Grinding, Polishing & Buffing Machine Operators

Posted Date: 02-05-2024
Job Type: Temp
Location: Buffalo, NY

Job Details:

  • First shift, Monday-Friday
  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Pay rate: $18/hr. training period
  • $22.28 after working 480 hours
  • Weekly competitive pay
  • Quick cash with direct deposit
  • Unlimited $400 referral bonuses
  • Employee incentives and benefits
  • Employee of the Month programs
  • Work with a great company!


  • Sets up, adjusts and operates a rotary wheel Blanchard grinder to grind flat or irregular surfaces to close tolerances and to impart required finish
  • Operate grinding and polishing machines to grind metal workpieces
  • Dress grinding wheels according to company and legal regulations
  • Monitor operation to determine whether adjustments are necessary
  • Halt or troubleshoot machines when needed or call for repairs
  • Grind, sand, clean, and polish objects or parts to correct defects
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing by utilizing hand and power tools
  • Inspect product quality and damages
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and always wear protective gear

Position Requirements:

  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must have proven experience on a Blanchard Grinding Machine.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or warehouse setting is a plus
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • May be required to stand for long periods
  • Must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions
  • May engage in frequent bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling
  • Great attendance and punctual

Surge hires for a variety of top jobs in the area. We specialize in staffing for administrative, call centers, hospitality, logistics, manufacturing, automotive, and technology roles! Call your local branch today and we would be happy to discuss all options with you.

We look forward to partnering with you on your job search!

Why Surge?

-Unlimited $400 referral bonuses

-Great Weekly Pay


-Holiday Pay

-Incentive Programs

-Flexible Hours

-Free Skills Training


  • Seasonal
  • Part-time
  • Full-time
  • Direct hire
  • Flexible

Surge is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.