Equipment Operator (HD Plasma-CNC Machine)

Website Farwest Steel Corporation

Equipment Operator (HD Plasma-CNC Machine) Job Highlights

Title Equipment Operator (HD Plasma-CNC Machine)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Vancouver, WA, United States
Company Farwest Steel Corporation

Company Profile

Farwest Steel Corporation is the preeminent metal solutions provider

Job Profile

The company is hiring an Equipment Operator (HD Plasma-CNC Machine) who will operate a plasma table at maximum machine efficiency, generating the highest part quality and performing general machine preventative maintenance based on safety and best practices in the steel service industry.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience


  • Accurately fill out paper paperwork.
  • Clean equipment and work area after use each day.
  • Consistently look to reduce operational cost: maximum material usage, maximize machine on time, maximize practical usage, protect equipment, observe and enforce safety protocols
  • Cross-train on other equipment to allow flexibility to Farwest.
  • Enhance customer satisfaction by ensuring parts meet the quality expectations of the machine manufacturer and customer.
  • Mark remnants for re-stocking, and add color code, heat number, thickness, and REM number.
  • Participate in ensuring a safe work environment through best practices including promoting company safety policies, OSHA guidelines, and maintenance of a 5S workstation.
  • Perform a first article inspection for thickness, measurements, and cut quality on each line item.
  • Positively communicate with crane operators, machine operators, and parts processors to facilitate production and minimize downtime. Work with crane operators to maximize throughput in the warehouse.
  • Review work instructions and verify consistency between batch ticket, and material, second size, part numbers, revision, process, material thickness/grade.
  • Verify the heat number with certification and follow the certification procedure
  • Work as a key member of an efficient production team and produce parts accurately and in an efficient manner and follow any specific position protocols.


  • Ability to read and write in English and follow written instructions and record work activities performed.
  • Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations, understand written and oral instruction


  • 401k retirement savings plan
  • Career development opportunities
  • CDL and welding certification assistance
  • Flexible spending and healthcare reimbursement accounts
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement plan
  • Vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays

Employer’s Statement

Farwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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