Grinder

Operations | Slaton, TX, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Grinder, 2nd shift to perform judgement required for grinding castings with defects.  Skill and dexterity required in chipping and grinding out parts of castings which are not easily assessable.  Judgement is required to avoid over-grinding or under-grinding of special castings.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high safety standards and follow all company safety rules
  • Operate chipping hammer, die grinder, and hand-grinder.
  • Operate Fox grinder.
  • Grind on bench tables or down draft tables.
  • Operate hoist to handle castings in a safe manner.
  • Grind castings, all shapes and sizes at a fast and safe rate.
  • Run both small and large cutoff saws.
  • Bowl cleaner and vanes.
  • Operate forklift.
  • Utilize provided PPE when grinding (protective face hood, safety glasses, cut-resistant gloves, ear plugs, apron, sleeves) as well as employee owned metatarsal guard safety shoes.
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 6+ months industrial/manufacturing experience desirable
  • Ability to communicate with people and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Should be able to learn to understand and apply the principals involved in the operation of the various grinders and saws, and apply these principles in grinding castings.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, Working Parents Networks and Non-Native English Speakers and Allies.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Work in standing or sitting position 10 hours/shift
  • Considerable arm movement
  • Work requires close attention to lifting and handling of medium weight parts up to 35 lbs.  Heavy parts raised to position with chain hoist
  • Average foundry facility conditions with temperature variations due to seasons
  • Subjected to noisy environment requires wearing of ear plugs.
  • Standard PPE required: safety glasses or safety goggles, face shield, ear plugs, safety shoes with toe and metatarsal guards, gloves and protective apron and/or sleeves (provided by company except for shoes)

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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