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Blount International, Inc. UHV Operator (MID) Shift in Kansas City, Missouri

UHV Operator (MID) Shift

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Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Blount International

Work Location: Kansas City, MO (Mfg Plant)

Functional Area: Manufacturing

Number of Openings: 3

Current Openings: 3.00

Blount International, Inc. has an exceptional opportunity.

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.


Kansas City Blades Manufacturing Plant

4840 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64127


Safely set up and cut blanks used to make lawn mower blades. The position requires following and maintaining given specifications throughout this process to produce high quality products for our customers.


Set-up and Operate Ultra High Volume (UHV) Press

Perform progressive die and press operations, including setup and removing tooling, troubleshooting and light maintenance of machinery, equipment and tools Monitoring equipment/tooling during production stamping to ensure it is working properly, watching gages, dials, and other indicators Performing quality checks according to documentation Operation of computer systems to input production and test data Train other operators as needed

Physically load and unload parts manually or using proper material handling equipment and techniques

Removing and/or installing dies; setting dies to match sample and specifications Loading steel into die or change coiled steel roll as necessary Locate, read, and understand quality documentation Complete paperwork for documentation purposes as needed Understand and maintain relationships in the Manufacturing Department Assist in keeping machines running, including working in other departments as directed Follow departmental safety requirements


High school diploma or nationally recognized accredited equivalent required Machine Technology courses preferred


Previous experience as a metal stamping press operator in a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment is preferred A minimum of one year of experience in a very similar work environment, i.e. assembly, production, manufacturing and in the following areas: Controlling machine and processes by using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes Handling and moving objects by using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning and moving materials and manipulating things Communicating with supervisors or peers to provide information to supervisors or coworkers by telephone, in written form, or in person Inspecting equipment or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects Identifying objects, actions, and events by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities and detecting changes in circumstances or events Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, writing and basic math skills are required Demonstrated leadership skills Must be able to work effectively and communicate with others in a team environment Must be able to take initiative, seeking and acting on opportunity to improve the organization's performance Lift/carry up to 35 lbs frequently Stand for duration of 8-hour; 10-hour shift; 12-hour shift English fluency for safety, training and documentation purposes Stable work history with good employment references Excellent attendance record


Must be available to work onsite for the following shift(s): Monday-Thursday MID Shift (typically 5p-3a)

Mandatory 10hours overtime on Fridays (5p-3a)


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 www.blount.com .

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. It is the policy of Blount International to provide equal employment to all qualified persons without discrimination based on sex, race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under law.

During the application process we will not ask for or collect any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. This notice should not be construed as an offer of employment or creating any terms of employment.