Planer Sander Operator - 2nd Shift

Job Details


  • Reviews job orders in Kanban and prioritizes work.
  • Operates forklift as needed.
  • Changes sand paper as needed.
  • Sets the planer/sander through the command terminal to run material without running a program.
  • Selects appropriate program and sets for feed speed as well as thickness of material.
  • Addresses any error messages to ensure the machine continues running.
  • Procures materials to be sanded.
  • Loads materials into planer sander.
  • Unloads planer sander and stocks finished materials.
  • Checks thickness with calipers and for any other quality issues.
  • Corrects any problems with the planer/sander machine to ensure the product meets quality standards.
  • Replaces cutter blades as needed.
  • Removes the cutter heads to change all blades every 6 months and/or completes preventative maintenance.
  • Cleans and greases planer sander as scheduled.
  • Adjusts pressure on tensioning roller on planer sander as needed to ensure the sandpaper runs true.
  • Runs planer/sander in an efficient and cost-effective manner adjusting as needed/required.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork.