Metal Finish/Grind-$1500 Sign-On Bonus (Monday-Friday)-1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-327353
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/04/2022
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
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Job Description

Monday-Friday -Off on weekends-No Mandatory Overtime-1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift available (differential pay for 2nd and 3rd shift)



To perform metal finishing operations on assorted parts and assemblies to achieve quality and integrity of products at the lowest possible cost.


  • Works from verbal and written instructions, which may be job cards or detailed prints.
  • Selects appropriate air tool, sanding discs and attachments to finish grind in a variety of light gage parts and assemblies, while exercising care not to gouge, or damage the part.
  • Removes burrs, scratches and sharp edges on parts using a variety of equipment including air tools, flat sanding machine, vibratory finishing machine and pedestal bench grinders outfitted with wire wheels.
  • Removes welds using air tools, such as sanders and die grinders in accordance with drawings and detailed welding/grinding symbols.
  • Prepares parts for welding by beveling edges using beveling machine and air grinders.
  • Responsible for maintaining, cleaning, lubricating and adjusting tools and equipment.
  • May be required to move various supplies to and from work area.
  • May use overhead hoists for lifting and moving large assemblies.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area.

Experience and Skills


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 6 Months of relevant experience in a shop environment
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Forklift License preferred (must be able to pass GSS Forklift Training Course)
  • Ability to read, write and follow written instructions


  • Shop Floor environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools)
  • Ability to lift  up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to tolerate constant noise (i.e.: machine motors)
  • Ability to work safely in the presence of hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions
  • Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8th 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th 2021, subject to approved medical, religious or other accommodation


Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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