Beam Saw Operator

Marfa Cabinets
July 20, 2021
Des Plaines
Job Type


We are looking for a Beam Saw Operator For Woodworking to set up, maintain and operate TECTRA 6120 Series.

Marfa Cabinets Inc ([]() is a Semi-Custom Kitchen Manufacturer with a focus on e-commerce, located in Des Plaines, IL We are a fast-growing company, and this is an excellent opportunity for anyone who wants to grow. We are a two-second lean company utilizing Lean Manufacturing Principals. We are looking for someone that is stable, reliable, responsible and looking for a long-lasting career.

A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. On-the-job training is a good way to discover how to do the job better, so you should have the willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Read and understand the specifications and drawings.
  • Determine correct setups as determined from drawings.
  • Selection and proper setup of cutting tools.
  • Run test part to check setup accuracy to match the part to specifications.
  • Run the machine in an efficient manner to produce parts needed to the quality standards required.
  • Material handling as needed to perform operations on material and to move material to the next station as determined by the part flow.
  • Utilize all safety equipment and precautions for the position.
  • Complete all required paperwork (ex.- timesheets, quality control report forms, etc.).
  • Perform daily cleanups on all areas of the machine and work area.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Six months or more of on the job training under the direction of an experienced operator.
  • Knowledge of Basic Math.
  • Must know when to make tooling changes, how to maintain the sets of blades, and ensure that dull sets are turned in to be sharpened.
  • Understand the full capabilities and limitations of the equipment.
  • Complete demonstrated knowledge of the lockout/Tagout procedures for this machine
  • Skilled in troubleshooting equipment to determine problems and discerning when the machinery requires the attention of Maintenance.
  • Complete working knowledge of the panel saw operation.
  • Ability to read an English ruler to 1/32” and a metric ruler to 1 mm.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and specifications accurately.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for an entire shift.
  • Lift 20 pounds.
  • Push 10 pounds.
  • Pull 10 pounds.
  • Grasp frequently/ constantly.

You should be proficient in:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Mechanical troubleshooting

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Measurement Gauges
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