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Grinder Operator 2nd Shift


Computer Operator


Amarillo, Texas, United States

Eaton’s EPG CHD EP Americas division is currently seeking a Grinder Operator 2nd Shift. This position requires ability to perform functions and duties in the foundry related to finishing a casting, including shakeout, shot blasting, sorting, and visual inspection.

The hourly rate for this position is $17.91 - $22.39 per hour. The core hours are 12:00pm to 8:30pm.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

  • Visually inspect and manually sort castings according to finishing needs
  • Use snag grinder and/or face grinder to remove casting defects following established procedures
  • Place castings in appropriate containers to prevent product mixing
  • Perform a variety of duties to clean castings using shot-blast machine
  • Direct castings from conveyor into tubs on the shakeout operation
  • Handle castings and visually inspect and sort castings according to finishing needs
  • Perform material handling duties as required
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner
  • Other duties as assigned


Required (Basic):

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of (enter location) will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


  • Prior experience using grinding wheels.
  • Prior experience in an industrial setting.
  • Understanding of material movement.


  • Understand and utilize the lockout/tagout procedures
  • Work at varied heights using fall protection as required
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work around molten metal and in a production environment that is hot and subject to unexpected swings of overtime (ability to flex personal schedule to cover tasks on other shifts)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with all employees throughout plant
  • This work station requires the employee to be alert for risks while performing repetitive work on an abrasive grinding wheel.
  • Employee must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment with large manufacturing equipment for 10 hour days.

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