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Shear Operator

Belmont, NH | Supplemental To Direct

Post Date: 11/20/2017 Job ID: 5250 Category: Manufacturing

Wilson Employment Networks is currently recruiting for a talented Shear Operator for our client in Belmont, NH.

Major responsibilities of the Shear Operator:

  • Safely operate forklifts

  • Maintain the integrity of products through proper handling and storage

  • Prepare shearing machine for production by setting and adjusting controls

  • Make rake and gap adjustments for material thickness and size requirements

  • Operate power shear to cut metal plates and sheets to specified dimensions

  • Maintain specifications by observing operations; inspect for malfunctions

  • Know the capacity limitations and tolerances

  • Clean shear on a regular basis and perform preventative maintenance requirements by following all lock out/tag out procedures

  • Recognize when blade changes need to be made

  • Apply good scrap practices to minimize waste

  • Notify supervisor immediately of any discrepancies in shearing jobs, equipment or operation

  • Record required information accurately on customer orders

  • Follow all safety and environmental rules and procedures

Qualifications of the Shear Operator:

  • Forklift certified

  • Ability to follow directions and written instructions

  • Basic math skills, including units of measurement

  • Prior experience with measuring devices: i.e. tape measure, micrometer

  • Must have the ability to perform detailed work accurately

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player

  • Ability to be organized and work in a fast paced environment

  • Previous experience operating a shear

The incumbent must also understand the nature of the business and support the Company’s goals by exhibiting the following behavior:  integrity, competence, trust and respect, accountability and commitment, excellence in customer service.

*Only candidates that align with the above description should apply*

Candidates interested in this role must be able to comfortably lift up to 50lbs throughout the duration of an entire shift.

Interested applicants should send a resume to, call 603-225-7300 or visit today!

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