Grinder Day Shift

Company Description

Job Description


Base Pay: $17.00 per hour

Day Shift: 7 am-7 pm on a 2-2-3 Schedule

Benefits Start Day 1

On Demand Pay (Access to Your Pay When You Need It)

Weekly Pay


Associate grinds scrap material for reuse in later product runs. Associate also ensures proper labeling of gaylords, color consistency of grinding runs, and safe operation of grinder(s).

  • Set up grinder work station at shift start, ensuring proper positioning of skids, sacks, and chutes
  • Clean and maintain grinder
  • Manually feed scrap materials, punch-outs and knock-outs into grinder pit(s), monitoring grinder operations to prevent overloads
  • Ensure all scrap racks and flowbins are properly stacked in the correct location
  • Ensure that product feeds are consistent in color
  • Distribute regrind in flowbins and breakdown empty gaylords
  • Ensure that flowbins are logged and placed in proper location
  • Report daily regrind to ensure inventories remain consistent
  • Perform safety checks on flow bins and racks for any and all defects
  • Collect and weigh vinyl scrap from production lines
  • Check daily grinding runs for proper mix and consistency; ensure proper handling, packaging, and weight of gaylords; complete regrind report
  • Segregate acceptable from unacceptable scrap
  • Assist with the production of pulverized material
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained at all times, and perform daily cleaning of grinding pit
  • Assist Maintenance with grinder maintenance
  • Complete daily forklift safety/damage inspection checks
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required
  • Train new associates, if necessary
  • Actively participate in all plant safety programs, depending on location
  • Relieve Extrusion Associate 1s and 2s as needed


  • High school graduate or G.E.D
  • Prefer ability to learn to work with computer systems
  • Must have good manual dexterity
  • Must be accurate in keeping colors separate, and recording weights
  • Must be able to learn to safely operate forklift equipment
  • Prefer ability to safely operate multi-directional forklift
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to interact with people
  • Must be able to lift 86lbs on a continual basis above shoulder height and below the waist and ability to team lift 87 to 100lbs
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Manufacturing plant environment with exposure to constant loud noise, temperature extremes, and dust
  • Position requires continual walking, standing, periodic pulling, heavy lifting, bending, reaching, and pushing
  • Blue bins; digital scale; forklift; split tail; scrap racks; safety glasses; hearing protection; gloves; calculator
  • Safe work performance is required from each Associate at all times
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a safe manner in accordance with applicable Health and Safety Manuals
  • Required to wear or use personal protectiveequipment as applicable and to immediately report unsafe working conditions
  • Comply with all legislative requirements as outlined by Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations
  • Additionally, the proper discharge of safety responsibilities is an integral part of each Associate’s performance appraisal
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Additional Information

Site Address: 91 Variform Drive Martinsburg WV 25403

For more information, please call or text (304) 278-4149.

Why work for Cornerstone Building Brands?

Our teams are at the heart of our purpose to positively contribute to the communities where we live, work and play. Full-time* team members receive** medical, dental and vision benefits starting day 1. Other benefits include PTO, paid holidays, FSA, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k, EAP, discount programs, tuition reimbursement, training, and professional development. You can also join one of our Employee Resource Groups which help support our commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment.

*Full-time is defined as regularly working 30+ hours per week. **Union programs may vary depending on the collective bargaining agreement.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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