Trim Saw Operator
Job Details
Corporate-Alpase - Chino, CA
Full Time
High School

Since its beginning in 1946, TST has evolved into a vertically integrated producer, buyer, trader and processor of aluminum scrap and dross.

Today, TST is one of the major American producers of secondary aluminum ingot, billet and cast plate. TST is also a major distributor of primary aluminum foundry ingot, grain refiners and hardeners. Other services include worldwide trading of nonferrous scrap and other aluminum commodities.

We are currently seeking a Trim Saw Operator located in Chino. If you want to be a part of our growing team, we want to hear from you.


Operates trim saw to cut trim slab of different dimensions while performing the following duties.



  • Reads work order and receives instructions from supervisor for production instructions.
  • Checks pre-operational inspection of equipment and blade.
  • Checks depth of cut indicator, oil level, hydraulic unit and billet rack.
  • Using forklift, loads and unloads product to be cut.
  • Programs set up and operates saw to trim slab according to required dimensions and within tolerances
  • Aligns slab and makes adjustments as needed throughout the cut
  • Regulates speed of feed of product into the saw to ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Controls coolant system levels
  • Stamps cut product with proper identification such as, heat number, shift and alloy content.
  • Stores cut product according to instructions.
  • Records each saw cut on the Saw Cutting Report.
  • Weights all ends and sides that are cut off billet.
  • Put on cutting paperwork all bone yard pieces to be weighed.
  • Replaces blade
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Ability to complete simple production reports
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and fractions
  • Ability to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s
  • Accurately measure using 1/8 and 1/16 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Aptitude for learning programming controls



While performing normal duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands frequently. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception to read instruments, operate material handling equipment and identify plant color code system.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities in accordance to legal requirements.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat.  The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and vibration. The noise level in this work environment requires hearing protection.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities in accordance to legal requirements.