Grinder - Midnight Shift in Dover, NJ at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Work Hours for this Midnight Shift are Monday- Friday 11:00 PM – 7:00 AM (shift starting on Sunday at 11:00 PM.) Training may be required on Day Shift (7:00 AM – 3:00 PM) or where training is able to be scheduled before moving to Midnight Shift.


Starting wage: $18.34

12-month wage: $22.58

Along with your pay, Howmet provides you with a comprehensive package of benefits that is competitive with other leading companies. Some of our benefits include:

  •  Medical/Prescription Drug/Dental/Vision benefits offered upon hire.
  • Paid vacation each year, based on length of service.
  • 104 paid holiday hour per year.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan. Arconic/Howmet may match a percentage of your pre-tax contributions (the amount of the company match may vary by location).
  • Arconic/Howmet provides an employer contribution to your Retirement Savings Plan account each pay period.
  • Employee Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Free fitness center membership.

Job Summary
This position removes excess metal from the castings to customer specs using a grinding belt and grinding machine

Essential Job Functions

  • Must effectively work and communicate with other team members to provide products and services of the highest quality and reliability in total conformance with customer expectations.
  • Maintains records as required.
  • Maintains work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.
  • Follows all applicable safety rules and works in a safe manner at all times.
  • Responsible for verifying calibration stickers.
  • Performs other duties as might be assigned by supervision.
  • Responsible for performing set-ups as needed.
  • Assures dimensional accuracy of parts being machined or ground by taking quality measurements and making any necessary adjustments to jigs, fixtures, or machines.
  • Performs belting, stoning, buffing operations to remove visual imperfections
  • Performs other duties as might be assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsible for verifying routers before working parts.

  • Use of: Double end grinders, abrasive cutting disk, hand held grinders, chop saw, back stand abrasive belt   grinder, surface grinder, and Cincinnati CNC.
  • 95% of time requires pinch grip, continuous wrist and elbow moving, under general high force.
  • Frequent lifting of up to 25 pounds and frequent standing a manufacturing/factory environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including night and weekends with little advanced notice
  • Manually dexterity and above average hand-eye coordination.
  • Attention to detail


  • Expected to assist in the implementation of company EHS value and policy statement and its accompanying principles.
  • Comply with all department, facility, Corporate and Regulatory EH&S regulations.
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment.
  • Report all job-related illness and injuries. (Per employee handbook).
  • Report all Safety, Health & Environmental concerns to your supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Attend all EH&S training.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Training may be temporarily scheduled on a shift other than the shift listed above  



  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Candidates residing within 50 miles radius of Dover, NJ will only be considered.
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.