Saw Operator

Job Locations CA-ON-Kitchener
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time

Job Description



Z-Modular, a division of Zekelman Industries, seeks a Saw Operator for our location in Kitchener, ON. This position will operate an industrial horizontal band saw, supplying the welding department.



  • Cut materials to specific measurements, track heat numbers and part mark pieces
  • Load materials using overhead crane and forklift
  • Complete paperwork, track material usage and consumption
  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications  
  • Maintain machines and remove and replace broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools.  
  • Confer with supervisors to resolve machine malfunctions or production errors or to obtain approval to continue production.  
  • Set up future jobs while machines are operating.  
  • Clean machines, tooling, or parts, using proper procedures and cleaning agents  
  • Follow all established safety procedures 
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 2+ years of related experience in a manufacturing or production setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, work ethic and positive team player
  • Legally eligible to work in the Canada




  • Ability to work unsupervised 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Overhead crane and forklift experience
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, specifications, etc. 
  • Knowledge and usage of measuring and testing devices, hand and power tools 
  • Basic math abilities 
  • Mechanical aptitude 
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills 
  • Uncompromising commitment to safety 
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with other team members


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including high quality medical, dental and vision benefits. In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, and an RRSP with a generous company match.


Zekelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer compliant with all Ontario law & Human Rights Code in providing accommodation to persons with disabilities and to ensuring an accessible environment. Zekelman will accommodate persons with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes and persons with disabilities will be accommodated on hiring and during employment.

Should you require accommodation, please do not hesitate to request it.




We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.



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