Our fast-paced manufacturing firm is seeking a Grinder Operator. This position will provide the successful candidate with the chance to apply their knowledge, learn new skills, and work as a team within a clean and safe environment. The ideal candidate for this role has 2+ years’ experience in the manufacturing sector, pays strong attention to detail, has excellent attendance and is committed to workplace safety. We offer excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance as well as retirement benefits, PTO and paid holidays. This position is at our in High Point, NC. This is a 2nd shift shift position (3:00pm - 11:00pm). Listed below are the qualifications and requirements for the position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Other duties may be assigned.
- Turn on grinder machine in proper order.
- Select foam for desired weight and density.
- Carry selected foam to the grinder using the tow motor.
- Open bales or bags and discard all wire, bands, or strings.
- Inspect all foam to be ground for trash and other foreign materials.
- Separate and load onto the grinding conveyor.
- Stop grinding when light comes on showing the bin if full. Do not over fill the bin.
- Keep grinder clean and well maintained. Report problems to your supervisor immediately.
- Clean work area and machines before leaving for the day.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
No prior experience or training.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and hear, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and extreme heat.