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Machine Operator 1- Band and Bore Department-2nd shift at The Ames Companies, Inc. in Grantsville, Maryland

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


We have AMAZING Benefits! Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Wellness, 401K, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, PTO Days, Disability, Employee Stock Option Plan.


  • We provide Discounted Tickets to hotels, movies, theme parks, shows and more…

  • We are environmentally conscious and responsible

  • We provide immense growth opportunity!

  • We are proud supporters of local and national charities.


ClosetMaid is the worldwide leader in home storage and organization, offering innovative wire and laminate/wood storage systems for use in bedrooms, kitchens, family rooms, laundry rooms, home offices, garages, and more. Our products are sold in many countries world-wide. Our Customers range from large retailers to independent authorized dealers to the individual shopper at home.

Our mission is to be the Global Leader in innovative home storage products by surpassing customer expectations of products, quality, service and merchandising.

ClosetMaid is dedicated to progress. Our goal is to continue to make ClosetMaid a better place to work.

We are a business unit of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF)

Major Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Position Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Follow the Job Instruction Breakdowns (JIBs) for the job.

  • Handle materials to and from the production line.

  • Count, identify, and weigh materials as required.

  • Exercise safe work practices.

  • Maintain good housekeeping of area.

  • Maintain specific quality standards by performing all checks as required by the quality sampling standards.

  • Maintain production rates and strives to improve.

  • Complete all necessary paperwork and computer input as requested.

  • Use common hand tools, gauges, measuring devices, pallet jacks, and other handling equipment to perform job function.

  • Read, understand, and respond to instruction.

  • Become skilled at identifying product names, codes, labels, ID numbers and associated components.

  • Perform running adjustments, perform minor preventative maintenance on equipment, complete standard setups/changeovers on equipment.

  • Work at different workstations and various departments as production needs require.

  • Utilize special handling equipment to aid in movement or positioning of materials.

  • Stacking, pushing and pulling skids loaded onto and off conveyors.

  • Changes edge banding according to the product requirements.

  • Ensures the glue pot is filled to the proper level.

  • Regularly cleans glue off the rollers and the flat surface tops.

  • Maintains clean work environment. Cleans machines and work area as required at end of each shift.

  • Checks each part before banding for quality.

  • Applies banding using the banding machine.

  • Trims the boards on both sides using the trimmer.

  • Troubleshoots the machines when required.

  • Communicates with the scheduler to produce the scheduled product.


  • Previous manufacturing experience strongly preferred

  • Previous CNC machining experience preferred

  • Good safety record

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

  • Good Math skills

  • Must be able to work overtime as business needs dictate

  • Ability to work in a team environment and maintain regular attendance


Equal Opportunity Employer  


ClosetMaid is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by contacting Human Resources at 1-352-401-6396 or by sending an email to to make appropriate arrangements.


 Work Authorization


No calls or agencies please. ClosetMaid will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided.



In addition to federal law requirements, CLOSETMAID complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


CLOSETMAID expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.