Grinder - 31184

in Cooke County, TX

Job Description


Dura-Line, an Orbia business is hiring Grinder Operators to join our Gainesville, Texas Team.


At Dura-Line we create solutions that better connect people and information across the globe. Your work with us will help reinvent the future of cities and homes, link communities to data infrastructure, expand access to health and wellness, and create critical human connections between families and friends.


Job Description

The Grinder is the entry level position in our Extrusion department. As a Grinder, you will utilize standard tools and are responsible for operating the grinding equipment. The grinder role is to ensure scrap and returned product is reground so that it can be recycled and inserted into new product.


This position is a full-time position, on-site at our extrusion plant located at:

2406 I-35 Frontage Road

Gainesville, TX 76240


What can you expect in the Grinder role at Dura-Line?

  • You will operate and maintain grinding area equipment to ensure efficient and safe processing of scrap conduit. 
  • You will monitor product and equipment parameters to meet quality requirements.
  • You will conduct minor repairs and report major problems to production leadership. 
  • You will accurately document ground product dimensions and track weights. 
  • You will coordinate tooling changes and assist with scrap material separation. 
  • You will perform cleanup in the grinding area, including waste disposal. 
  • You will perform all work cautiously, with safety of yourself and fellow team members at the top of mind always.
  • You will help to maintain a safe space for your team to share feedback and ideas for improvements.


What is in it for you? Our Amazing Benefits!

  • Competitive starting hourly wage of $19.00 per hour
  • Sign-On Bonus of $1,500 paid out over the course of your first 90-days with Dura-Line.
  • Work HALF of the month, having every other weekend as a 3-day weekend! (12-Hour, 2-2-3 schedule)
    • Night Shift Hours 7:45 pm – 8:00 am (2-2-3 shift rotation)
    • Day Shift Hours 7:45 am - 8:00 pm (2-2-3 shift rotation)
      • Night Shift receives an additional $3.00/hr shift dif) 
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus (depending on plant performance).
  • IMMEDIATE Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription benefits on the first day.
  • 6% 401(k) match with an additional 3% contribution by Dura-Line. Did I mention that you are FULLY VESTED on day 1 also?
  • 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Volunteer Time.
  • Tuition reimbursement after 1 year of service (up to $5,000 for undergraduate programs and up to $7,500 for graduate programs).
  • ENDLESS professional growth potential with our GLOBAL family of Orbia companies.
  • BRING A FRIEND! Employee Referral Bonus of $1,500 for your referrals that join us after your date of hire.

What does Dura-Line need from you?

  • Your commitment to being a reliable and punctual team player. (Attendance on scheduled workdays is a must!)
  • Your commitment to wearing gloves, eye protection, and steel toe boots always, and dust mask, earplugs, hard hats, and face shields as necessary.
  • Maintain a safe, neat, and orderly workspace.
  • Your ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance, as well as the ability to push and pull pipe coils.
  • Your ability to work most of the time indoors on the plant floor, with heat, dust, and noise and work some of the time outdoors in any weather condition.
  • Your ability to remain in a stationary, standing position 80-100% of the time. Must be able to squat, bend, or stoop as much as 25% of the time on some days.


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Job Posting: 3102231

Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

Updated On: Jun 05, 2024

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