The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 04-Oct-2017 to 03-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Memphis, TN
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Non-Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Grinder who will work in the Delta Door and Hardware division of Cook & Boardman in Memphis, Tennessee.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States. C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supplies, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 23 locations across ten states and serves customers throughout the United States.


Grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metals

Essential Functions

  • Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing, using hand tools and power tools
  • Select files or other abrasives, according to materials, sizes and shapes of work pieces, amount of stock to be removed, finishes specified, and steps in finishing process
  • Measure and mark equipment, objects, or parts to ensure grinding and polishing standards are mey
  • Verify quality of finished work pieces by inspection, comparison to templates, measuring their dimensions, or testing work pieces in working machinery
  • Record product and processing data on specified forms
  • Transfer equipment, objects, or parts to specified work areas, using moving devices
  • Apply solutions and chemicals to equipment, objects, or parts using hand tools
  • Repair and maintain equipment, objects, or parts using hand tools
  • Sharpen abrasive grinding tools, using machines and hand tools
  • File grooved, contoured, and irregular surfaces of metal objects, such as metal working dies and machine parts, to conform to templates, other parts, layouts, or blueprint specifications
  • Repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torches, straightening presses, and hand tools
  • General shop work including clean up, organizing, and maintaining an appropriate work environment
  • Duties are not limited to this list - may be responsible for warehouse, installation or customer service duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 1-2 years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Detail Oriented  - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
  • Safety Awareness -  Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety
  • Working under pressure -  Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Motivation -  Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability
  • Accountability -  Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

Physical Demands

Must be able to stand and walk for much of the day. Ability to lift 25-50 pounds frequently, and ability to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally.

Work Environment

Other conditions may include proximity to forklifts or other heavy machinery and using various tools and hardware. Worker is subject to frequent heavy lifting.

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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