FINISHING LINE OPERATOR To apply, complete a Coldspring application at, click on "About Coldspring," "Careers," choose desired job and then click on "Apply Online Now." Location: Cold Spring, MN Department: Finishing Supervisor: Byron Nistler Job Summary: The Finishing Line Operator uses various hand and automatic tools to blend or remove any imperfections from memorials, as well as polishing and highlighting them, to ensure they meet the appropriate quality standards. Duties: Transfers memorials from conveyor to finishing booth Uses a straight drill with a wire wheel to remove excess paint from memorial boarders, sculpted designs and emblems Uses a hand wire brush to remove paint from small, detailed emblems Uses a die grinder with an abrasive pad to highlight wire wheeled areas to brighten bronze and antique it Uses a high-cycle tool with a metal finishing wheel to remove excess paint and metal, polishes any lettering and flattens emblems to standard thickness Controls the frequency drive to adjust the speed of the metal finishing wheel to avoid over-sanding and removal of pertinent details on letters and emblems Uses a surface conditioning belt to polish the radius on certain designs and patterns Applies touch-up paint on memorials with an air brush Uses scrub brush and compressed air to clean memorials Performs appropriate inspections to ensure quality standards are met Scans work orders into JDE system Trims excess bronze and/or burrs from letters, numbers and emblems received from the Trimmer area as needed Inspects each item to ensure it meets quality and tolerance standards Uses an iPad as a reference tool to verify how various emblems should be finished Uses a belter sander to polish flat letters and memorial boarders as necessary Performs 5S and Total Productive Maintenance duties and assists in improving departmental 5S practices Adheres to all safety policies and protocol while maintaining a high level of performance; includes identifying and eliminating any potential safety hazards in the work area Cross trains in other departments as needed Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor Requirements: Good eye-hand coordination Detail oriented Works in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy Physical Requirements: Repetitive bending, lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of objects Lifts up to 50 lbs. occasionally Stands for the entire shift Wears protective safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, and latex/vinyl gloves Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required Status: This is a full time hourly position; Mon. Fri. 5AM 2PM; overtime as needed If assistance is needed in completing this application, please call Andrea Ricke-Deopere in Human Resources at (320) 685-4682. Coldspring is a Veteran Friendly, Wellness-Oriented, Tobacco-Free Company. Coldspring is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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