Production Operator - Grinding (Night Shift 730pm - 730am)


Knoxville, TN, US

Req ID:  4532
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.






Want to work our full-time schedule of 15 days per month?

Want every other weekend off – make that a three-day weekend off!

Enjoy a great work culture with competitive pay, benefits, and vacation?

We would love for you to join our team!


I.   Purpose of Position

Operate blade grinding equipment to produce high quality razor blades.


II.  Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Procedures:


  • Maintain and operate blade grinding machines in a high-speed manufacturing environment.
  • Regulate machining by setting and adjusting controls.
  • Maintain specifications by observing quality standards and utilizing precision measurement equipment
  • Resolve production problems to meet specifications and troubleshoot equipment; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Keep machines and work area clean.
  • Document actions by completing production and quality records.

III.  Required Skills and Experience

  • Must be able to correctly read and interpret instruments and gages.
  • Must be able to correctly calculate basic mathematics equations (addition, subtraction, division, percentages).
  • 2 years prior manufacturing experience.  Examples:  CNC Operator, Press Operator, Machine Operator, Molding Technician, or Maintenance background and/or related technical certification.
  • Good Interpersonal Skills.
  • Strong Communications Skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent mechanical skills, both verbal and written.
  • High speed machine/equipment operation.
  • Demonstrates problem solving & trouble shooting skills.
  • Basic knowledge of blue print reading.
  • Demonstrates quality awareness & attention to detail.

 Physical Demands:   

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, stoop, twist, use hands and fingers, handle or feel certain object or controls, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands or arms, kneel or crouch. Employee may also be required to perform repetitive motion with hands and arms. The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville