General Machine Shop Laborer

Position Summary: 

The Saw Operator sets up, adjusts and operates a large hydraulic saw to cut carbon, graphite and metal graphite material to desired shape and size.  


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Secures material from storage point and transports it to the saw with the use of electric hoists, carts or hysters. 
  • Adjusts guides or stops on the saw table to hold material while cutting. 
  • Works from blueprints, sketches, written or verbal instructions. 
  • Sets controls for feed and speed of cutting, which is determined by size and hardness of material. 
  • Asides the cutting material to pallets or skids and transports to designated area with a hyster, cart or electric hoist. 
  • Uses steel tape, square and wrenches for measurement and adjustments
  • Welds and changes blades on saw when needed 
  • Operates in a safe and efficient manner and practices good housekeeping 


Your Profile: 

  • High school diploma
  • Basic understanding of blueprint reading for sizes and tolerances
  • Ability to drive a forklift, use cranes, saw, planers, grinders and various manufacturing equipment
  • 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred 
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work multiple shifts

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Date:  May 29, 2022

St. Marys, PA, US, 15857

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL CARBON, LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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