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Job title:  Grinder Operator

Job family:  Manufacturing
Business area:  Service
Contract location: 

Griffin, GA, US

Working location:  Griffin, GA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors as well as for animal feed and biomass pelleting. Other important business segments include automation and service business. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 29,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates more than 280 sites in over 40 countries

General Description: 

The Grinder Operator must perform a skilled level of work in the grinding of a compounded rubber stock that is applied to a customer roll.   The Grinder Operator is required to monitor the progress of the grinding to ensure that the roll meets the correct diameter that the customer’s roll requires.   Assignments are received in the form of tickets that are on the schedule board and the plant factory order. Work methods and procedures are determined by company policy.   On the job training will be provided that meets these specification and requirements and the employee is expected to maintain these standards after completion of training period.


Job Responsibilities & Tasks: 

Essential Functions:

  • Basic knowledge of grinder operation.


      Knowledge of:

  • 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 overhead crane.


Ability to:

  • 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 over time.


Additional Requirements:      

  • 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.


 Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds or standing and /or walking for more than eight (8) hours per day.

Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions


Qualification Requriements: 

  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: On the job training will be provided since the grinding process can vary due to product requirements and production environment.
  • Languages: English

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  3454

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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