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Grinder Operator (Circle Saw Tipping/Grinding Cell)

Company: Burton Mill Solutions
Location: Ridgefield
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

$3,000 Retention Bonus! Entry Level - we provide the training!Burton Mill Solutions is a proud division of Wood Technologies International (WTI). In 2021, Burton Mill Solutions (formerly Wood Fiber Group) and USNR merged to form WTI. In doing so, Burton Mill Solutions and its affiliates have become the world's most comprehensive supplier of modern lumber processing equipment, technology, and essential tooling which has allowed us to provider an unprecedented range of wood processing technology and technical expertise, including saws and knives, machinery and automation, process engineering, and mill flow.Employees are the foundation of our Company's success going back 100+ years. We are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customers, and good relationships with our employees. Burton Mill Solutions is seeking Tipper Grinder Operators to join our team of dedicated employees in our brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Ridgefield, WA. Day shift hours are from 5:30 am to 2 pm PT; Swing shift hours are from 2 pm to 10:30 pm PT with initial training to take place on day shift. Swing shift pays a $.75 per hour differential in addition to base pay. Come and grow with us!In this role, you will work in a manufacturing environment to help produce commercial saws used in industries which utilize wood processing technology. This position will work to meet deadlines associated with customer needs and production metrics.How You Will Make a Positive Impact:

Use a machine to grind a piece of steel (called saw) round in diameterUse a machine to notch a piece of steel (called saw) to insert the carbide tipUse a tipper machine to heat up tip and saw to install carbide tipsOperate a tipper machine that automatically forms a tooth and welds stellite on a sawSet up machine parameters per customer's specificationsBasic programming of multiple grindersOperate multiple machines at a timeLoad and unload saws from multiple grinding machinesChange grinding wheelsAdd coolant and empty swarf when neededGeneral cleaning of machines and areaCross-train to other positions as requestedActively participate in LEAN training as requested, provide observations and suggestions, implement continuous improvements, and promote and adhere to safety standards of the companyMaintain and track steel for inventory control -The Value You Bring:
Must be at least 18 years of ageMust have a high school diploma or equivalentAble to speak, read, and write English with ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writingAble to apply basic math skills with accuracy (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, etc.)Able to lift 50 pounds and position material above shouldersAble to stand at least 8 hours per shiftAble and willing to work overtime and weekends when neededMust be highly motivated and able to work with a sense of urgency while maintaining qualityAble to work well with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency while exemplifying behavior that upholds company values and standardsAble to learn how to use and organize applicable tools, such as a micrometer, measuring tape, magnets, etc.Able to read, understand, and follow detailed instructions, work orders, and specifications while maintaining accuracy and qualityAble to train and be certified on forklift for cross-training purposesAble to gain a working knowledge of and problem-solve programming codesNeed a mechanical aptitude to perform minor machine maintenance and work with technicians to trouble shoot minor machine issuesAble to display a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given taskAble to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Able to multi-task effectively under tight deadlines while running multiple machines and efficiently organize work ordersAble to schedule daily work requirements while unsupervised in order to meet customer demandsOur Benefits:
This position is eligible to participate in the monthly gainshare bonus program for up to 10% of hourly pay. Actual payout depends on production metrics.This position is eligible for a three thousand ($3,000) dollar signing bonus, less payroll deductions and withholdings, payable in three installments throughout the first year of employment:o $500 dollars paid after 90 days of continuous employmento $1,000 dollars paid after 180 days of continuous employmento $1,500 dollars paid after 360 days of continuous employmentYou will be required to repay the signing bonus to the Company within 30 days of termination if you resign for other than good reason at any time within the first 12 months following your start date.
Medical, dental, and vision insurance available to employees and their dependents -on the 1st of month following date of hire
Optional flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)Company-paid basic life and short-term disability insurance -with employee-paid options for additional life insurance and long-term disabilityUp to $300 per year in wellness activity reimbursement401(k) with 3% annual Safe Harbor contribution plus 1% matchUp to 96 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) accrued per year with no waiting period to use accrued time8 paid scheduled holidays and 1 paid floating holiday per calendar yearUp to $5,250 per year tuition reimbursement for continuing educationThis job posting is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties, responsibilities, and activities. It is intended to provide a summary of the position's general scope and function within the company. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Burton Mill Solutions and its affiliates offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for growth. We take pride in and value diversity in our workforce, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.Burton Mill Solutions will only employ individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship, currently or in the future.To learn more about our company, and the products and services we provide, please visit .Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Burton Mill Solutions, Portland , Grinder Operator (Circle Saw Tipping/Grinding Cell), Other , Ridgefield, Oregon

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