Knife Grinder Job Description Sample
Operator I: Knife Grinder
LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products. At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we've been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.
LP's values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work. For more than 40 years, we've developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.
To ensure flaker knives are maintained in properly sharpened condition and are available in the appropriate amount for the demand
Consistently demonstrate safety is the highest priority and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
Maintains cutting quality of of knives by disassembling, cleaning, sharpening, honing and checking knife height and angle for conformity to specifications.
Sets up knives, replaces dull knives in flaker with sharpened knives
Adjusts Distribution Conveyors to ensure that bins fill evenly
Maintains grinder room and green end area in clean safe condition.
Monitors knife inventory
Uses lifting equipment to empty dumpsters.
Monitors and operates flakers as necessary
Removes tramp metal at hog metal detector and resets detector as needed
Perform other duties as necessary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Time management skills
Ability to read and understand SOPs
Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations and recognize safety hazards (OSHA 1910).
Excellent housekeeping practices
Ability to safely operate forklift, manlift and scissor lift
Knowledge of forklift inspection procedures
Knowledge of safe propane handling
Ability to operate long log disc type flaker containing 24 knives per machine revolving at 404 rpms driven by a 750 hp drive motor.
Knowledge of knife angles and wafer geometry.
Knowledge of quality assurance and precision work
Self motivated and results oriented
Ability to perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment
Ability to use hand tools
Knowledge of plant LOTO policies
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to work 12-hour shifts
High level of energy
High school diploma or equivalent required
1 years' manufacturing experience required
Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.
- Standing (Repetitively), Sitting, Walking, Climbing, Bending, Twisting, Stooping, Squatting, Reaching, Carrying, Balancing, Wrist Deviation, Hand/Wrist Repetitions, Use of Either or Both Hands, Pinching, Neck flexion and rotation, Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., 20/40 minimal vision with accurate perception, able to hear a whisper at 3 feet, reading and writing at 12th grade level.
Able to use appropriate PPE (Eye protection, protective clothing, footwear, hearing protection, hard hat, gloves, respirators, fall protection)
- Temperature Extremes, Dust, Processing Noise, Vibration, Plant Environment
LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.
Per Diem Staff Nurse - Gamma Knife
LocationNew York, New YorkShift:Day Flex (United States of America)Description:
Feel the Pride of Radiosurgery at Its Best.
RN – Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center
Bring your incredible talents to New York's #1-ranked hospital, and thrive at the forefront of a new era of excellence in radiosurgery. Working at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center campus, your leadership will be essential to the continued success of our organization's only Gamma Knife program. As a nurse, you will facilitate and drive advancements that improve the lives of countless patients. Practice the art and science of evidence-based nursing in our Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center. Lead the charge in improving the patient care experience. Join an action-oriented team at an Ivy League medical center, and go to the next level in your nursing career.
Together, we use our brains and hearts to provide the highest level of care imaginable. In the process, experience all the reasons we entered our noble field. Recently posted patient and employee satisfaction scores are at record highs. Our case mix index is one of the highest, yet our measured outcomes are among the best in the nation. As educators, researchers and innovators at the bedside, our nurses are catalysts for these and countless other achievements. Build on our exceptionally high patient satisfaction scores, as part of a collaborative culture of care and excellence.
At NewYork-Presbyterian, nursing is a life-changing career journey focused on amazing patient outcomes every step of the way. Each of our nurses dares to be truly excellent – thriving in a compassionate culture of care and caring. Together, we improve the health of patients and their families, making our communities – and the world – stronger.
You'll work with the brightest minds in healthcare to make tomorrow better for countless human beings. It's the kind of nursing that requires an unwavering commitment to excellence and a constant spirit of professionalism. And it's your opportunity to enjoy flexible scheduling, shared clinical decision-making, inspirational leadership, supportive colleagues and much more. Now, you have the opportunity to join us.
This is a per diem days position at NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Medical Center. The hours are from 5:30am to 4:30pm or 5:30am to 2pm.
- Previous experience in radiation therapy/oncology, including Gamma Knife radiosurgery
At least one year of acute care RN experience in Radiosurgery
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Current New York State RN license (or willingness to obtain)
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.
- #1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2017-2018" - U.S.News & World Report
- 2017 "Best Large Workplaces in New York." - Great Place to Work and Fortune
- 2017 "America's Best Employers." - Forbes
Discover why we're #1 in New York and a best employer at: nyp.org/careers
Knife Workers-1St Shift-Full Time- Nebraska City- Nebraska
Located just one hour south of Omaha, Nebraska City is a city and county seat of Otoe County, Nebraska. Iconic for it's small town charm, the city boasts a population of 7,289.
The Nebraska State Legislature has credited Nebraska City as being the oldest incorporated city in the state, as it was the first approved by a special act of the Nebraska Territorial Legislature in 1855.
Nebraska City is home of Arbor Day and Arbor Day Farm, 260 acres of natural beauty and outdoor exploration reaping fun for the entire family. Nebraska City is also the home of the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Center (which focuses on the natural history achievements of the expedition), and the Mayhew Cabin, the only site in the state recognized by the National Park Service as a station on the Underground Railroad.
Cargill in Nebraska City
Cargill is proud to be a partner in the Nebraska City community. The Cargill Turkey & Cooked Meats Nebraska City facility was established in 1995 and consists of 195,000 square feet of production facilities. Nebraska City team members give back to the community through programs such as United Way and Relay for Life.
The Knife Workers in our facility is an important role in the daily operations of our Trim Department. This job is important because it is vital to our process to meet customer expectations as it relates to quality. This employee would trim various cuts of meats to specification while complying with all safety procedures
While performing the duties of a knife worker, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or cold conditions with slippery surfaces at varied heights; moving mechanical parts; fast paced, high noise disciple, warm/cool environment. Positions require standing or walking the entire shift, the use of steps, and the use of PPE which is required in all areas of the facility.
Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:
Lock Out Tag Out
Disassembling and re-assembling equipment
Testing tools such as knives for effectiveness
Use knife grinding or sharpening equipment
Ensuring food safety and quality
Cleanliness and housekeeping
Maintaining a safe working environment
Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
Must be 18 years or older
Previous Cargill Experience
Previous Experience in working in a meat processing facility
Previous Experience working with knives
Work history in the past 12 months
Knife Skills Trainer
Build your career. Challenge the process. Collaborate & Engage.
Build your career with Clemens Food Group and be a part of an exciting, collaborative, team environment.
At Clemens Food Group, we want you to constructively challenge and have your ideas heard. We are looking for diverse individuals who push the limits and think outside the box!
Clemens Food Group realizes that our team members are the key to our success. Come be a part of our team and see your ideas in action!
The Knife Skills Trainer and Sr. Knife Skills Trainer are responsible to implement and support an effective hands-on knife skills training program for the knife users at our Hatfield pork processing facility. The Knife Skills Trainers will coach Team Members through the qualification curriculum, which emphasizes the effective knife sharpening skills and efficient trimming / boning techniques that are necessary to ensure Team Members can work safely and be successful in their roles. During the qualification period, the Knife Skills Trainers will evaluate and monitor Trainee performance and regularly communicate progress to the Trainees and their Supervisors. The success of the Knife Skills Trainers will be measured by two KPIs – 90-day retention rate and average qualification time.
RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)
Lead new hire classroom training for general knife skills, including knife handling, knife sharpening, and proper fitting / use of personal protective equipment
Educate knife users on anatomy of the primals (location of muscle and fat) and the most efficient trimming and boning techniques needed to achieve internal and external product specifications
Communicate the qualification process to new knife users and provide them with weekly goals / targets necessary to qualify for assigned position
Mentor new knife users throughout the qualification process for trimming and boning jobs
Evaluate and document weekly progress reports for Trainees and review with Trainees and their Supervisors until qualification is achieved
Monitor and correct/retrain Team Members exhibiting behaviors that are contrary to training; schedule time for additional help as needed
Document and maintain Team Member training records
Assist with development of training materials, including training manuals and job aids
Assist with identifying gaps in training and developing plans to address the gaps
Use the Anago knife sharpness testing device to ensure knives are adequately sharpened in the knife room and Team Members are using their mouse traps effectively to maintain an edge
Troubleshoot problems with yield due to poor boning / trimming techniques
Assist plant supervision with translating in various situations; translate written company information and documents as needed
Minimum 2 years experience in a knife-work position in the meat production industry (pork preferred)
Must have the ability to train others effectively. Previous experience working as a trainer or training employees is preferred
Must be highly skilled in the use of knives, including sharpening and trimming / boning techniques
Must be Bilingual (English / Spanish) and be able to calmly communicate effectively, both written and verbal and be able to deal with stressful situations and exhibit good judgment; must be willing and ability to translate as needed
Ability to evaluate hourly Team Member performance related to safe, effective knife usage
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
Must have problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Must exhibit patience and dedication
Basic computer knowledge required (proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to work 1st and 2nd shifts as needed to train employees working on each shift; must be able to work extended hours and weekends if needed
Must be able to read and write. High School degree or equivalent preferred
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:
To produce usable, extrusion quality material from scrap products produced during pipe manufacturing
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Segregate the different types of scrap products to be reground.
Clean scrap material to prevent contamination of the ground material with foreign objects and dirt.
Use chain saws or other equipment, as needed, to cut up scrap material.
Determine weight of scrap on weigh scales and maintain a written record of the amount of scrap ground.
Operate the scrap grinding equipment and feed scrap product into the grinders.
Operate fork lifts and other lifting equipment, as needed, to handle scrap.
Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the scrap holding area.
Empties trash from work area as required..
Breaks down empty gaylords as received from Extrusion.
Follows all safety requirements of this position.
Abides by all policies and procedures in the associate handbook.
Performs all duties as directed by management.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma or GED from a state recognized institution is desired.
Mechanical aptitude: ability to operate power grinding equipment and power hand tools.
Ability to lift 40 pounds without reasonable assistance.
Ability to lift 70 pounds with reasonable assistance.
Mobility sufficient to allow frequent entrance and exits from lift truck.
Ability to work in high temperatures for extended periods of time.
Must be able to wear dust mask, earplugs, face shields as necessary.
Works in close proximity to power granulating equipment and high decibel noise emission for extended periods.
Works in dusty conditions. Respiration filtration is frequently worn.
Duties require the use of and operation of power hand tools and the lifting of heavy objects.
Alcoa Corporation is a global industry leader in the production of bauxite, alumina and aluminum, enhanced by a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa Corporation draws on the innovation culture, customer relationships and strong brand of ParentCo. Previously known as the Aluminum Company of America, ParentCo pioneered the aluminum industry 128 years ago with the discovery of the first commercial process for the affordable production of aluminum. Since the discovery, Alcoa aluminum was used in the Wright brothers' first flight (1903), ParentCo helped produce the first aluminum-sheathed skyscraper (1952), the first all-aluminum vehicle frame (1994) and the first aluminum beer bottle (2004).
Today, Alcoa Corporation extends this heritage of product and process innovation as it strives to continuously redefine world-class operational performance at its locations, while partnering with its customers across its range of global products. We believe that the lightweight capabilities and enhanced performance attributes that aluminum offers across a number of end markets are in increasingly high demand and underpin strong growth prospects for Alcoa Corporation.
Alcoa Corporation's operations encompass all major production processes in the primary aluminum industry value chain, which we believe provides Alcoa Corporation with a strong platform from which to serve our customers in each critical segment.
Roll Grinder is responsible for heavy assembly and regrinding of large rolling mill rolls. Duties and working procedures include:
Calibrate test equipment and maintain records.
Perform mechanical repair of roll grinding machines and fixed shop equipment.
Select, balance, and install grinding wheels.
Position rolls in grinding machine with pendant and radio controlled crane.
Rough turn and grind rolls to desired shape and finish.
Chamfer back-up rolls to prevent spalling or cracking.
Grind extrusion rams to desired shape and finish.
Check surface quality, hardness, and shape with profilemeter, perthometer, micrometer and caliper.
Develop, read, interpret sketches and blueprints.
Adjust, lubricate and maintain roll grinding machines.
Record roll grinding information such as downtime, tracking of rolls and operations.
Order parts and supplies.
Calibrate and troubleshoot roll grinding machines.
Perform sling/wire rope inspections.
Handling of LP gas transportation.
Braze, cut, weld, repair and fabricate structures.
Perform rigging duties to remove and replace major components of grinding machines and to handle broken rolls.
High school graduate or equivalent.
3 years journey person experience in machine trades with background as industrial machinists, heavy in cylindrical grinding.
- Graduate of an approved apprentice program or technical training beyond high school.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Thermal Spray Grinder - 6584
Requisition #: 6584
Shift : 3
Start Time : 10:00 pm
End Time : 6:30 am
Schedule Days : Sunday
Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week)
Perform HVC/HVOF thermal spray operations as required. Perform all basic measuring, grinding, masking, coating, and straightening operations. Inspect incoming work and complete related paperwork. Safely operate: lathes, roll grinders, straightening press, grit blasting booth, and related thermal spray equipment. Safely perform the chrome removal process. Apply HVOF coating and grind or polish as required. Straighten rods in the press to within manufacture's tolerance. Perform equipment maintenance and utilize micrometers to inspect components. Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.
Essential Functions & Additional Responsibilities
Perform all basic measuring, grinding, masking, coating, and straightening operations.
Inspect incoming work and related paperwork
Operate Lathes, Grinders, Press and Metal Spray equipment
Safely perform the chrome removal process
Accurately apply the HVC spray coating with customer set ups and grind or polish
Straighten Rods in the Press to within manufactures tolerance
Perform equipment maintenance
Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.
Handle incoming customer calls.
Open and close work orders.
Complete paperwork associated with the shipping of jobs.
Locate information on pricing
Give quotes on jobs
Set up programming on machines
Measure and inspect products accurately
Own and maintain required personal tools needed for maintenance of equipment and performance of job duties
Must accomplish training and serve as a Green Belt in support of Empire's Six Sigma program.
Work within and promote corporate values.
Skills & Abilities
Ability to read, interpret, understand and use technical and contractual related documents.
Acceptable attendance to meet all company standards and requirements.
Basic skills using Empire's computer programs in the performance of the job.
Be proficient in MDSI software
General machinist skills
General maintenance skills
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Required to sit occasionally
Required to use hands occasionally
Required to talk or hear occasionally
Required to stand frequently
Required to walk frequently
Required to reach outward frequently
Required to squat or kneel frequently
Required to lift or carry 10 lbs or less
Specific vision abilities include distance vision
This position is designated as a Safety-Sensitive Position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The characteristics described here are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure high precarious places
Exposure to outdoor weather
Exposure to wet humid conditions
Exposure to extreme heat or cold
The noise level is moderate.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.
Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
Nearest Major Market: Phoenix
Job Segment: Coating, Manufacturing
Grinder Operator: 2Nd Shift
- Basic knowledge of grinder operation
Job related materials.
The tools, materials, methods, and standard practices of grinders.
The hazards and safety precautions of operating moving equipment.
Basic computer skills for programming grinder.
Knowledge to operate an over-head crane.
Read and understand a plant factory order.
Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time.
Understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions in the English language.
Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.
Work cooperatively with other employees.
Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Controlled manipulations of a large piece of equipment.
Coordinate the movement of more than one limb simultaneously.
Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually overtime.
Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon the work location, assignment, or shift.
Overtime hours may be required.
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Od/Id Surface Grinder
Inspects parts before grinding to check for chips and cracks. Must verify the dimensions of the work piece to match with the dimensions on the blue prints.
Must be able to inspect blueprints for inconsistencies. Must be able to set up and operate manual surface grinding equipment. Must be capable of operating CNC surface grinding equipment and have the capability of fully understanding CNC operations.
Must be able to fixture and design methods of manufacturing complex part. Must have the ability and interpersonal skills to successfully work as a team member to obtain desired results. Must be able to understand and apply work-related documents such as operating manuals, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Must be able to understand and perform to job-related quality standards, methods, usage of inspection devices and reporting as required. Must possess knowledge of algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Must be able to wear personal protection equipment, such as earplugs, safety glasses, and safety shoes. Education qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of an apprenticeship program or possess equivalent experience.
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We are currently looking for a Precision Grinder Temporary Night Shift to join our team!
With minimum supervision operates one or more of the following precision grinding machines to grind internal and/or external surfaces of metal objects to specified dimensions and finish: center-less, cylindrical, external, internal, surface, drill, broach, saw, gear, cutter and thread grinders. Requires ability to select and use all types of grinding machines. Abrasive wheels, holding fixtures, gages, micrometers, etc. Four place tolerances may be specified.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Grinds the cutting edge on counter-bores
Grinds the cutting edge on countersink cutters
Grinds the cutting edges on hole saws and arbors
Grinds precisely the inside diameter and outside of various products
Must perform grinding wheel safety test prior to installation
Other related duties as assigned
High School graduate or equivalent
In-house training programs participation as required to assure continuous quality improvement.
Is alert and safety conscious, thorough and conscientious
Must be able to precisely run a variety of grinding equipment such as Brown & Sharpe grinders, Cincinnati grinders, Studer grinders, Covel grinders, K. O. Lee grinders and CNC grinders such as a Walter
Must be able to read blue print with close tolerances towards degrees of cutting edge angle
Must be able to use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometer and height gages
Snap-on is a drug free work environment and an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Job descriptions/specifications are only intended to present a descriptive summary of the range of duties, tasks, and responsibilities associated with a specified position. Therefore, descriptions/specifications may not include all duties performed by the individual. In addition, description/specifications are intended to outline the minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the position/class and do not necessarily convey the qualifications of incumbents within the position/classification. An EOE employer
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