Production Grinder - SSBO/163

Production - Manufacturing
Clackamas, OR, US
Job ID: 24354
Req ID: PCC-US.225283
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2020-02-12 00:33:40


To remove gating material, and blend and grind casting surfaces to meet customer specifications.


1.  Finish Grinding.
Objective: to grind and blend gating and defect areas on castings, and provide surface finishing within dimensional
tolerances; to remove the minimum amount of metal necessary to remain within specified tolerances.

    Typical Activities:

    A. Reviews tech cards and blueprints to determine grinding

    B. Determines stock removal requirements and tolerances for
       removal of gate material or other added metal stock.

    C. Determines acceptance limits for grinding and blending

    D. Uses counter-balanced belt grinders, fixed grinders, 
       held-held grinders, air tools, and hand tools including files and mirrors to grind and polish casting areas.

    E. Wears required protective shields, clothing, wrist supports, glasses and gloves during grinding operations.

    F. Visually inspects castings during grinding operations to
       assure compliance with specifications.

    G. Makes dimensional measurements on specified parts to assure compliance with specifications; marks undersized areas for further inspection.

2.  Safety.

Objective:  to take responsibility for and demonstrate safe work practices.

NOTE:  for job positions that require respiratory protection (more than a filtering face piece – dust mask):

In compliance with the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Personal Protective Equipment standard for Respiratory Protection, OAR 437, Div. 2/I 1910.134 and Oregon Health Division Rules for the Control of Radiation, OAR 333. Div. 120 (333-120-300 through 330), certain tasks within this job position require/may require the use of a NIOSH-approved respirator.  An individual will not be assigned to these tasks if the person is not able to work under these conditions.  Respirator selection will be based on the work performed, exposure information, duration of use and any other relevant factors.  If a tight-fitting respirator is required, facial hair, temple pieces on glasses or other items that interferes with the face-to-face piece seal of the respirator are not permitted.

Typical Activities:

A. Adheres to plant and department safety rules.
B. Safely operates all equipment and tools.
C. Identifies and reports safety problems.
D. May be required to handle hazardous waste.

3.  Performs minor maintenance and changes belts on equipment.

4.  Completes logs and records.

5.  Performs other tasks as directed.

6.  May provide training and work direction to B-level grinders.


1.  Training is provided on the job.

2.  May be required to complete hazardous waste management training.


1.  Grinding skills and working knowledge of grinding tools, equipment, and materials.


    An equivalent combination of training and work experience.

2.  Ability to follow instructions, read, write and perform basic
    arithmetic calculations.

3.  Ability to read, interpret, and follow specifications on Tech

4.  Ability to lift and/or maneuver objects weighing thirty to fifty pounds and occasionally up to eighty pounds.

5.  Ability to work in difficult working conditions which may include exposure to noise, dust, temperature extremes and other elements for extended periods of time.


PCC Structurals is committed to a diverse workforce. As Equal Opportunity Employer, VEVRAA Federal Contractor, affirmative action employer we provide equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability, status as a protected veteran, national origin, color, or any other classification in accordance with federal, state, and local statutes, regulations and ordinances "Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Status/VEVRAA Federal Contractor". Veterans are encouraged to self-identify as PCC Structurals desires to provide protected veterans priority referrals for open positions. PCC Structurals complies with all laws and regulations associated with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).


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