Grinding Operator

Sep 26, 2017
Oct 19, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview: Somers Thin Strip, a division of Olin Brass (NYSE: BRSS), manufactures and markets a wide range of specialty high-performance light gauge strip and ultra-thin foil metals including copper and copper alloys, nickel alloys, and stainless steel. We serve global end use markets such as energy, consumer electronics, automotive and building & construction.

We are currently seeking a Grinding Operator (Night Shift) at our plant in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Responsibilities: Core Accountabilities:

    Comply with all safety rules and regulations. Follow PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and JSP (Job Safety Practice) documents. Read, understand, and follow all Work Instructions Specific to the equipment. Detect and report faulty operations, improper material and unusual conditions. Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition. Set-up and operate Grinding Machines. Continually monitor material and machine parameters to assure compliance with specifications. Determine proper roll combinations to achieve desired shape and surface finish. Use electronic contact and non-contact gauges, indicators, and controls to operate machine and check lab to ensure product meets appropriate specifications. Move material to and from machine using the grinding cart. Direct the work rolls that you work on in the AS 400 to show roll IF number and the amount of time it took to grind the roll for RA, crown and shape of the roll. Operate rewind equipment, steel sleeves and mill blocks. Perform light maintenance on machines, such as checking machine coolant and change as needed cleaning machine each shift and add hydraulic oil as needed. Change filters as needed as well. Perform other similar or related duties or flex to other areas of the plant as required.


    Ability to read and write English. Ability to maintain production records and logs; Employment record reflection reliability. Above average attendance; 3-5 years? experience running Grinding Machines or other related grinding machinery; Ability to perform simple math, addition and subtraction; Familiarity with use of micrometers and calipers; Excellent decision making skills and organizational ability; Mechanically inclined, comfort level with using small hand tools; High School Diploma or Equivalent. Must be able to work NIGHT SHIFT.
Olin Brass is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran