Provide a brief description as to the primary purpose of this job (no more than three to five sentences):
To operate various grinding tools and related equipment on all standard and complex job assignments to remove parting lines, fins, excess welds, chill marks, and other undesirable metal and surface blemishes from castings, and under general supervision, consistent with established and accepted standards of quality and quantity.


List essential job functions that comprise the job; describe in terms of actions (verbs) and desired outcomes in order of most important first:
  • Examines and feels surface of workplace for defects.
  • Starts grinder and moves surface of workplace over to remove imperfections and excess material.
  •  Operate a stand grinder to remove gates, risers, rough spots and other excess metals from a variety of castings in accordance with specifications.
  • The operator works with medium to large size castings. 
  • Work is subject to inspection and check, with instructions given on new work or variations in requirements.
  • The work includes grinding to maintain contours, present smooth surfaces, etc… 
  • The operator sorts, stacks and moves castings as directed. 
  • Acquire additional certifications and credentials as required for work or career development
  • Maintain a clean, organized work area
  • Comply with all safety, DOT, HAZMAT and environmental policies and procedures
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Attendance
  • Work on/participate in special projects as needed or assigned by Management


List the minimum requirements to be considered for this position:
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience: On the job training
  • Certifications/Licenses: N/A
  • Other Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: N/A


List working conditions for this position:
  • Working Environment: Indoor working environment within various areas of a foundry facility
  • Required PPE: PEE varies throughout the plant, check with area Supervisor to ensure proper PPE is being used
  • Safety Glasses:  Needed in all areas of the plant
  • Steel toe shoes:  Needed in all areas of the plant


List all manual and automated used in the course of performing the essential functions for this position:
  • Hand Air Tools
  • Grinders


List all physical tasks encountered in performing essential functions: (For detailed physical demands please see physical requirements section)
  • Excessive standing, frequent heavy lifting,

It is the policy of CPP Cleveland, Inc. to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity. CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.

This is a full time position

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