JBT Corporation

Grinder/Finisher - 2nd Shift

4 weeks ago
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John Bean Technologies Corporation has a long history of technical innovation. JBT traces its roots to 1884 when inventor John Bean developed a new type of spray pump to combat San Jose scale in California's orchards. Our innovative solutions have helped create industries, and our tradition of invention continues to contribute to customer success today. We are a leading provider in nearly every market in which we compete, with strong relationships that only begin with the best people, equipment and technologies available anywhere. Today, JBT is a strong and balanced market leader with almost $1 billion in annual revenues.

JBT Wolf-tec is a leading innovative equipment manufacturer providing better, safer and more cost effective manufacturing methods for meat, poultry, and seafood processors and turnkey solutions for automation.

We have an immediate opportunity for a full-time, second-shift grinder/polisher.   This position grinds and polishes surfaces of fabricated sheet metal assemblies to specified finish.


Grinds and polishes and glassbeads surfaces of fabricated sheet metal assemblies using hand, power and pneumatic tools.

Conditions the surface of items to a finish specification. 

Visually examines and feels metal surfaces to detect defects, such as dents, scratches, or cracks.  Corrects or reports non-conformances as necessary.

Transports parts and assemblies to and from the work area using a forklift or other material handling equipment.               

Maintains a neat and organized work center.   


Knowledge and Skills:

Ability to read safety and production procedures and understand oral instructions in English.

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Trade school training preferred. 

Thorough understanding of grinding and polishing fabricated sheet metal assemblies.  A thorough knowledge of metal finishing techniques is recommended but not mandatory.

Forklift training and certification are required.

Basic understanding of electrical and pneumatic hand tool operation.

Ability to manually lift up to 50 lbs.

Ability to wear and work effectively with a fresh air supply respirator.



Sheet metal finishing experience with ability to perform all finishing operations with minimal supervision.  Working experience in an ISO or continuous improvement environment is a plus

Work Environment and Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment:  Spends majority of time in a manufacturing environment. 

Physical Demands:   While performing the duties of this job is regularly required to stand, walk and bend. Uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Regularly required to lift and move up to 50 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.



It is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted.  In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department.


EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.org

You may also call Megan Meagrow at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.



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