Metal Finishing Associate

Summary:   Responsible for performing polishing and finishing activities including process definition/documentation, set-up, operation and trouble-shooting necessary to meet quality and production requirements.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Uses belt sanding, polishing wheels and other fiber wheels to polish metal components.
  • Performs glass-bead/grit blast operations.
  • Assists with passivation and deflashing.
  • Uses a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Heat treats parts as needed.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance functions and machine tool trouble shooting (interpret operator/maintenance manuals); cleans and lubricates machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments to determine component conformance to specifications.
  • Performs other production assignments as necessary.
  • Maintains a professional working relationship and effectively communicates with all employees, managers, vendors, customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and complies with company policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and safety regulations.
  • Regular attendance at work is required.


  • Requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related production experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.