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Why You Should Work Here

Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018, and 2019. Opportunities exist for development and career progression as well as attractive benefit packages.

Job Description

Safely operate grinding machinery to produce parts that meet Graco quality requirements at the lowest cost in a timely manner.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated ability to do set-up, operate and adjust grinder.
  • Involves changing of wheels, change/adjust guide plate, and dressing regulating wheel.
  • Responsible for conformance of parts produced to blueprint specifications, including in-process inspection.
  • Read and understand operational layouts, job packets and blueprint drawings (this includes geometric tolerancing).
  • Provide accurate inventory counts and ensure accurate use of labor reporting system.
  • Be proactive in problem-solving to continually improve the quality of the product.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work stations and immediately reports accident or unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Work as a team member to aid all shifts toward achieving departmental goals, including quality, productivity, efficiency and customer service levels.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Years of Experience

High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of shop experience. PC Skills, Blueprint Reading for Machinists, Math for Machinist, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing III, or equivalent certifications. Knowledge of how to read complicated drawings and use a variety of precision measuring instruments. Knowledge of how to inspect own work to conformance of specifications with limited technical assistance. Understanding of safety rules and regulations to prevent unsafe set-ups, operations, or acts which might cause injury to self, others, or environment.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Discussed in person


  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Group discounts off vehicles, cell phone service, paint, and more
  • 401(k) plan with company matching contribution as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Health, dental insurance

Application Information

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About Company
Graco, Inc. is the leading provider of premium pumps and spray equipment for fluid handling in the construction, manufacturing, processing, and maintenance industries.

1112 Sibley St, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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