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Manufacturing Specialist II - Cutter Grind

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location : Portland, OR   

Functional Area : Manufacturing 

Number of Openings : 2 

Current Openings : 2,00 


Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional Manufacturing Specialist - Cutter Grind opportunity at our headquarters in Portland, Oregon.


We are committed to excellence in our people, products, performance, and profits. We believe our team members are the foundation of our Company's success, and we are committed to continuous improvement and learning, exceptional quality, connecting with our customer, and good relationships with our team members.



The successful candidate primary role is to produce high quality product, for internal and external customers, and or support production areas.



  • Produce high quality products for internal and external customers, and or support production areas.
  • Operate machinery including: Swing arm grinders, in-line grinders and CBN grinders MDP
  • Maintain machinery and follow safety procedures
  • Perform quality checks
  • Machine set-up & clean-up



  • High school diploma or GED required.



  • Mechanical aptitude, writing, and basic math skills required.
  • Flexible to learn all job assignments.
  • Machine operation experience preferred.
  • Self-starter needing minimal direction
  • Demonstration of a high degree of flexibility and progressive attitude toward change.
  • Proven ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Must be able to lift 5 to 40 pounds frequently, stand/walk up to 8 hours per day on a concrete/platform floor.
  • Must have full range of motion including bending, stooping, twisting, lifting and repetitive motion.



  • Must be available for all of the following shifts (rotating shift schedule):

         Day shift: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

         Swing shift:  4:00 p.m. to midnight

         Graveyard shift:  Midnight to 7:30 a.m.

         Or when assigned to a special shift determined by department needs



Blount is a global manufacturer and marketer of replacement parts, equipment, and accessories for consumers and professionals operating primarily in two market segments: Forestry, Lawn, and Garden (“FLAG”); and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture (“FRAG”). Blount also sells products in the construction markets and is the market leader in saw chain and guide bars for chain saws. We also supply original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with cutting attachments.


Blount offers products under the brand names of OREGON®, Carlton®, Woods®, KOX, SpeeCo®, ICS®, Pentruder and Merit.  For more information, visit


Blount will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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