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SAF CAREERS

SAF is a 75-year-old metal distribution, finishing, and fabricating firm with over 200 employees. We offer the following.

– SAF offers competitive pay and benefits packages. Manufacturing jobs like ours offer superior benefits compared to other private sector industries. To name a few, you will have health insurance, paid sick leave, vacation, 401k, and short & long-term disability.

– You will learn new skills. We believe in workforce training and development.

– We offer career advancement. SAF rewards employees who show drive and enthusiasm for the work they do.”

– We are loyal. 1 in 4 of SAF’s employees have worked for SAF longer than 5 years.

– We are a manufacturing firm, so you will have the opportunity to make and build tangible things.

– Our jobs are fast-paced, exciting, and feature a lot of variety and cross-training.

– You will be safe. At SAF, safety is our first responsibility. In the old days manufacturing firms crammed workers into darkened sweat-boxes, handling dangerous chemicals and operated machines that would gladly rip your arms off. Things save come a long way. We have spent decades engineering safety into everything we do. Automation, machine monitoring, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and workforce collaboration are all employed to ensure that SAF’s workplace is a smart and safe one.

In conclusion, we have a massive demand for skilled employees. There are a huge array of career progression opportunities in manufacturing. The image of repetitive production lines and grubby overalls is obsolete. Of course, those roles are still available for those who want them, but technology has advanced, leaving broader possibilities for skilled workers. It’s not all shop-floor working; there are opportunities in prototyping, product development, and many office and marketing roles.

Working at SAF

Open Roles

Department: Production

Reports To: Shift Supervisor, Hiring for all three shifts

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Schedule: Monday-Friday (All Shifts)

SUMMARY

The Racker will begin his/her shift by reviewing the list of jobs due to be run during his/her shift. Rackers are required to check to make sure all material has been pulled, labeled, staged and ready for racking on the anodizing line. This person will be responsible for reading part drawings, instructions and specifications to make sure all material is racked correctly. Rackers are responsible for maintaining a high level of production throughput while processing the material accurately and efficiently, along with the un-racking, labeling and staging for packaging. This person will also be responsible for monitoring the quality of material entering and exiting the finishing line. The Rackers may be responsible for other duties and tasks as may be assigned by their Supervisor or Production Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor or manager.

1) Responsible for contributing to the safety, productivity, and quality of the racking and associated finishing department.

2) Contributes to housekeeping effort in the racking and finishing areas to continually improve in accordance with 5S methods.

3) Read production instructions and interpret part drawings to ensure correct racking, piece counts and the quality of material processed by the racking and finishing department.

4) Follows priorities according to production schedules.

5) Be sure all of your time is recorded in SAF’s cost accounting database. Enter problem reports on the computer as needed.

6) Support a proactive safety environment, with an emphasis on good housekeeping.

7) Use of proper racking technique for aluminum extrusion, sheet, and custom fabrication parts to prevent damage during finishing and optimize load capacity.

8) When racking is slow be willing to help out in the other departments like packing or maintenance.

9) Recommend, implement, and support continuous improvement within the department and the company to improve employee performance, quality control, productivity, efficiency, and cost reduction.

10) Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage. Always wear your PPE when required

11) Be flexible: performs various other duties as required by your supervisor

Required Skills

1) Use of manual, power and pneumatic tools.

2) Must be able to work well with all types of individuals.

3) Must be available for necessary over time

4) Ability to read and interpret production instructions and part drawings

5) Effective English communication/comprehension skills – verbal and written – including:

  • Read English and identify main ideas and clearly stated details of production instructions and drawings.
  • Understand the correct meaning of common, everyday English workplace words.

6) Interpret and apply company policies and safety regulations

7) Math skills must include:

  • Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers.
  • Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages.

8) Computer proficiency is a must

9) Ability to read and interpret production instructions and workplace graphics such as detailed schedule reports, part drawings, forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps or instrument gages. Candidate must be able to:

  • Understand workplace graphics such as drawings, order forms, bar graphs, tables, flowcharts, maps, instrument gauges, or floor plans.
  • Find one or two pieces of information in a fabrication finishing drawing, such as finished areas, racking locations or measurable dimensions like length and width.

10) A score of 3 or better in the following ACT WorkKeys Assessments: Applied Mathematics and Reading for Information

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good listening skills are prerequisite. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. This is a physically demanding position and physical fitness is a must. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, squat, bend, stoop, and kneel. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All SAF facilities are tobacco and drug-free.

Department:            Production

Reports To:             Department Lead

FLSA Status:          Non exempt

Prepared Date:        06/07/13

Schedule:                  Monday-Friday (All Shift)

 

SUMMARY

The Fabricator will fabricate, assemble, and quality-check sheet and extruded metal products, such as simple and complex brake shapes, column covers, panels, flashing, coping, etc or automotive parts. Work may involve any of the following: setting up, assisting fabricating machines operators such as Brake Press, Shear, Saws, and Rollers to cut, bend, sand, grind and roll sheet metal; welding, packing, inspecting, and assembling, material movement and packing This position will report to the lead within his/her department.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for safety, productivity and quality of fabricated or automotive products within a department
  • Team member in a specific production department area, e.g. weld.
  • Follows priorities according to operational schedules and department Lead’s directions.
  • Responsible for maintaining traceability and packaging parts according to SAF guidelines and customer requirements.
  • Helps with housekeeping effort in his/her area to continually improve in accordance with 5S methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage. Always wear your PPE when required.
  • Read production instructions and interpret part drawings to ensure correct fabrication, surface quality and piece counts. Ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material according to drawings or templates, using measuring tapes, calculators, scribes, squares, calipers and rulers.
  • Recommend, and support continuous improvement within the department and the company to improve employee performance, quality control, productivity, efficiency, and cost reduction.
  • Notify our Department Leads when problems arise in meeting customer requirements.
  • Be flexible: performs various other duties as required by your supervisor.

 

Required Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret production instructions and part drawings
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to participate in production and safety meetings and innovate using process thinking and continuous improvement.
  • Past experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be available for necessary overtime
  • Understanding of continuous improvement principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage
  • Ability to interpret company policies and follow safety regulations.
  • Effective English communication/comprehension skills – verbal and written – including:
    1. Read English and identify main ideas and clearly stated details of production instructions and drawings.
    2. Understand the correct meaning of common, everyday English workplace words.
    3. Interpret and apply company policies and safety regulations
  • Math skills must include:
    1. Determine lineal dimensions, perimeters and areas from fabrication drawings calling on Geometry skills by solving problems that may require one or two operations
    2. Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
    3. Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator
    4. Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
    5. Possess strong ability to count, add, subtract and use a tape measure.
  • General computer navigation skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret production instructions and workplace graphics such as detailed schedule reports, part drawings, forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps, or instrument gages.
  • An average score of 4 or better in the following WorkKeys Assessments: Applied Mathematics (minimum score of 4) , Reading for Information (minimum of 3

 

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of fabrication equipment within a department
  • Previous supervisory experience

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good listening skills are a prerequisite.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is normally required to stand; use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. This is a physically demanding position and physical fitness is a must. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, squat, bend, stoop, and kneel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All SAF facilities are tobacco and drug-free.

Department:          Shipping

Reports To:             Shipping Supervisor

FLSA Status:          Non exempt

Prepared Date:        10/23/17

Schedule:                  Monday-Friday

 

SUMMARY

The entry-level shipping employee will have overall responsibility for the distribution and warehousing of all incoming and outgoing finished and mill finished goods from SAF Metal Fabrication in Villa Rica, which includes, packaging and shipment of products and materials.  This position can also involve assigning, managing and monitoring personnel to best serve our customers, and promoting and maintaining a safe work environment. This position reports directly to the Shipping Supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Pick, package, and ship products and materials to our customers.
  • Read production instructions and interpret part drawings to ensure correct piece counts and the quality of material processed by the packing and shipping department.
  • Reconcile daily shipping data
  • Follows priorities according to production schedules.
  • Must be available for necessary overtime
  • Interface with our project managers through multiple means to ensure that we are in compliance with our customer’s prescribed shipping methods and requirements.
  • Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage. Always wear your PPE when required.
  • Be sure all of your time is recorded in SAF’s cost accounting database. Enter problem reports in the computer as needed
  • Notify our project managers when problems arise in meeting customer requirements and negotiate a workable solution for SAF customers
  • Recommend, implement, and support continuous improvement within the department and the company to improve employee performance, quality control, productivity, efficiency, and cost reduction
  • Engages in safe work practices to conform to regulations and company policies.
  • Contributes to housekeeping effort in shipping and receiving areas to continually improve in accordance with 5S methods.
  • Support a proactive safety environment, with emphasis on good housekeeping.
  • Be flexible: Perform various other duties as required

 Required Skills:

  • Ability to provide customer service skills and solve problems.
  • Possess strong ability to focus on the details of counting pieces, and using a tape measure.
  • Computer proficiency is a must.
  • Ability to enforce safety regulations
  • Ability to function independently and multi-task
  • Ability to work with and get along with multiple departments and personnel.
  • Effective English communication/comprehension skills – verbal and written – including: Read English and identify main ideas and clearly stated details of production instructions and drawings. Understand the correct meaning of common, everyday English workplace words
  • Math skills must include: Solve problems that require a single type of mathematics operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) using whole numbers. Change numbers from one form to another using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, or percentages.
  • Ability to read and interpret production instructions and workplace graphics such as detailed schedule reports, part drawings, forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps or instrument gages.
  • A score of 3 or better in the following WorkKeys Assessments: Applied Mathematics and Reading for Information.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good listening skills are a prerequisite.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. This is a physically demanding position and physical fitness is a must. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, squat, bend, stoop, and kneel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

All SAF facilities are tobacco and drug-free.

Department:          Production

Reports To:             Fabrication Department Lead

FLSA Status:          Non exempt

Prepared Date:        06/10/13

Schedule:                  Monday-Friday (All Shift)

 

SUMMARY

The Welder I (Entry Level) will weld using MIG and TIG welding equipment. All welds are to be done according to drawings and to meet company standards and specifications. Cut, Lay out, position, align and secure parts and assemblies prior to welding operations using straight edges, combination squares, calipers and rulers for  sheet and extruded metal products such as simple and complex brake shapes, column covers, panels, flashing, coping etc. This position will report to the Fabrication Department Lead.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountable for safety, productivity and quality of fabricated products.
  • Team member in a specific production department area, e.g. weld.
  • Follows priorities according to operational schedules and department Lead’s directions.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Examine work pieces for defects and measure work pieces with straightedges, calipers or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Helps with housekeeping effort in his/her area to continually improve in accordance with 5S methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage. Always wear your PPE when required.
  • Read production instructions and interpret part drawings to ensure correct fabrication, surface quality and piece counts. Ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material according to drawings or templates, using measuring tapes, calculators, scribes, squares, calipers and rulers.
  • Recommend, and support continuous improvement within the department and the company to improve employee performance, quality control, productivity, efficiency, and cost reduction.
  • Notify our Department Leads when problems arise in meeting customer requirements.
  • Be flexible: performs various other duties as required by your supervisor.

 

Required Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret production instructions and part drawings
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to participate in production and safety meetings and innovate using process thinking and continuous improvement.
  • Past experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be available for necessary overtime
  • Understanding of continuous improvement principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of required safety equipment and its proper usage
  • Ability to interpret company policies and follow safety regulations.
  • Effective English communication/comprehension skills – verbal and written – including:
    1. Read English and identify main ideas and clearly stated details of production instructions and drawings.
    2. Understand the correct meaning of common, everyday English workplace words.
    3. Interpret and apply company policies and safety regulations
  • Math skills must include:
    1. Determine lineal dimensions, perimeters and areas from fabrication drawings calling on Geometry skills by solving problems that may require one or two operations
    2. Add commonly known fractions, decimals, or percentages (e.g., 1/2, .75, 25%)
    3. Add up to three fractions that share a common denominator
    4. Multiply a mixed number by a whole number or decimal
    5. Possess strong ability to count, add, subtract and use a tape measure.
  • General computer navigation skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret production instructions and workplace graphics such as detailed schedule reports, part drawings, forms, tables, graphs, diagrams, maps or instrument gages.
  • Understand workplace graphics such as drawings, order forms, bar graphs, tables, flowcharts, maps, instrument gauges, or floor plans.
    1. Find one or two pieces of information in a fabrication finishing drawing, such as finished areas, racking locations or measurable dimensions like length and width.
  • An average score of 3 or better in the following WorkKeys Assessments: Applied Mathematics (minimum score of 3) and Reading for Information.

 

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of fabrication equipment within a department

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good listening skills are a prerequisite.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is normally required to stand; use hands to type, finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. This is a physically demanding position and physical fitness is a must. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb stairs, squat, bend, stoop, and kneel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All SAF facilities are tobacco and drug-free.