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« Back to Search Production Associate: Grinder
Tualatin, OR

Salary: $13
Date Posted: September 22, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 239299

Job Description

Productions Associate: Grinder

This is not a Job, this is a career opportunity! Incredible Benefits after hire: Healthcare, 401k, Dental, Life Ins., and more!

Our client has been in business since 1924, designing, manufacturing and distributing the highest quality and safest tractor trailer components for the trucking industry. Their product line includes couplings / pintle hitches, drawbar eyes / lunette eyes, hinge assemblies, front end assemblies, dolly jacks and accessories.

They are unique in there engineering and manufacturing of original products, with innovative designs, driven by customer needs. The products cover a wide range of trucking needs. Whether heavy duty, medium duty or light duty, you will find a selection of options in our full range of trucking trailer components.

Position Summary:

Grind parting lines in castings and sizing of holes, using a hand-held die grinder (1-1/2 lbs tool) & hand-held belt sander (2-1/2 lbs tool).  This grinding is performed while standing, with the part sitting at a workbench-height position.  The parts average 15-25 lbs in weight, but can be as heavy as 45 lbs, and are lifted on and off the workbench surface from a close proximity location.  Employees spend approximately 6.5-7.0 hrs per day grinding in this manner. 

Additional grinding/smoothing of surfaces would be performed with a fixed pedestal wheel grinder and fixed pedestal belt sander.  This operation requires the employee to lift and position the part, in a standing position, to a fixed-position grinding machine.  They manipulate the part for grinding of particular areas.  Employees spend approximately 1.0-1.5 hrs per day performing this operation.

Required Experience, Skills and Competency

  • Must be able to work on feet for an 8-hour shift.
  • Grinding experience not necessary.
  • Some manufacturing experience preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Excellent attendance & punctuality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player that can get along with fellow employees working in adjacent areas.
  • Prefer some sort of mechanical experience or aptitude.

Pay Rate: $13.00/hr

Shift: 6:45am to 3:15pm