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Stellar Industries, Inc.
190 State Street – PO Box 169
Garner, IA 50438

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Laser Utility, 2nd Shift - Garner Location
Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 2:25 pm

Reports to: Lead Person for Machine Shop and Fabrication Supervisor

Job purpose:

• Performs various tasks as directed by Lead Person or Supervisor. 

• Help operator move parts on/off machine

•Operate a forklift

•Frequent heavy lifting

•Computer work

•Parts handling to designated area

•Learn to operate the flame cut

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  1. Be capable of performing all aspects of the position, working with other employees as part of a team, and be prompt and on time daily for work.
  2. Willingness to take direction from area supervision and follow that direction.
  3. Have the ability and desire to become efficient with mechanical equipment, and learn all aspects of job as required.
  4. Continually demonstrates a productive and non-disruptive work ethic.
  5. Works in such a way as to create no or limited scrap or rework and works to continually improve quality level.
  6. Follows all company safety rules as laid out in the company safety manual and all other company policies.
  7. Maintain company equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  8. Be able to provide all of the proper tooling and other equipment as specified to fulfill basic job requirements.
  9. Continually strive to improve in all aspects of job requirements.

Person-profile template:

  • Works well as team member
  • Able to follow orders of supervisor
  • Specific Job Skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Read blueprints and other documents
  • Have mechanical skills.
  • Have valid drivers license.

An example is shown here for the role above:

Person profile – Laser Utility    CRT Medium-Heavy BIS Range 201-225

Personality: Self-motivated, with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and safety.  Is able to get along with others and be a team player.

Physical Requirements: Job requires working with heavy materials and equipment.  For more specific physical requirements see reverse side.

Specific Job Skills: Having some basic manufacturing or mechanical aptitude helpful.

Computer skills: Basic computer skills are a definite plus.

Literacy and Numeric: Able to read blueprints, various types of measuring devices.




Additional Physical requirements



Position will require standing on a concrete floor with the exception of two 12-minute breaks and a ½ hour lunch.



The heaviest amount of lift will be 50#.  A forklift or hoist is to be used for larger material/parts.



Some sitting when operating forklift.



Some climbing required when loading and unloading parts.



 Requires being able to push/pull materials from laser.  Some parts may weigh over 100 lbs.



Some required when loading and unloading some parts.



 Good balance is required.






Position requires reaching approximately 3’ [waste level]; overhead reaching is limited while handling parts.



Grasping and pinching is required to operate all equipment necessary to perform job functions.  Good hand dexterity is required to move hands into different positions.



Good vision is required for reading blue prints and reading measurement equipment.



Taste or smelling to help detect if something is burning or possibly leaking.



Being able to hear instructions is an important part of the job.



NOTE: The Company has a program for supplying required safety equipment.  Machinists are required to furnish their own basic tools required for the job.