CNC OD Grinding Operator

Published: Nov 2, 2022

Location: Fountain Inn, US, 29644

Company: MAPAL Group


MAPAL Inc. is the US subsidiary of the MAPAL Group. It employs more than 250 team members at two locations in the United States to ensure superior customer satisfaction. The site in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, is the US Centre of Competence for solid carbide tools. A special focus lies on the US aerospace industry which is closely supported with an Aerospace Test Centre on site.


The MAPAL Group is an international supplier of precision tools for the machining of almost all materials. The family business has 5,000 employees worldwide and sees itself as a technology partner to its customers.
Interesting and challenging tasks, good opportunities for development and the attractive working conditions of a modern company are the basis for long-term working  relationships.


Your Profile

  • Health, hygiene, and safety oriented
  • Detail oriented and skilled in understanding process workflow
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • 0-3 years education, experience, OJT program or equivalent, working with CNC OD machines
  • Demonstrated experience with metal cutting principles
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and understand blueprints
  • Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude and approach


Your Tasks

  • Must ensure all tooling is inspected for proper manufacturing to blueprint specifications and MAPAL standards
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Tool measurement and testing according to the blueprints and appropriate measurement tools such as Studer, etc.
  • Produce product in accordance with job router, print and capacity in the most efficient manner. Program, set-up and operate CNC OD machine to conform to CNC product specifications
  • Implement and inspect equipment maintenance according to maintenance schedule
  • Ensure work area and equipment are maintained, organized and clean to Mapal standards
  • Exceed and exhibit all Mapal Inc. behaviors as defined by policy, procedure and standards
  • Ensure written flow charts, work instructions and/or standards for each position responsibility is consistent and accurate. Update, refine and adjust as needed or required
  • Actively participates in all cross-functional team projects and assignments as directed by Plant Manager
  • Tasks as assigned to qualification standard

We Offer:

  • Market competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability/life and 401(k)
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Training here and abroad
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness programs that include onsite annual physicals

Your Task Measurements

  • Less than 1% of all products produced by operator is determined as nonconforming to customer specification and MAPAL standard
  • All product is produced within time allotment for operation and if excess time was used reasoning and problem-solving method is utilized to discover root cause and solution plans to address to stay within allotted time
  • All process, procedures and preventative measures that includes inspecting equipment are followed without deviation
  • Unscheduled attendance is less than 1% annually

ADP Benchmark Position: CNC OD Grinder

Orientation Schedule: Plant

Onboarding Assignment: Plant

Training/Development Plan: Entry Plant Grade Plan

Pre-employment questions: Entry Plant Specific

Pre-employment demonstrated action types: Testing (shop math; detail)

Scorecard: Plant entry positions

Task Analysis: Plant


We look forward to receiving your online application in our Career Portal.
Telephone: (864) 881-7911 | E-Mail:    MAPAL Inc. | Fountain Inn, SC


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Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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