Finish Grinder Direct Hire

Greenville, MI 48838

Post Date: 07/13/2018 Job ID: 142186 Industry: Machine Operation Pay Rate: $34840.00/year

Job Summary:

The Finish Grinder operator will work as part of the direct manufacturing shop floor team. In this position, the Finish Grinder operator will set up, maintain, and operate finish grinders in a manufacturing environment. The Finish Grinder operator will inspect and measure finished products using precision measuring tools. The Finish Grinder operator will control and adjust machine settings, feed raw material or parts into semi-automated machines and test operation of the machine periodically. This position requires the operation of machinery in a temperature controlled manufacturing environment.

This position requires the ability to read instructions and follow these instructions with precision to produce outputs.

Essential/Key Functions:

  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle

  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)

  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines

  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools

  • Test operation of machines periodically

  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift

  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws

  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products

  • Maintain activity logs

  • Understand specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.

  • Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly

  • Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality

  • Read and comprehend instructions and follow established procedures

  • Understand how to operate the machine controls

  • Make size adjustments and understand measuring instruments

  • Take precision measurements using micrometers

  • Check output to ensure highest quality

  • Maintain equipment in good condition and perform operator preventative maintenance

  • Submit requests for maintenance repair as required

  • Keep records of production quantities and time

  • Report on issues, malfunction or defective parts

  • Able to stop production if the work center/machine is not producing products that meet all required specifications

  • Properly identify all product processed with work order number, inspection status, and operation status

  • Follow all safety guidelines and operate machinery in a safe manner

  • Physical presence on the job is essential and necessary including weekends and holidays if deemed necessary by the company

  • Other duties as assigned by management

Management Responsibilities: None

Minimum (Required) Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent;

  • Technical Degree a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven experience as Finish Grind operator preferred

  • Skill in operating diverse high speed machinery and precision measurement tools (calipers, micrometer etc.)

  • Ability to read and blueprints, schematics, & manuals

  • Mechanical aptitude and good math skills

  • A keen eye for detail and results-driven approach

  • Technical knowledge

  • Ability to use and read a micrometer and precision measuring tools

  • Attention to detail

  • Must possess basic math skills

  • Ability to understand quality control principles

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Ability to follow all safety guidelines

  • Must support mission and purpose of the company and be committed to professional and personal growth


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