Grinder Machinist

Knoxville, TN
Full Time
Mid Level

BHS Corrugated North America is seeking an experienced Grinder Machinist to join our team at our production facility in Knoxville, Tennessee.  This is a 2nd OR 3rd shift position, on-site with 0% travel.

The Job:

You will be responsible for providing fundamental operation of all machines and procedures to ensure manufacturing is completed in compliance with BHS procedures and quality requirements. 


  • Operate Campbell Flute grinders, including verification of automated measuring equipment, documentation of adjustments, and verification of roll dimensions after grinding 
  • Operate SMTW OD grinder, including roll bodies, journals, and reliefs.
  • Perform and participate in acquiring materials and parts required to maintain machinery and equipment.
  • Operate Lathes for centering, turning journals, and reliefs as required.
  • Perform quality verification using manual and automated measuring equipment.
  • Operate Strip Tank, install bearings, pressure test, and all other requirements to process rolls.  
  • Assist and support training other operators and establish 5S cleaning standards for machinery and other equipment. 
  • Utilize best behavioral safe practices and follow all safety procedures and instructions.  Accept ownership of individual safety and maintain constant safety awareness for self and fellow employees
  • Sign off and complete all safety, quality, and processing documentation. Utilize shop floor computers as required to capture manufacturing-related data toward customer orders. This includes process routings and labor tracking documentation in SAP.
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance for all machines; this includes daily, weekly, monthly, and supporting annual preventative maintenance tasks
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Experience:

  • 2+ years experience in a production or manufacturing environment using CNC machines.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings & blueprints
  • Ability to read and use digital calipers, micrometers, depth gauges, and other measuring tools 
  • Ability to verify calibration of gauges.
  • Flexible and urgent response schedule.
  • Ability to respond to unplanned downtime situations.
  • SAP and MS Office Experience.

The Salary:

$22-25/hr. based on experience.

The Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Insurance
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Company-Paid Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Company-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous 6% 401(k) Match
  • HSA/FSA (eligible for BHS contribution into HSA)
  • Vacation / Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave – 3 weeks paid
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Legal Assist and ID Theft
  • Employee Assistance Program

About BHS:
BHS is the world’s largest provider of solutions for the corrugated industry.  We are a privately-owned company, headquartered out of Germany, with more than 50 years in the corrugated industry.  BHS has been in North America for 30 years, primarily focusing on the sales and service of corrugated equipment.  


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