Metal Finisher- Chipper/Grinder (All shifts available)

Posted on 2021-06-28


Neenah Foundry Company
Neenah, WI

Position Details

50+ Hours per Week
Full Time | Regular
This is an hourly position.
Start Date: 2021-06-28

Candidate Requirements

N/A Education Education
N/A Experiencce
None Security Clearance

Job Summary

The Metal Finisher role is responsible for removing any excess metal from castings by chipping, grinding, or vibrating them off. This role is an entry-level opportunity and does not require any previous experience. The position does offer the opportunity for cross training and experience in a variety of tasks related to production.

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Edu & Exp



  • Practice high level of safety at all times
  • Maintain cleanliness of work station, tools, and PPE
  • Chip, grind, and vibrate excess materials off castings using pneumatic tools such as pencil grinders, cup grinders, cone grinders, cutting wheels, chipping hammers, stand grinders, and vibrators. Hammers and other tools may be used
  • Complete full visual inspections of all castings. Rework or scrap defective castings
  • Operate air hoists to move parts over 50 lbs.
  • Follow process sheets to complete part to customer specifications
  • Roll or turn castings when necessary to make surfaces accessible
  • Prep finished castings for packaging
  • Responsible for completing abrasive and chisel changes
  • Inspect tools for their condition and ensure correct guarding is utilized
  • Some minor tool maintenance will be required
  • Must attend and participate in stretching exercises twice per shift
  • Record work activity in the time management system
  • Attend weekly safety meetings


  • Must be available to work 8-9 hour shifts
  • Must be available for overtime as production needs require
  • Monday – Friday , some Saturdays required
  • Typical shift hours:
  • 1st shift: 3:45 am – 1:00 pm
  • 2nd shift: 12:45 pm – 10:00 pm
  • 3rd shift: 8:45 pm - 5:00 am

Pay rate:

  • Base pay rate of $17.50, 2nd shift premium: $0.70
  • 1st shift pay rate: $17.50
  • 2nd shift pay rate: $18.20
  • 3rd shift pay rate: $18.30
  • Base rates increase $0.50/hour upon successful completion of probation (60 working days)
  • Annual base pay increases


  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401k plan with generous company match
  • Apprenticeship programs
  • Opportunity for advancement

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Edu & Exp
  • No previous experience required, we will train you!
  • No educational requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply
  • Previous foundry experience a plus
  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must actively engage in safe working practices
  • Must be able to tolerate hot working conditions and a loud environment
  • Must be comfortable working in small spaces
  • Must be comfortable with the intense physical demands of the position
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • No travel requirements

Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.