Saint-Gobain Finishing Operator I-3rd Shift (Bonded Abrasives) in Worcester, Massachusetts

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Saint-Gobain Abrasives manufacturers and distributes high quality abrasive products to engineering, distribution and retail markets. We are the world’s leading abrasives manufacturer and the only international supplier of abrasives that manufacturers each of the 3 major types of abrasives: Bonded Abrasives, Coated Abrasives and Diamond products.

With a strong presence in every continent the Abrasives Division serves its customers through structured sales operations in over 26 countries and employs nearly 16,000 people globally. Abrasives forms a key part of the High Performance Materials Division of Saint-Gobain, which is one of the 5 key areas of activity in which Saint-Gobain operate.

Finishing Operator I sets up and operates multiple machines or uses hand tools for repetitive and high production finishing operations to include grinding, cutting to dimensions, dressing, speed testing and small sandblasting. Product handled may be in forms ranging from initial shaping to final finishing.

  • HS Diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent experience required. Technical school training, apprenticeship program, or equivalent work experience may be required.

  • This position requires up to 3 months work experience to become proficient in all phases of the job to work independently.

  • Works with and transforms manufactured products including Abrasives wheels, Abrasive Segments, Ceramic finish, and Kiln furniture.

  • Makes necessary adjustments to set up and control a limited variety of production equipment/machinery (i.e., sandblaster, speed tester, balancer) using hand or power tools. Observes machine operations to detect any problems.

  • May trim, scrape, shape, or deburr objects or parts, using chisels, scrapers, and other hand tools.

  • Works from work orders, machine instruction, supervisor, and/or Finishing Operator II’s direction to determine product specifications, tool/equipment requirements or operational sequence required for the job.

  • Loads or unloads material or work piece manually or with hoists into machinery.

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