Hand Finisher - 1st & 2nd Shifts in Suffern, NY at Tecomet

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Hand Finisher removes excess metal and surface defects from parts by performing the following duties.


  • Selects abrasive belt or wheel according to grain size, type of finish specified, product being polished, or amount of metal to be removed.
  • Attaches wheel or belt to drive mechanism.
  • Starts polisher and manipulates work piece against abrasive wheel or portable wheel against work piece to remove metal and surface defects.
  • Examines part for acceptability of finish in accordance with inspection criteria.
  • Maintains housekeeping and safety standards in work area.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be professional, proactive and positive.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

 Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized form.

Technical Skills:

Knowledge of blueprint reading, and check parts as per print guidelines.
Use and knowledge of inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, height gages, and comparators.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands or arms.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; and sit.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and vibration.  The employee frequently is exposed to extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) recommended by the company is required.


  • Good communication skills.
  • Good hand/eye coordination.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Tecomet is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/VET/DISABLED


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