. Maintenance of saw, saw tables, saw blades, rollers, etc. Assurance of secure material handling through safety cross-checks. Assurance of accurate measurements on all cuts. Maintenance of good housekeeping practices throughout the installation area.


Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company's overall demand. Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company's overall goals. Basic computer skills needed to post-production tags onto the system. Must demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills (English). Must be able to read and process written communication including, but not limited to, work orders, frame prints, and measurements. Must be able to meet production goals and time deadlines for company projects. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Must demonstrate welding competency and knowledge of welding systems. Must be able to rotate to other splice or production welding positions as the need arises or as is deemed necessary. Must possess successful problem solving skills. Must be able to exhibit tact and diplomacy and maintain professional relationships with supervisors, fellow team members, customers, etc. Must be able to work under physically and mentally stressful situations. Must be able to prioritize and easily adapt to changes through the day.

Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

While performing duties of the job, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active - while performing this job the team member is regularly standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, handling, and climbing all day. The team member may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations considered for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the team member works around moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment, and conveyer roller lines. The team member may work in outside weather conditions in all seasons. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

In addition, the team member may be exposed to dust, fumes, gases, noise, heat, cold, and wet work while performing job duties.

This position requires personal protective equipment such as work gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs, cut resistant sleeves, and seasonal gear which will be provided (contingent on position).

Additional items required but not included are steel toed shoes or boots with metatarsal guards.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position, and hours of work and days are based upon the need to support operations and production. Some Saturdays will be mandatory.


No Travel required for this position.

Required Education and Experience

High school degree or GED. Must be able to operate appropriate equipment including band saws, tape measurers, etc. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Preferred Education and Experience

Ability to read and understand basic blueprints. Lift Truck Operators License preferred (training available).

Additional Eligibility QualificationsNone.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Team Member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

Lippert provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, citizen status, veteran status, military service, marital status or any other legally protected category as established by federal, state, or local law. This policy governs all employment decisions, including recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, training, promotion, discipline, transfer, leave-of-absence, access to benefits, layoff, recall, termination and other personnel matters. All employment and personnel-related decisions are based solely upon legitimate, job-related factors, such as skill, ability, past performance, and length of service with Lippert.

Lippert's strong commitment to equal employment opportunity requires a commitment by each individual team member. Compliance with the letter and spirit of this policy is required of all team members. Violations of this policy should be immediately reported to your leader or to any member of leadership. Team members who violate this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Keywords: Lippert Components, Fort Wayne , Cut House Saw Operator, Other , Kendallville, Indiana

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