Job Title: Grinder

Reports to: Machine Shop Supervisor

Department: Machine Shop

Location: Marinette, Wisconsin

Status: Full Time

Classification: Non-Exempt

General Summary:

Proficiently, safely, set up and operate grinding equipment, and use a variety of measuring/inspection equipment to produce parts within Winsert conformance requirements & production standards.

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Setup and operate grinding equipment, along with applicable feeding system to keep product dimensions within specified tolerances in accordance with the allotted production requirements. 

  • Replace, position, and secure dresser diamonds and grinding wheels, using various hand tools & lifting equipment, where needed.

  • Inspect product to verify conformance within required specifications, using a variety of measurement and inspection equipment.

  • Perform limited total productive maintenance at the specified intervals.

  • Perform limited data collection requirements, such as SPC or daily production information.

  • Must get along with others.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exercise good time management, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrate a professional demeanor and appearance.

  • Ability to use basic hand tools.

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.

  • Understanding of basic mathematics.

  • Ability to use basic computer skills for PDR and SPC.


Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, standing, bending, stooping and stretching.

  • Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.

  • Requires exposure to machines and chemicals.

  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity and a normal range of hearing and vision (with or without correction).

  • Consistency and personal accountability are important attributes for this position.

  • Must be able to resolve problems on a daily basis handle multi-tasking and make effective decisions.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum high school education or equivalent.

  • Competent in both English and Metric measurement scales.

  • Skill, ability, and work experience in grinding is preferred, but not a must.

Winsert is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate with regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, handicap or disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law.  We also provide reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals who can otherwise perform their essential job functions.