Reference : 573776

Grinder Operator II -- 3rd Shift

  • Technical Production
  • United States
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/07/2019

Position description

Job Summary:

Set up and operate Grinder; both manually and CNC operated. Hold tight tolerances and surface finishes to produce Aerospace quality parts from Thermoset materials.

3rd Shift Days/Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 10:30pm-7:00am

Essential Functions:

  • Use safe practices and comply with all company policies, procedures and health, safety and environmental regulations, as required
  • Conduct safety observations and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) activities as required by our plant EHS manager
  • Follow all safety requirements pertaining to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and operation of equipment
  • Maintains work space before, during, and after each scheduled shift in accordance with 5S principles
  • Complete all paperwork correctly and legibly
  • Contribute towards continuous improvement processes and projects in the areas of output, quality, cost and delivery
  • Assist in identification of potential aspects and impacts to the environment; participate in activities (i.e., recycling and other environmental initiatives) to minimize adverse environmental impacts
  • Record data, record and report problems, escalating them by the necessary protocol as they arise.
  • Successfully complete simple skill jobs with minimal supervision
  • Basic reading and understanding of blueprints
  • Use micrometers and indicators
  • Measure an increment as small as 0.0001” (1/10,000)
  • Identify abnormalities in machining process (i.e., tool wear, surface finish, foreign object debris)
  • Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of machines
  • Verify quality of products against engineering drawings
  • Perform simple set ups with assisted supervision
  • Make quality parts that meet customer specifications and deadlines, without rejection, in a fast paced work environment.
  • Meet ongoing production quotas while working within very close tolerances in a machine-shop production environment.
  • Contribute to team effort by performing other supporting tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor or Lead.


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 1+ years' experience operating a grinder in a manufacturing environment
  • Basic computer and math skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in above ambient temperatures
  • Maintain high attendance standards
  • Ability to strictly adhere to written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs on a daily basis

Additional description

Physical Demands include:

  • Vision - Ability to view/see parts for visual inspection and measuring
  • Reading and Writing - Expressing or receiving detailed information by nonverbal means
  • Bend/Stoop/Kneel/Crouch - Requires use of the lower extremities and back muscles 
  • Standing/Walking - Particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Finger/Grasp/Handle/Feel - Working primarily with fingers
  • Talk/Hear - Expressing or receiving detailed information by means of spoken word
  • Repetitive Motions - Substantial movement of wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Working in above ambient temperatures

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Benefits include:

▪Medical/Vision/Dental/Pharmacy   ▪Short and Long Term Disability   ▪Life and AD&D Insurance   ▪Dependent Life Insurance   ▪Volunteer Paid Time Off   ▪Retirement Plan: 401(k) ▪Group Legal Coverage   ▪Flexible Spending Account   ▪Paid Holidays   ▪Paid Vacation ▪Tuition Reimbursement   ▪Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  ▪Matching Gifts Program   ▪Product Rebates   ▪Vendor Discounts  ▪Live Well   ▪Wellness Reimbursement   ▪Pet Insurance  ▪Paternity Leave

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